East Bay Referrals

All of the following provide sliding-scale or low-fee counseling services. Note that this is not a comprehensive list of agencies. USF offers this list as a resource, and this does not constitute endorsement of any of the listed treatment providers or facilities. Users assume responsibility for evaluating and selecting among the providers included in these listings. 

Asian Community Mental Health Services
310 8th Street, Suite #201, Oakland
(510) 869-6000
Other locations in San Leandro and Richmond
Multilingual and multicultural mental health services for Asians and Pacific Islanders, including immigrants and refugees

Berkeley Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic, The Wright Institute
1918 University Avenue, Suite 2B, Berkeley
(510) 923-2241
CBT-based individual and group therapy for adults

Berkeley Therapy Institute
1749 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
(510) 841-8484
Three buildings, with some wheelchair accessible; psychotherapy for individuals of all ages, as well as for couples, families; and groups; ADD/ADHD assessment and treatment

Blue Oak Therapy Center
3101 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
(510) 649-9818
Therapy for individuals, children, teens, parents, and couples

Center for Creative Growth
1221 Marin Avenue, Berkeley
(510) 527-2100
Affordable fee, first session is free; individual, couples, family, and group therapy

Earth Circles Counseling Center
166 Santa Clara Avenue, Oakland
(510) 601-1929
Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups

Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center
360 Grand Avenue, #46, Oakland
(510) 394-5065
Multiple locations
Counseling for children, teens, adults, couples, families, and groups in Marin, San Francisco, and the East Bay

Oak Creek Relational Counseling Center
2901 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
(888) 637-7404
2nd location: 2100 Monument Boulevard, Pleasant Hill
Psychotherapy and counseling for individuals, couples, families, children, and groups

Pacific Center for Human Growth
2712 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 548-8283
LGBTQ+-focused therapy

The Psychotherapy Institute
2232 Carleton Street, Berkeley
(510) 548-2250
Therapy for adults and couples

Women’s Therapy Center
2105 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
(510) 524-8288
Therapy for adult women of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, as well as adolescent girls, couples, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals

The Wright Institute Clinic
Addison Street Clinic, Berkeley
(510) 548-9716
Psychodynamic therapy offered on sliding scale or with Alameda County Medi-Cal with pre-approval through Alameda County Central Services; to use Medi-Cal insurance, first contact Alamedia County ACCESS for approval at (800) 491-9099