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Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. Whether you are located in downtown Martinez, the suburbs of Martinez, other nearby places such as Concord, Walnut Creek, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jalia Kizito
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I provide comprehensive care by conducting assessments and creating personalized treatment plans. My services include medication management, psychotherapy, psychoeducation, and alternative treatments. I use evidence-based practices to ensure effective and holistic care.


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I provide comprehensive care by conducting assessments and creating personalized treatment plans. My services include medication management, psychotherapy, psychoeducation, and alternative treatments. I use evidence-based practices to ensure effective and holistic care.

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As a therapist, I prioritize collaboration with my clients to ensure the best care. I rely on evidence-based practices, clinical assessments, and psychotherapies like Motivational Interviewing, CBT, and Mindfulness-Based therapy. Together, we work towards solutions and personal growth.

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  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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  • Parenting
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  • Spirituality
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Together, we will identify past history of relationship wounding and help to identify with the part of you that knows what is needed to provide needed change. The only way out is through--and we can do that together.


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Together, we will identify past history of relationship wounding and help to identify with the part of you that knows what is needed to provide needed change. The only way out is through--and we can do that together.

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My focus is on helping you to come to a deeper sense of meaning on all that is weighing you down and freeing up whatever it is that seems to be stuck. I help people understand the triggers that lead to anxiety, depression, and stress.

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  • Abusive Relationships
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  • Young Women
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I want everyone that I work with to feel heard and my hope is to create a safe relationship built on trust and mutual understanding.

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My approach includes a combination of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Strengths Based interventions. Each of these strategies can provide us tools in daily living.

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  • Anxiety
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  • Codependency
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  • Depression
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  • Eating Disorders
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  • Life Transitions
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  • Women
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Meredith Rockenstein
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Work through difficult issues and work to make positive changes in your life or in your relationship. You deserve to be happy. Asking for help to achieve that is courageous.


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Work through difficult issues and work to make positive changes in your life or in your relationship. You deserve to be happy. Asking for help to achieve that is courageous.

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No two people are exactly the same so, therefore, no two therapeutic experiences are exactly the same. While I take a person centered approach with all of my clients, I customize the rest of the therapy to each individual client’s needs.

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  • Anxiety
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Teva Johnstone
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Create a plan to change patterns that are holding you back from enjoying your life and reaching your goals. We will explore essential skills in reducing the friction of parenting and general adulting with ADHD, depression, and anxiety.


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Create a plan to change patterns that are holding you back from enjoying your life and reaching your goals. We will explore essential skills in reducing the friction of parenting and general adulting with ADHD, depression, and anxiety.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with burned out parents and professionals who feel like they are crumbling from the pressure. I teach emotional regulation, mindfulness, self-compassion, and skill building to manage ADHD, depression, stress, and parenting responsibilities.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Entrepreneurial Women
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Autism
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Internet Use
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  • Neurodivergence
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  • Parenting Skills
  • Political Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
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