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 live a fulfilling life.

OUR FOCUS

Counseling Support

Life is challenging and it can be difficult to find the support you need, for relationship issues, anxiety, parenting concerns or trauma. We are here to offer help to individuals, couples, children and families, to empower you on your path to wholeness.

Internships

The Intern Training Institute at bapti.org 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, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek.

Types of support for you, our community

Counseling Services

We offer high quality psychotherapy for adults, children, couples, families & groups. Our therapists address issues as diverse as trauma, career issues, acculturation, divorce, as well as gender identity issues.

Parent Coaching

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

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 to be successful academically, socially and emotionally.

Continuing Education

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

Clinical Supervisors
  • Colette Bischer-Choate, M.A., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Debbie Halliday, M.A., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Lynne Harr, M.A., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Kimberly Kerlin, M.A., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Meri Levy, M.A., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Robert Marino, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
  • David Matz, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist
  • Sheila Matz, MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Lynn Shields, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
BAPTI Co-Directors
  • Meri Levy, LMFT, Administrative Director
  • David Matz, Psy.D., Clinical Director
  • Nes Pinar, LMFT, Program Director
Board of Directors
  • Lena Nathanson, LMFT – President
  • Jeannette Harroun, LMFT – Treasurer
  • Connie McCullar, LMFT – Secretary
  • Grant Leitheiser, LMFT
  • Kate Leyva, LMFT
  • Haley Hewitt, LMFT
  • Cheryl Clift, MFTI

OUR TEAM

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

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valerie beltran, MA

Trauma, Children, Later in Life & Aging

Shawn Brown
shawn brown, MA

Teens, Trauma, Grief & Loss

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cheryl clift, MA

Trauma, Couples and Parenting Concerns

Jonna-Cohen
Jonna Cohen, MA Ed. MA

Anxiety, Depression, and Family Therapy

Affordable Therapist Teens Adults Lafayette
Nick Orsi, MA

Adolescents, Anxiety, & Chronic Pain

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Susan Overhauser, PhD

Trauma, Children & Adolescents, Couples

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Heather Paulo, PsyD

Anxiety, Depression, & Trauma Therapy

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Ines Vaniman, MA

Adolescents, Children & Depression

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Kelly Vincent, PsyD

Performance, Young Adults and Women’s Issues

CONTACT US

To get started, contact our intake coordinator at 925-284-2298 or submit the form below 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

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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