Dr. Tanisha Stewart is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Gender Therapist located in Oakland, CA. She also provides services remotely to clients throughout California. Her focus is on the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, class, and lived experiences. Dr. Stewart specializes in working with adolescents and young adults and has years of experience providing services to trans and gender-expansive young people and their families.
Many of Dr. Stewart’s clients seek services during times of great transition, such as beginning college or a new job, starting or ending a relationship, and becoming more independent. Dr. Stewart often works with first-generation professionals, i.e., the first in their families to earn a professional degree, own a business, or achieve social mobility.
Dr. Stewart has worked in a variety of settings including, schools, group homes, and community mental health centers. Her clinical approach includes psychodynamic theory, which emphasizes a strong relationship between therapist and client and challenges a person’s assumptions about the world. Additionally, she integrates narrative therapy and helps clients rewrite the stories they tell about themselves.
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
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Years of Experience: 8 years
Private Practice, Clinical Psychologist, 2020 - Present
inMind, Lead Clinician, 2015 - 2019
The Wright Institute Clinic, Mentor / Supervisor, 2013 - 2016
Conard House, Inc, Case Manager, 2010 - 2013
Seneca Family of Agencies, Counseler, 2006 - 2009
The Wright Institute, Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, 2018
The Wright Institute, Masters of Clinical Psychology, 2014
University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. in Psychology, 2006