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


At Anthropos, our staff of Associate Marriage and Family Therapists, Associate Profession Clinical Counselors and Trainees in Practicum are educated and trained to help individuals, couples, families, teens and children explore their problems and concerns by providing comprehensive short and long term counseling services.  All of our staff is working under the supervision of our Clinical Director, Lisa Bachmann, LMFT #44244.
Lisa Bachmann
Clinical Director
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #44244

Lisa has a BA in Psychology and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Humboldt State University and has been licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist since 2007. She provides clinical supervision for the associates and trainees at Anthropos and has an attachment and trauma centered approach. Lisa has additional training and experience in CPS/abuse/neglect, trauma/PTSD, first responders/military, children, families, and parenting.

Alanna Esquejo
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
(209) 224-6907
Works with couples and individuals experiencing life challenges. Focus to improve your communication and managing conflict productively. I am passionate about supporting clients in navigating the changes in their relationships. I help my clients view problems and history from different perspectives to build empathy, understanding and create strong lasting bonds. Completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
Isabel Archer
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
(408) 505-5044
Areas of Focus: Trauma, anxiety, challenging life transitions, grief and loss, spirituality, mindfulness, self- esteem, coping techniques, communication skills, conflict resolution
Laura Long
Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee
(925) 529-4033

Areas of focus: child and adolescent therapy, parenting challenges, family dynamics and treatment for families touched by Alzheimers or Dementia.

Approach: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy using humanistic and mindfulness interventions

Enrolled in the MA of Marriage and Family Therapy program at Touro University

Emma Baldwin<br />
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Trainee - Livermore

Emma Baldwin

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Trainee
(925) 849-7552

Areas of focus: Challenging life experiences, loss of purpose/identity, Trauma, couples and family therapy, chronic illness, grief and loss.

David Goldner<br />
Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee<br />

David Goldner

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee
(925) 290-7281


Areas of focus: ADHD, depression, thoughts of suicide, self-harm, anxiety, and relationship issues. I help my clients cope with their emotions, improve their self-esteem, and find more meaning and purpose in their lives. Specialized training in crisis work. I use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and a Humanistic approach. I work with clients of all ages and stages of life, tailoring my approach to meet the unique needs and goals of each client.

Mellissa Thatcher<br />
Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee<br />

Mellissa Thatcher

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee
(925) 315-5766

Approach: Psychodynamic and Attachment therapy. Areas of Focus: Anxiety, depression, trauma, mindfulness, and self-esteem work. I work with children, adolescents, and young adults.

Enrolled in the Master’s Program in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in trauma at Pacific Oaks College School of Cultural and Family Psychology.