Last updated: 9/30/2020

Tonya Gulbranson, LCSW (510) 771-7447
Last Updated: 9/30/2020
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“I partner with people in order to bridge the gap between where they are and where they want to be”

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:


An accomplished, experienced and highly-skilled professional, whose style is compassionate, enthusiastic, dedicated, passionate, creative, resourceful, thorough, practical, collaborative, as well as, ever-evolving. Embracing a sense of joy, creativity, and humor, while also being committed to practices that are evidence-based, supported by science,  gold standards, as well as years of experience. Started her clinical experiences in 1990, earned a college degree in psychology, and went on to earn a clinical graduate degree, as well as clinical licensure in the mid-90’s. Earned a clinical license in 3 states, allowing her to not only practice in these states, but also her many years on federal installations, and US territories.  

This professional continues to value her experiences, the resilience of others, witnessing others discover their strengths, and tap into the best parts of themselves. Forever-curious, embracing the constant pursuit of learning something new, impactful, meaningful. 

Regularly recognized through the years, by clients and colleagues, for a spirit of energy and commitment. Currently licensed LCSW (California) Able to provide teletherapy to multiple states currently (please inquire)


Able to provide treatment via teletherapy currently in multiple states.


Focusing on:
Advocacy Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Stress Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Dementia Disaster Relief Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Emergencies Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Infant Mental Health Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Memory Problems Men's Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Women's Health
Office and Contact Information
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Tonya Gulbranson, LCSW
teletherapy, CA 94560  

(510) 771-7447

Contact: Tonya

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: N/A
Weekends: N/A

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 30

CA - LCSW [23298]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Prevention Programs


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Couples First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Obese or Overweight Single Parents
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Diabetes Disabled Entertainment Industry Freelancers Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Offenders/Perpetrators Parkinson's Polyamorous Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Art Therapy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Evaluation/Diagnostic Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Prevention Psycho-Educational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Attention and Memory Testing Biofeedback Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Dance/Movement Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Eclectic Expressive Therapy Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Motivational Interviewing Music Therapy Narrative Therapy Outreach Parent Guidance Play Therapy Psychodrama Relational Satir Sex Therapy Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations

Panic and Anxiety
this group is forming on-line. some states have waived jurisdiction restrictions around getting treatment out-of-state via teletherapy. Please contact me if interested and I can check the current status for your state. All California patients are eli
Group Focus: Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: online
online, CA 94560
Phone: (510) 771-7747
Meeting Time: From 12:00AM to 12:00AM
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday