Our counselors are here to provide comprehensive short and long term counseling services for families and individuals

(925) 449-7925

326 South L. Street
Livermore, CA 94550

EMMA JONES

Contact:

Direct line: (925) 230-0188
Alternate line: (925) 449-7925

Education:

  • M.A. in Integral Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, with a focus on psychoanalysis and a certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Experience and Specialized Training:

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (couples)
  • Psychoanalytic theories
  • Existential philosophy and psychotherapy
  • Domestic Violence Crisis Counselor Certification
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Therapy with teens
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Family Systems
  • I am LGBTQ+ affirmative and sex- and kink-positive
  • I have direct experience in executive leadership roles

My Treatment Approach:

Psychotherapy is a unique relationship in which you are invited to explore who you are. I believe therapy should be a space of freedom, where we can explore the ideas, fantasies, dreams, and thoughts we normally keep hidden – even from ourselves. Through this experience of speaking their true desire and singular story, many people reach new perspectives on old struggles and are able to create lasting change.

I listen attentively and with nonjudgmental curiosity to your inner conflicts, thoughts, relationship patters, family history, ways of speaking, and more, as clues to where you’ve been and where you may need to go. In addition to traditional “talk therapy” I also offer more expressive and creative formats for our work together, including art and sand tray modalities.

In therapy, it is possible to release yourself from limited notions of who you can be. This could look like achieving a new level of success at work; finding a romantic partner; creating new habits, rules, and structures within your family; or making larger changes to a relationship, identity, or lifestyle to better fit your inner sense of who you are and what matters to you.

Therapy can also be a place where we learn to understand and respect one another’s differences. Relationship challenges often arise because our fundamental ways of making meaning out of life are different. This situation can be a fertile ground for self-discovery as we uncover how we are unique in relation to others..

Who I Work With:

Adults, emerging adults (18-24), adolescents, couples, families

Areas of Focus:

  • Transitions: emerging adulthood, teen years, life crises
  • Couples and families: communication, parenting skills, divorce, bereavement, codependency, conflict
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Dating and relationship challenges
  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Substance use issues
  • Trauma: survivors of abuse, family violence, emotional trauma, political trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Gang involvement and other peer challenges
  • Personality disorders
  • Work: leadership, stress management, finding your path

Contact Us

 

(925) 449-7925

326 South L. Street
Livermore, CA 94550

Counseling Services

Individual Counseling

One of the most common ways people participate in therapy and is a highly effective way to bring about growth and change

Couples Counseling

Provides support to two individuals striving to create a strong intimate relationship & promotes personal growth through mutual growth

Child Counseling

Play therapy helps a child learns to communicate, express feelings, change behavior, develop skills and learn new ways of relating

Adolescent Counseling

The teen years can be difficult for both the adolescent and their caretakers. Adolescents begin to form the identity that will define them for a lifetime

Family Counseling

Designed to identify family dynamics, interactions, and patterns that prevent the collective growth and harmony of the family system

Hours and Rates

The first step in making an appointment for counseling services at Anthropos starts with an email or a phone call letting us know who you are and how to reach you