Alethea Gard'ner, LCSW (She/Her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LCSW
 therapist: Alethea Gard'ner, LCSW,
In-Person in Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Online in California, Georgia
I work with clients who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, or trauma. In the initial sessions, we will dig into the issues at hand and collaborate to create a plan for addressing the issues in a way that lessens the presenting symptoms and helps you to create your desired life changes.

Client Focus

Session Format: Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Biopsychosocial
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Approach Description: My approach is centered around you, the client. Together we will develop goals and then pulling from all of the above therapy approaches, I will develop a unique combination of the approaches to best suit your needs.

Education & Credentials

Alethea Gard'ner, LCSW MSW, LCSW
  • Female
  • License # LCSW29215
  • Licensed in California
  • Practicing Since 2000
Education: I completed a Master's in Social Work followed by three years of clinical supervision and Licensing Boards in Georgia and California to be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


  • Average Session Fee $185
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • I offer a sliding scale for those who are having difficult moments paying for their basic needs.
  • Out of Network

Alethea Gard'ner, LCSW Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Available Online for residents of California, Georgia
  • Online Therapy Details: I offer telehealth through Simple Practice.
Alethea Gard'ner, LCSW Practice Description
My therapeutic process is a compassionate collaboration where clients gain new insights, build inner strength, and create desired life changes. Together we work to identify which aspects are beyond our control, finding acceptance and ownership as needed, and ultimately the empowerment and freedom to embrace change.

Practice Overview

1399 Ygnacio Valley Road
Available both in-person and online
24 Years Experience

Office Hours

9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Driving Directions

Located in Walnut Creek's San Marco Medical Building on Ygnacio Valley Rd, one block from John Muir's Hospital.

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