Chay Tanchanco, LMFT
Oakland - 2710 Telegraph
Chay Tanchanco, LMFT, is incredibly passionate about working with people on the development on their self-esteem, relational skills, and emotional well-being, especially in light of the changes in our culture around digital and social media. She has worked with youth from ages 2-17 in various settings over the last 10 years. Before becoming a therapist full-time, she worked as a school counselor for 3 years in a K-5 elementary school. Her interests have brought her to diverse populations in high need communities. She is also an advocate for social-emotional education at any age and wants to work with adults seeking self-awareness and healing their developmental wounds. She believes in self-empowerment as the most effective and rewarding path to mental health and continuous growth. She adapts many methods to work with the strengths of her clients, using solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), media, art, music, spirituality, writing, reading, and technology to access their creativity and interest. She is also a HeartMath Certified Mentor, a biofeedback program which can help you gain body and brain awareness for changing behaviors and regulating stress and anxiety.
Cultural Ethic Issues
Victim of Violence, Abuse, Assault or Trauma
Severe Childhood Emotional disturbance
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)