Bay Area Lower Fee Counseling Services:

Women’s Therapy Center | Berkeley
Therapy for women, adolescent girls, transgender/gender nonconforming people and couples

CIIS Counseling and Acupuncture Clinics |  San Francisco
Offering award-winning mental health services at sliding scale rates from counseling graduate students and recent grads.

Family Paths | Oakland and Hayward
Counseling services for children and families as well as a free 24/7 parent support hotline and parenting classes.

Pacific Center | Berkeley
Fosters and enhances the well-being and self respect of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer youth, seniors, and adults through the delivery of LGBTQ competent mental health and wellness services.

Mindfulness Resources:

Dharmaseed.org
Thousands of dharma talks and meditations offered freely from meditation teachers all over the world.

TaraBrach.com
Free offerings of dharma talks and meditations by Tara Brach with a focus on self-compassion.

Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Spirit Rock Meditation Center offers a breadth of programs in a variety of formats to fit anyone's schedule, needs and meditation experience — from two-hour, drop-in classes and daylong events to silent residential retreats lasting from three-days to two months and advanced practitioner programs spanning a year or more.

East Bay Meditation Center
Offering meditation training and spiritual teachings from Buddhist and other wisdom traditions, with attention to social action, multiculturalism, and the diverse populations of the East Bay and beyond.

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