Amanda Blatchford

Psychotherapist, LMFT 119726

Amanda Blatchford

Psychotherapist, LMFT 119726

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Creative Arts Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 119726
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: I offer a free consultation call, so we can assess if it feels right to work with one another. It is of the utmost importance that you feel comfortable with your therapist, and that you get any initial questions answered before you begin the process.

I do not work directly with insurance companies, but I do have a National Provider Identification number (NPI), which enables me to work as an out-of-network provider for plans offering that option. To see if your plan offers reimbursement for out-of-network providers, call the Customer Service number on your insurance card and ask if your particular plan qualifies. In addition, ask if there are any stipulations, such as a maximum number of sessions covered within a certain time period, or certain diagnoses required. I would provide you with the paperwork to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement on a monthly or quarterly basis.

*I will sometimes offer sessions twice per month, rather than a weekly commitment, if financial concerns are present and the issues being addressed are not high-risk.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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My Approach to Helping

Welcome! My therapy practice offers services to families, adults, teens and children looking for guidance and support. I provide a blend of psycho-education, skill-building, deep listening and analyzation, client-centered reflection, and creative arts healing opportunities. I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and EFT. I also bring in elements of more traditional psychodynamic practices, and existential meaning-making inquiries. I focus on the relational nature of all struggles, as well as strengths. I develop relaxed and authentic relationships with my clients, using compassion, lightness, practicality and genuine care.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Teens, Parents, Children, Adult Women, Adult Men, LGBTQ identified, Educators, School Staff, Medical Professionals & Staff, Hospital Staff, College Attendees & High School Students, Those being challenged with Anxiety or Depression, Struggling with Mood Disorders, Pregnancy & Expecting Parents, Post-partum Issues, Bereavement or Grief, Those experiencing Family struggles or changes, Artists, Performers, Entertainment Industry, Romantic or Partnership Issues, Spirituality questions or concerns, Family mental illness concerns

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Borderline
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Terminal Illness
  • Values Clarification
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
  • Dance / Movement Therapy (DMT)
  • Depth Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Drama Therapy
  • Ecotherapy / Nature Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Parent Work
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy

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