Douglas Lerch

City: Petaluma, CA
State: California
License Name: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)


Office Address:

Seeds of Awareness

Seeds of Awareness

7 Fourth Street, Suite 46

Petaluma, California 94952

Therapy Specialties: 

Academic Underachievement
Coping Skills
Drug Abuse
Learning Disabilities
Self Esteem
Video Game Addiction
Child or Adolescent
Developmental Disorders
Family Conflict
Panic Attacks
Substance Abuse


Payments Accepted:


Personal Statement

I support adults, teens, children, couples and families, in achieving positive life transformations. My work is grounded in awareness, paying attention to our inner and outer world. Through the process of awareness, acceptance, and expression, the obstacles that keep us from living the life we truly want to live can melt away. It is a great honor for me to join you on your journey and to explore these worlds together.

I consult with parents and help children move through life transitions and overcome symptoms associated with OCD, AD/HD, Autism, Anger, Depression, and other general challenges. I help couples heal from fights and build strong foundations to strengthen their love. Specializing in anxiety, depression, anger issues, and parenting challenges.

I value creativity and spontaneity in the therapeutic process of exploration. With me, therapy is playful, alive, and real. I bring attention to your somatic experience, and my experience of you. This relational practice tends to enhance one’s capacity to be in healthy relationships.

Client Focus (Age)

Toddlers/Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Children (6 to 10)
Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)

Treatment Orientation

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Expressive Arts
Integration of different therapy models
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Sand Play
Systems Theory/Therapy

Services Fee

Therapy Session $20-$90

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