The Berkeley Therapy Institute (BTI) is a licensed non-profit community mental health clinic, and has been serving the Bay Area since 1972. 

Our licensed clinical staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, as well as marriage and family therapists.

PLEASE NOTE: All clinicians are now able to offer teletherapy or telemedicine.  Most insurance plans now cover these practices.

We occupy three buildings across the street from each other with comfortable, wheelchair-accessible offices on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in North Berkeley, California.

Our San Francisco office is now open in the Marina district at 2196 Union St. 

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Our Mission Statement


The Berkeley Therapy Institute strives to provide excellent service to our patients and to the community.  We come together as a group with the conviction that, through the services we provide, individuals can heal, grow and flourish.  BTI is committed to treating all individuals equally, respectfully and with dignity, without regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, nation of origin, gender, age, and hierarchical position.  The BTI community values flexibility, equanimity, and a willingness to place the good of the group above individual interests.  Members of BTI act with generosity, compassion, and kindness.  This is our goal within our organization, with our patients, and with the community. 

The Berkeley Therapy Institute provides a broad range of mental health services to the community, including the following:

individual psychotherapy

group psychotherapy

couples therapy

family therapy

sex therapy

psychiatric evaluation and treatment

psychological testing

educational services for the community

forensic consultation and evaluation

ADHD and learning disability evaluation

neuropsychological evaluation


We also provide education and training to interns and post-doctoral fellows, including supervision, didactic training, and direct clinical experience.

1749/1748/1801 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94709

2196 Union St. San Francisco, CA. 94123  •  510-841-8484

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