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Counselor / Therapist in Newark/ Fremont, CA

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Windows Of Opportunity Counseling Services

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists Committed to Helping
People Create and Sustain Meaningful Relationships
We are committed to the healing of distressed and broken relationships because we believe family, relationships, and marriage really do matter. It is our hope that as we help people improve their relationships their lives will be filled with greater happiness and joy. We want to make the world a better place one relationship at a time.

At Windows of Opportunity Counseling Services we provide individual, couple, and family therapy and counseling. We believe therapy is about healing, change, and personal and relationship growth. We think that no matter what you have been through or are going through that life can get and be better for you. When you choose to start psychotherapy you are making an investment in your life.

Interpersonal and personal distress can manifest in many ways: stress, depression, anxiety, loneliness, compulsive or addictive behaviors (drug, alcohol, or sexual in nature), out of control eating, work problems, relationship conflict, and family discord. These are the types of things you can work toward resolving in therapy.
Bio
Evelyn Schmechtig-Cochran, LMFT is the owner of Windows of Opportunity Counseling. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been practicing psychotherapy for 22 years. Her parents emmigrated from Germany and Brazil. From this background, she has inherited a great interest in culture and a lively yet down-to-earth and logical style. As well, she has a sensitive, compassionate temperament and a light-hearted yet calming presence. Her specialties include trauma resolution, marital and couple therapy, and family counseling. As well, she works with individuals,couples, and families recovering from the painful affects of sexual addiction and affairs. Her heart's desire is to help people heal themselves and their most important relationships.

Evelyn has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire in Communicative Disorders, an M.A. in Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Counseling from the International School of Theology, and an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in southern California. She has specialized training in trauma resolution using EMDR and Life Span Integration as well as intensive training in couples therapy using Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy Techniques.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Grief and Loss
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Play Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Religious Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Domestic Violence  Trauma and PTSD
 Family Conflict  Women's Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Work and Career Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
Certifications
 Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (ICEEFT)  EMDR Part 1 and 2 (EMDRIA)
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Memberships
CAMFT
Payments Accepted
Cash, check
Hours:By appt.
License:California Licensed
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Samantha, Fremont, CA
I just want to say that I have seem Evelyn on and off over the years for issues related to being a mother in a blended family. It has been great to know when we sometimes get stuck as a family in this very business and complicated world, we have a place to go to help us get unstuck. She has really helped us at crisis points in our family history. I think she makes everyone feel safe enough so that we all feel like we can say our part, be heard, and get to the bottom of things so we can find solutions.
Location
39899 Balentine Dr. 355
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