Dawn Farber – Oakland Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst

Doctor Dawn Farber - Oakland Psychotherapist

Doctor Dawn Farber, Psy.D LMFT – Oakland, CA

Hello, and welcome to my website. It is designed to give you some basic information about my background, experience, private practice, and the consultation services I offer. It should also provide a sense of who I am as a person and therapist, so that you may decide whether to take the next step and Contact Me. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a certified psychoanalyst in private practice in Oakland and a Fellow of the International Psychoanalytic Association. At the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California (PINC) I am a personal and supervising analyst for candidates, as well as a core member of faculty. I have been chair of Outreach and Public Information (2001-15). My clinical work is with adults in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couples therapy, and I have extensive experience teaching and supervising mental health professionals, giving public presentations and publishing psychoanalytically informed papers. Over the last 39 years, I have helped people with a wide range of problems:

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Personal relationships
  • Professional relationships
  • Couples therapy
  • Creative blocks
  • Aging, illness and mortality
  • Women’s issues, throughout the lifecycle
  • Sexual concerns
  • Career obstacles
  • Bereavement