Noah Oderberg, Ph.D.
5435 College Avenue, Suite #201
Oakland, California 94618
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Are you struggling with depression, low self-confidence, or anxiety? Are you having difficulties in your relationships or at work? Are you finding it hard to cope with a loss, life transition, or illness?
I have brought warmth, insight, and compassion to my work with individuals & couples for 25 years as a Psychologist. My approach to psychotherapy is to create a safe environment through listening and empathy that enables you to talk about patterns in your life that are causing you distress.
Together we explore your thoughts, emotions, behaviors, relationships and dreams with the goal of helping you achieve greater life satisfaction, healthier relationships, & new sources of self-worth.
- Overcoming Depression & Anxiety
- Enhancing Self-Esteem
- Improving Intimate Relationships
- Resolving Work & School Difficulties
- Reducing Stress & Health Problems
- Controlling Destructive Habits with Hypnosis
- Coping with Loss & Life Transitions
- Addressing Type "A" Personality Issues
- Controlling Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
- Resolving Issues from Childhood
COUPLES, RELATIONSHIP & MARITAL THERAPY
- Relationship & Marital Therapy
- Pre-Marital Counseling
- Separation & Divorce Counseling
- Improving Communication & Assertiveness
- Learning Conflict Resolution Skills
- Deepening Trust
- Decreasing Power Imbalances
- Enhancing Emotional & Sexual Intimacy
- Resolving Individual Barriers to Intimacy
HELP WITH STRESS-RELATED SYMPTOMS
- Develop Relaxation Skills
- Learn to Practice Mindfulness
- Reduce Physical Symptoms: Headaches, Upset Stomach, Insomnia
- Decrease Emotional Symptoms: Worry, Feeling Overwhelmed, Moodiness
- Minimize Reliance on Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco
I work in INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY with the following treatment goals:
--I work with adults and adolescents who have a wide range of emotional and interpersonal difficulties.
--My approach to psychotherapy is to create a safe environment through supportive listening and empathy that enables you to talk about patterns in your life that are causing you distress.
--I help you understand how your problems developed and how you can work through your difficulties.
--One important aspect of psychotherapy involves exploration of your thoughts, emotions, relationships, and behaviors, opening the door to resolving difficulties that you’re having, and to developing healthier relationships and new sources of self-worth and life satisfaction.
I work in COUPLES THERAPY with the following treatment goals:
--I work closely with couples on a wide range of problems to improve the quality of their relationships.
--I create a safe environment where you and your partner can explore frustrating patterns in your relationship, work through your specific conflicts, and deepen trust.
--I use practical exercises and techniques to help you improve relationship skills and decrease patterns of relating that cause frustration and emotional upset.
--I teach you how to express feelings constructively and how to listen compassionately in order to increase mutual understanding.
--I help you create a healthy balance between togetherness and independence and work out many types of conflicts such as: sexual difficulties, power imbalances, monetary struggles and family conflicts.
--I do intensive work with couples by looking at each partner's intimacy issues as seen in their prior romantic relationships and their childhood experiences. This enables each partner to come to a greater understanding of him or herself and to participate in the relationship with enhanced romance, and greater enjoyment and intimacy.
I work on STRESS-RELATED SYMPTOMS with the following treatment goals:
--I treat individuals coping with stress and a variety of stress-related symptoms to help you regain a sense of calm, feel in control of your life, and be at peace within your body and mind.
--I show you relaxation skills, such as deep breathing, muscle relaxation, and calming the mind.
--I help you learn to be more present in the moment in order to experience life more fully.
--I work with you on developing skills to manage difficult emotions without having to rely on alcohol, drugs, tobacco, or other addictions.