Psychotherapy: Effective & Affordable by BAPTI in Lafayette, CA
Community of effective, affordable, and compassionate psychotherapists in the East San Francisco Bay area. Supporting clients with a wide range of counseling specialities.
Psychotherapy, Mental health, mental health counseling, lafayette, walnut creek, depression, anxiety, family counseling, couples therapy, affordable counseling, low fee
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Healing: Possible

Tired of searching for support? Offering healing in the places that make life challenging is our passion. Overcoming internal obstacles, refining communication skills, strengthening relationships, feeling a sense of peace through effective psychotherapy. You deserve the support as an individual, couple, and family to feel strengthened and empowered to life a fulfilling life.


Counseling Support

Life is challenging and it can be difficult to find the support you need. We are here to offer individualized help to empower you on your path to wholeness.


The Intern Training Institute at is a non-profit, public benefit corporation founded over 20 years ago to provide high quality therapy services to clients in local communities including Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Canyon, Concord and Walnut Creek.


We are a passionate group of therapists who seek a wide range of trainings and specialities to offer a specialized service to each of our clients.

valerie beltran, MA

Specializing in Trauma, Children,

Later in Life & Aging

Shawn Brown
shawn brown, MA

Specializing in Teens, Trauma,

Grief & Loss

Haley Hewitt, MA

Specializing in Sexuality and Gender Identity, Chronic Pain & Eating Disorders

kathy macchi, MA

Specializing in Trauma, Depression &


Patsy Mickens, MA

Specializing in Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Grief & Loss

Affordable Therapist Teens Adults Lafayette
Nick Orsi, MA

Specializing in Adolescents, Anxiety, &

Chronic Pain

Heather Paulo, PsyD

Specializing in Anxiety, Depression, & Trauma Therapy

Ines Vaniman, MA

Specializing in Adolescents, Children &


Types of support for you, our community

Counseling Services

We specialize in offering high quality counseling services - individual, couples, family, & group - to support you regain your sense of empowerment & emotional health.

Parent Coaching

We offer individual & group parent coaching to assist you in navigating the many challenges and demands of parenting children in the diversity of the East Bay area.

Community Education

We are committed to working with the community at large to provide presentations and workshops to provide information on important mental health issues.

School Mental Health

We are involved in several local middle and high schools and work closely with the school counseling staff to support your students be successful.

Assessment & Testing

While all therapeutic practices involve initial and ongoing diagnosis and assessment, there are times when a more formal testing procedure is indicated.

Continuing Education

We provide classes and workshops for the local professional community on a variety of elective and required courses to further develop professional expertise.


To get started, contact our intake coordinator and we will be happy to help you get connected.

Mailing Address:

3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B201
Lafayette, CA 94549

Intake Phone:

(925) 284-2298


(888) 304-2736

Office Suites:

3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Suites A200, B200, B201, B205, B301
Lafayette, CA 94549

We look forward to connecting with you and helping you find support. Thank you for considering us and please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Our offices are easily accessible either by car or public transportation.

We are located in central Lafayette near both Highway 24 and the Lafayette BART station.

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