Shannon Tragarz (she/her)

Accepting Clients

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" - Mary Oliver

Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA

About My Clients

Life can be incredibly beautiful and profoundly challenging. Whether it be a long history of generational trauma within your family, current relationship challenges, or a recent painful event, these experiences can impact how you think and how you feel. When these thoughts and emotions begin to uproot you, it can be so difficult to know what to do and where to go. That's where I can help. The first step to finding a therapist is the most challenging and I’m so glad you’re here.

My Background and Approach

My name is Shannon and I specialize in working with individuals going through their first experience with depression or anxiety, and those navigating life transitions. I also work with trauma survivors or those navigating addiction issues. I work from a person-centered approach, meaning you are the expert on your experiences. In my work with clients, I utilize evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and collaborate on ways to help you achieve your goals. I also utilize mindfulness-based strategies to help you work towards acceptance of your experiences and yourself. I am honored to walk beside anyone who chooses the path of vulnerability and bravery to improve their life. I would love to join you on your journey. You can call or email me to schedule a free 15 minute consultation to see if we're the right fit for one another. Consider looking at my website as well to learn more about the services I provide.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

My passion for mental health treatment stems from my passion for social justice and the celebration of diversity. The values of inclusion, openness, and acceptance are foundational in my work with clients. I also believe that all clients deserve to see a therapist with whom they identify with. That's why I always make it clear that if I'm not the right fit for you, there is someone out there we can find who is.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • ComPsych
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Atheism
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Interfaith
  • Multifaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 9 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $150 - 180/session

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