Therapist Profile

Name:
Thomas A. Gonda, Jr., MD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
2220 Mountain Blvd. Suite 240 Oakland, CA 94611-2905
Phone:
(510) 495-4826
Location:
1231 Market Street Suit 810 San Francisco, CA 94103-1400 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(510) 495-4826
Location:
1801 Bush Street Ste 131 San Francisco, CA 94109-5239 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(510) 495-4826
License Number
LMFT50715
Practicing Since:
1987
Additional Licenses:
Physician and Surgeon, G 60409

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
As a solution and relational focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. Please call or email me for an adult, couples, teen or family therapy consultation today. Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for. Ask for a courtesy in-person or phone consultation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
By appointment only. Offices in: San Francisco, Berkeley, Walnut Creek and Danville. Out of network coverage.
Services
A number of benefits are available from participating in psychotherapy. Therapists can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, stress management, body image issues and creative blocks. Many people also find that counselors can be a tremendous asset to managing personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, marriage issues, and the hassles of daily life. Therapists can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or point you in the direction of a solution. The benefits you obtain from therapy depend on how well you use the process and put into practice what you learn. Some of the benefits available from therapy include: Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals and values Developing skills for improving your relationships Finding resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety Managing anger, grief, depression, and other emotional pressures Improving communications and listening skills Changing old behavior patterns and developing new ones Discovering new ways to solve problems in your family or marriage Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence
Insurance
Out-of-Network coverage
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, MA M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine M.A., John F. Kennedy University, Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Alzheimer's Families
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Chronically Mentally Ill
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Crisis Intervention
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Employment Issues
Families
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Individual
Interracial Couples
Learning Disabilities
Mediation
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Physically Challenged
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Psychoanalysis
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Intersubjective
Jungian
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Certificate in Addiction Studies, JFK University University of California at Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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