Barbara Claire Freeman

Ph.D., Licensed Psychoanalyst and faculty at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis

Barbara Claire Freeman

Ph.D., Licensed Psychoanalyst and faculty at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis

Professions: Psychoanalyst, Creative Arts Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Research Psychoanalyst - RPS 288
Billing and Insurance:

I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: I offer a generous sliding scale and am committed to offering accessible treatment. I don’t accept insurance mainly out if respect for your privacy. I work with you to find a fee you can comfortably afford. My session fee starts at $25 per visit. I offer online sessions. Please see my website at
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Berkeley, California 94709
Solano Ave
Albany , California 94707

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My Approach to Helping

I offer two complimentary sessions and am committed to offering accessible treatment.

My website describes the kinds of work I do in detail and I’d love you to visit it.
If you feel a connection, please reach out.

You Don’t Have To Do This By Yourself.
I am here to accompany you every step of the way.

More Info About My Practice

Mostly online but at also in person as your location and the pandemic permits.
SF Bay Area, East Bay, near UCB

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Sexuality, eroticism and gender issues.
Finding meaning, pleasure and purpose in your life.
Queer and kink friendly.
I also enjoy working with issues around spiritually and creativity.
I don?t judge or pathologize.

Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Groups I Work With

    Kink, BDSM
    Graduate Students and Academics

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Spirituality
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Object Relations
  • Poetry Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic

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