BROOKE POMERANTZ, LCSW | THERAPY IN OAKLAND & CALIFORNIA THERAPYStarting Therapy in Oakland or Online Therapy in California
GETTING STARTED WITH THERAPY IN OAKLAND OR ONLINE THERAPY IN CALIFORNIA
The first step in asking for help can be the hardest. Being here means you’re ready.
Commend yourself for taking that leap and putting your well-being first. Furthermore, through our collaborative work together, I will help you process through conflicts, overcome challenges and deepen your relationships. I offer therapy in Oakland and online therapy in California. Here are a few ways that individual and online therapy can help:
Find life satisfaction
Assert your needs
Make yourself a priority
Treat anxiety and depression
Navigate life transitions
Establish healthy boundaries
Improve self-esteem and worth
SO, ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED WITH THERAPY IN CALIFORNIA?
Here are the next steps in booking your therapy appointment and working together.
Next, we will schedule a free 15-minute initial consultation to discuss your treatment needs and schedule an initial session.
Lastly, after the consultation is completed, we’ll set up your initial session.
Additionally, therapy can also help to:
- Process emotions.
- Increase awareness.
- Strengthen relationships.
- Feel supported. For instance, through long-term therapy, you’ll be able to address any deep-seated issues and learn strategies, tools and techniques to cope when thoughts/feelings/emotions surface.
- Accomplish goals. For example, we will develop a plan and therapy is a great place to establish accountability in a safe environment.
THERAPY IN OAKLAND
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you accept insurance?
Can I use my Healthcare Flexible Spending Account?
What payment methods do you accept?
I accept credit card payments. Although if you are in need of alternative arrangements please be sure to speak to me in advance.
What are your rates?
In any case, please check with me regarding my current rate as I re-evaluate my fee on an annual basis.
Is everything I share confidential?
The relationship between a patient and a psychotherapist is confidential. I will not disclose any information without written permission. However, the law requires disclosing information if any of the following exceptions take place:
- First, child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, by law, must be reported.
Also, if a client threatens serious bodily harm to themselves or another person/s, this must be reported. In addition, if a client has intent to harm himself or herself, I will work with the individual to ensure his/her safety.
How do I schedule my appointment?
In any event, you can contact me in any of these ways.
You can contact me by filling out the form on my contact page here. Also, you can reach me by phone at 415-832-0767 or you can fill out the form on my contact page. Additionally, you can directly email me at brooke.pomerantz @ gmail.com to schedule an appointment for psychotherapy.
What if I need to cancel?
I am committed to respecting my weekly and multi-weekly appointment times with patients. Therefore, I have a 48-hour cancellation policy.
Undoubtedly, if you provide me with more than 48-hours’ notice, there will be no charge for cancellation. Unlike cancellation of your appointment with less than 48 hours’ notice will require full payment for the cost of the session.
Invest in Yourself.
At any rate, you deserve to be a priority in your life and have compassionate support. Above all, your mental health and well-being matters. Of course, as a therapist in Oakland, and I’d love to connect and see if we are a good fit for your unique needs.