No matter where you're starting from, transformation is possible.

No matter where you're starting from, transformation is possible.

No matter where you're starting from, transformation is possible.

No matter where you're starting from, transformation is possible.

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Meet Annie Wright

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Welcome. I’m Annie Wright.

I’m a psychotherapist deeply committed to supporting the well-being of individuals, couples, and families from the Bay Area and beyond.

From my offices in Berkeley, I work with my clients from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond to improve their relationships, find fulfilling life paths, and create more ease and joy in their everyday. It’s an honor and a privilege to do this work: to help my clients feel more alive, more whole, and more empowered with the awareness and tools they require to navigate their unique journey and to craft the life they envision for themselves.

I’m so glad you’re here. I look forward to being of support to you.

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Let’s Work Together

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THERAPY & COUPLES COUNSELING

From my lovely offices in Berkeley, I provide weekly therapy and couples counseling to individuals, couples, and families. Read on to learn more and to schedule a session with me.

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

Frequently I offer boutique in-person workshops on topics like navigating differences in relationships, creating fulfilling careers, life design, and more. Find out when and what I’ll be teaching next.

COACHING & CONSULTING

For those outside the Bay Area with interest in working with me, I offer online, remote coaching and consulting services. Explore to see how I can be of support to you, no matter where you live.

ONLINE PRODUCTS

If you – like me – love nothing more than a good book or self-study course, I invite you to peruse my library of online product offerings to see what might be of support to you at this time.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Therapy’s expensive. Is it worth the cost?

Therapy is a financial commitment. It’s an investment in yourself and your ability to become aware of self-sabotaging patterns and more capable of practicing new, more effective thoughts and behaviors. This – this ability to think and behave more effectively – can profoundly and positively impact your future relationships, your work, your health, and even your finances. If you’re like most people I work with, you’ve likely already invested a lot of time and energy and money into your education, your career, your home, etc. I truly believe that therapy is a continued investment in your overall wellbeing and success in life.

I don’t want to just talk about how I’m feeling; I actually want things to change in my life.

I think there’s a big misconception out there that therapy means just talking and talking about the past without ever taking action on the present. I certainly don’t operate that way as a therapist. While we will always create space to talk about your past and the feelings that surface as we explore this, I’m a very direct and engaged therapist and actively work with my clients to design interventions, exercises, and thoughtful action steps if that’s what you’re looking for as part of therapy.

Is there something wrong with me if I need therapy? Shouldn’t I be able to handle this on my own?

Making the decision to seek out therapy isn’t a sign of weakness; it’s a wise act of self-care to reach out for support from professionals when there’s a challenge you need help with. You’d reach out to a doctor for help setting your broken bone or to a lawyer if you needed help filing divorce paperwork, wouldn’t you? When it comes to your mental and emotional health it’s no different. Reaching out for professional support is an act of self-care to address the challenges you’re facing.

From the Blog

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The Myth of the Perfect Partner & The Myth That Love Should Be Easy.

“There’s a Perfect Partner out there for me and it will be easy with that person.” Do you either of these beliefs sound familiar? Have these beliefs been causing you pain or challenge in your relationships? If so, this post is for you.

With Valentine’s Day a mere week away, this post is dedicated to challenging two of the most widely held cultural introjects many of us seem to have about love and instead offer up some alternative ideas.

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Four Effective Tools For Managing Anxiety.

Anxiety is a normal and natural human emotion that everyone experiences at times. And while anxiety may be unavoidable to a certain extent, you can definitely cultivate some tools to help you more effectively manage and deal with it so it doesn’t impact your daily life so strongly or so negatively.

So in today’s blog post, I want to share with you four of my favorite and most effective tools to ease and manage the everyday anxiety you may be experiencing in your own life.

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Adulting’s Not Always Easy. And Humaning Can Be Hard.

As a psychotherapist I want to go on record by saying that the daily stuff of our own individual lives – the adulting and humaning we’re all called upon to do each and every waking day – is hard.

Everyday in my work, I see people shame and blame themselves for struggling with the daily, inevitable stuff of life, and this blaming can cause so much additional and unnecessary pain and suffering. The reality is, this whole adulting and humaning thing can be really hard sometimes.

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My twice-a-month column, Sunday Comfort, is like having a therapist in your inbox.

Together, we’ll explore issues like how to improve your relationships, how to find and create a fulfilling career path, and how to create more joy and ease in your everyday. Plus, I’ll also share hand-picked resources that I only recommend to my clients.

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