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Genevieve Payne, MFT

Psychotherapy for Children and Adults

Contact Genevieve
1425 Leimert Blvd., Suite 302
Oakland, California 94602
(510) 984-6211

About Genevive Payne

Genevieve Payne MFT

After working for many years in the areas of crisis intervention, women’s health and safety, and case management, I went to UC-Davis in 2006 and received my Master of Arts in Sociology with a speciality in family memory and trauma. From there, I completed another Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in 2011.

I have worked with a diverse array of clients throughout the years from children and their families to elderly adults. I am trained in and draw from several therapies including Psychodynamic, Attachment, Family Systems, Relational, Narrative, Art Therapy, Sand Tray, EMDR and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.


Areas of Specialization

  • Trauma, adversity, and their emotional and psychological consequences
  • Abuse and neglect
  • PTSD and Complex trauma
  • Attachment trauma and attachment wounds
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Grief & Loss
  • Separation, divorce, and single parenting
  • Children, adolescents & adults
  • Pregnancy & postpartum issues

Credentials and Special Training

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT#81820)
  • Basic EMDR Training and Certification from Sonoma Psychotherapy Institute
  • EMDR with Children and Adolescents
  • Combining EMDR and Sandtray Modalities
  • Member: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)