Frances Jones, MS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT 116103 (510) 424-2548
Therapy is an opportunity to feel genuinely seen and understood by another person, maybe for the first time. I believe that it is from this place--of knowing yourself with compassion and being known without judgment--that meaningful change is possible.
You may be seeking therapy now because . . .
You are struggling to maintain a sense of balance, stability, or contentment.
You are navigating a major life transition (e.g., moving, pregnancy).
Symptoms of anxiety or depression are making it harder for you to live the kind of life you want.
Past experiences (e.g., dysfunctional family history, trauma, oppression/marginalization) are affecting you in the present.
You are having difficulty developing or maintaining healthy, satisfying, mutually fulfilling relationships.
Taking care of others comes naturally to you, but you're not sure where to start when it comes to caring for yourself.
Even if you value independence and self-sufficiency, I don't want you to have to "go it alone." I invite you to join me in an honest, real therapeutic relationship, where together—with creativity, curiosity, and humor—we can help you build the life and relationships you want.
Frances Jones offers psychotherapy and counseling for individuals, couples, groups, and adult siblings in Berkeley. Specializations include grief and sudden loss, dysfunctional family of origin, pregnancy, biracial and bicultural issues, dating and relationship blocks, premarital issues, and and stuck couple dynamics. Frances welcomes clients from LGBTQ+ communities. Her approach is relational, collaborative, and humorous. Her office is close to public transportation, and she invites clients from Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, Alameda, Albany, Walnut Creek, San Leandro, and elsewhere in the East Bay.