Let me guide and support you during your time of need
Clinical Psychologist Serving
Berkeley & Surrounding Areas
Lynn Winsten, Ph.D.
Berkeley Therapist & Psychologist
Create The Life You Want
As a Berkeley Psychologist, I can tell you it takes courage to face what may be wrong … may it be unwanted feelings such as anxiety, depression, or loneliness; prior trauma; early childhood neglect or abuse; unfulfilling work; or issues with relationships.
After many years of intensive training and many more years practicing psychotherapy, I have seen that people can address their suffering and come to a place of greater peace within as well as improve their relationships, work concerns, and lives overall.
My approach is to use a deep understanding of one’s life to resolve these problems. My intent is to elucidate our relationship as well as one’s current relationships, feelings, and experiences, to come to terms with what is truly wrong and resolve these difficulties. I will help you to identify true impasse and move forward to find how your own true and authentic self knows what is truly best for your own life, and how to achieve your goals and intentions.
Below You Will Find Information About Some
Of The Problems I Treat as a Berkeley Psychologist
Childhood Neglect & Abuse
Reaching out for professional support often requires the most courage
On a More Personal Note
The problems I treat as a therapist are not unfamiliar to me. When I was less than enthusiastic about the job I had in my 20’s with Sesame Street, my therapist at the time encouraged me to follow my passion … I was devouring psychology books at that time. Prior to that, I had helped gals in my dorm at college encouraging them to seek out therapists I knew if it was beyond my ability to help. And before that, I was needing to understand what was going on in my parent’s house in order to survive. Thus, I seemed to have become what I was truly destined to be, a Berkeley Psychologist. Over many years, I also have found great relief in enjoying myself in nature and with the use of Mindfulness (meditation) which I highly recommend to the individuals with whom I work. Psychotherapy, walking in nature, and practicing Mindfulness are sure ways to bring relief when struggling with difficult feelings and experiences.
I’m Here For You
Making an active choice to pursue therapy can be challenging. Feelings of anxiety, and depression often multiply when deciding whether or not to seek treatment. As a therapist in Berkeley California, I help people address the above problems to facilitate their mental well-being.
Every client arrives with their own needs. Since I began working in New York City as a psychologist, I have learned to deal with all levels and types of psychological problems. I specialize in providing counseling services to individuals dealing with trauma as well as other problems such as: childhood neglect and/ or abuse; depression; anxiety; PTSD; loneliness; career concerns; and, life transitions.
Individuals need to feel comfortable with the therapist they are working with. Creating a space where one feels compassion, empathy, safety, and stability allows for feelings and vulnerability to be addressed.
Evidence of these problems may arise in varying degrees throughout one’s life. But if these feelings are constantly present you should talk with someone.
I have over 30 years of experience as a clinical psychologist and currently work closely with clients in Berkeley, California, and the surrounding areas. Together we can help you identify what’s standing in your way and get you closer to your goals.
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