Therapist Profile

Name:
Lynn C. Welch, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
5463 College Avenue Oakland, CA 94618
Phone:
(510) 356-4311
Website:
lynncwelch.com
License Number
LMFT48190
Practicing Since:
2006
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I am an MFT and have an MA in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies with an Expressive Arts Therapy focus. I have an extensive background in dance and movement education.

Through my experience and passion, I enjoy working with people struggling with body image, anxiety/depression, chronic and acute illness, grief and loss and issues of co-dependence.

I view therapy as a collaborative process that develops insight, acceptance and capacity to change. I incorporate both structure and following your lead, dependent upon what is needed. I believe that the symptoms that you come in with are meaningful and part of the therapy is about discovering what they are saying. Simultaneously, some symptoms may be dangerous and need management.

I use traditional talk therapy combined with body/mindfulness and the expressive arts. I believe that the therapeutic relationship can be a vehicle for healing and have found that the arts and self-awareness techniques can be powerful tools in the therapy process.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual Psychotherapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, 2006

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Depression/Clinical Depression
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Expressive Art Therapies
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Physically Challenged
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Expressive Arts Therapy Specialization
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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