Psychotherapists & Counselors Member List

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  • Amber Mercader, MFT

  • LMFT | 107982
  • | # (if applicable)
  • Contact Information

  • 411 30th Street Suite 412 Oakland, California 94609
  • (415) 890-3815
  • About Amber Mercader MFT

  • Adolescents, Adult Performers, Alternative Sexuality and Lifestyle, Anxiety/Panic, BDSM/Kink, Body Size Diversity, Couples/Relationship Counseling, Creativity, Depression, Fertility/Infertility, Fetishism, Grief and Loss, HIV/AIDS, Immigration/Acculturation, LGBQIA, Mens Concerns, Parenting, Race/Ethnicity and Culture, Self Harm/Self Injury, Sex Work, Spirituality, Substance Use/Abuse/Addiction, Trans and Gender Nonconforming, Trauma/PTSD, Violence/Abuse, Womens Concerns
  • English
  • ADA Accessible Office, Sliding Scale / Low Fee
  • CBT, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Experiential/Somatic Therapy, Expressive Arts, Feminist, Mindfulness, Psychoanalytic, Sex Therapy
  • Cisgender Female
  • Filipino, Mexican/Mexican American
  • A Queer Woman of Color Psychotherapist providing Individual, Partnership, and Family Psychotherapy. My approach is psychodynamic and I integrate interventions of Somatic therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness, and Art therapy. I have advanced training supporting clients in the Queer community, Addiction & Recovery community, Women of Color, Activist communities, and Spiritual communities. I specialize in supporting those who experience vicarious trauma, oppression in many forms, and sexual trauma; including, childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual exploitation.