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  • Rebecca Goettsche, Ph.D.

  • Psychologist | PSY#28557
  • Goettsche | (if applicable)
  • Contact Information

  • 2991 Shattuck Ave Ste. 302 Berkeley, California 94705
  • (510) 422-5220
  • About Rebecca Goettsche Ph.D.

  • Anxiety/Panic, Fertility/Infertility, Grief and Loss
  • EMDR Therapy, Experiential/Somatic Therapy, Feminist, Mindfulness
  • Cisgender Female
  • White/European American
  • Psychotherapy provides a space to understand your patterns and their influences, in order to access new tools and ways of being in the world. I help people to have more agency and insight around their emotional experience, which can improve relationships and lead to greater ease and enrichment in your life. I am an engaged and welcoming therapist, who bridges intellectual understanding with emotional capacity, sensitivity with humor, and wisdom with utility. I have been working as a clinician for 10 years and have extensive experience working with issues related to trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, and shame with adults and teens. In relationship therapy, I work to develop understanding around the personal and interpersonal dynamics at play in the relationship so that people can work to deepen relationships or make informed choices about ending them with less likelihood of reenacting the same problems in the future.I work with clients who come from a variety of cultural backgrounds and who identify all along the spectrums of gender, sexuality, and relationship orientations. I believe that witnessing is a powerful and necessary experience, particularly when working with marginalized, stigmatized, and invisible identities. I am committed to providing a supportive and nonjudgmental space in which to explore the tender and complicated relationship between identity and experience and between your experience and mine. I am always thinking about the impact of socialization and cultural messages on our experience and want to help people to recognize, interrogate, and reject internalized societal bullshit. I am a Sex-positive therapist. I believe that sex is a part of our humanity, and that the shaming that occurs in our culture is harmful and straight up terrible. Unfortunately, the history of psychotherapy has caused a lot of damage in this area to queer, trans, and kinky folks. I believe in creating more spaces where all aspects of one’s sexuality and desire can be expressed and explored within the context of curiosity, openness, consent, and satisfaction.I believe that listening to what’s inside of your suffering can change your life and that’s why I hope you call me for a consultation today.