Your Mental Health Matters

In today's fast-paced and increasingly interconnected world, the strains on our psychological and social well-being can seem overwhelming. Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, or addictive disorders can threaten our happiness and disrupt our social lives, careers, and relationships with family and friends.

Talk therapy with a qualified Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) can bring about a healthier, more positive, more fulfilled life for you and your loved ones. MFTs are relationship experts who are trained to work with individuals, couples (whether married or not), families of all types, and groups to relieve mental, emotional, and relational concerns.

You have the desire for change. A therapist can guide you on your journey toward personal growth and a more satisfying life. You owe it to yourself. Your mental health matters.

  • Addictions

    People turn to substances and/or behaviors to escape or distract themselves from pain. Not all of these are unhealthy or problematic but when they get in the way of relationships, work or enjoyment in life, they can become increasingly distressing.

  • Mood-Stress

    Stress, anxiety, depression, panic disorder and other behavioral health issues are difficult to manage without making lifestyle changes. And they are not uncommon. READ MORE 

  • Trauma


    Trauma is an event that elicits a strong emotional response to the experience, such as an accident, assault, natural disaster, violence or long-term abuse. It can leave you feeling shocked, overwhelmed, disoriented and hopeless. READ MORE

Featured Therapist 

Karen L. Kleckner, MA
Karen L Kleckner, M.A..

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Walnut Creek, CA

At the core of many personal issues lie old messages of your sense of worth. Those messages conveyed to you while growing-up that minimized your self-esteem. The journey inward toward your past can often be frightening and disheartening. By slowly revisiting the wounded part of yourself, old repetitive behaviors can cease to exist. A new sense of kindness toward yourself will begin to emerge. Allow me to travel with you to discover what is buried deep inside of your soul, exploring what keeps you from becoming all that you want to be.

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