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EVERY SESSION IS AN EFFECTIVE ONE

when working with YOU…
we offer you with compassionate, cutting edge, and personalized treatments
we are friendly and still have the expertise of a professional
we are playful and still take our job together seriously

who we are?
we are a team with specialized training in cognitive behavior therapy
and by specialized training, we mean exactly that.

individual therapy

anxiety
anger
chronic worry
depression
OCD and related conditions
panic disorder
social anxiety
school refusal
specific phobias
trauma and related conditions
borderline personality disorder
emotion dysregulation problems
skin picking
hair pulling

for parents  for adults

dbt
dialectical behavior therapy
for emotion dysregulation problems

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ocd warrior group

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iop
intensive outpatient program
for OCD and anxiety

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social flexibility group

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Our clients say...

“Dr. Zurita takes NOTHING more seriously than the pursuit of her profession. Except possibly you, the patient. When under her care, you will be able to sense that to her, learning about human dysfunction and subsequently helping people with this knowledge, are what drives every fiber of her being…read more

Our clients say...

“Dr. Zurita Ona is very skilled at working with teens who suffer from anxiety…she helped my son learn coping mechanisms and stress reducing strategies to control his level of anxiety. She has an amazing ability to connect with teens and get them to open up about their struggles, create realistic plans of attack and create goals so they can lead joyful lives and not be so burdened with their stress…My son’s sessions with her were very beneficial to not only him, but our entire family as his stress was causing tension for us all… read more

Our clients say...

“Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona truly cares about her clients. Behavior therapy with her has benefited myself and my husband regarding my obsessive compulsive behavior. She has a gentle and kind approach and I would recommend her to others…read more.”

Our clients say...

“Patricia and her team have completely changed my life! I cannot express my gratitude enough. I have struggled with anger and other emotional issues my entire life. I have been to so many therapists, groups and anger management classes. Nothing worked. But then came Dr. Zurita Ona, and she transformed my life… read more

Our clients say...

“Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona is responsible for working with my teenage son and making it possible for him to comfortably and confidently interact socially or “feel normal” socially (as he recently phrased it). In addition, this preparation has enabled him to thrive out-of-state in his first year of college. Both my son and I agree, that without Dr Zurita’s help, all of this would not have been possible… read more

Our clients say...

“Working with Patricia Zurita Ona has changed and saved my life. I have struggled off and on for years with severe anxiety disorder and OCD . I have been to therapy throughout the years and have found some helpful but nothing really got to the core of the problem…read more

Our clients say...

“I do not know how it reflects on my credibility should I happen to brag about being a seasoned vet when it comes to therapists and mental wellness pursuits.  Regardless, I am.   And on top of that, I also happen to be a health care practitioner myself… read more

Our clients say...

“My recommendation, if you thinking about it you should TRY IT! I have had a very long history of social anxiety, and after spending a year trying to ‘fix myself’ I finally gave in and tried seeking out some professional help. Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona is amazing and I can only say I wish I had come in sooner…read more.”

Our clients say...

“Dr. Zurita Ona is the best therapist I have ever worked with and I’ve probably had 10 separate therapists in 4 different parts of the country over the last 20 years. She is highly empathetic and a terrific listener. She uses evidence-based methods to address specific issues that are highly tailored to a client’s specific situation…read more.”

Our clients say...

“I highly recommend East Bay Behavior Therapy Center! My 12 yr old daughter is suffering from emotional and physical symptoms caused by a fear of illness….I have seen huge improvements in my daughters behavior and her anxiety has decreased…read more.”

Our clients say...

“I was referred to Patricia Zurita Ona from my son’s psychiatrist for cognitive behavioral therapy treatment of his obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety which rose to a level which was out of control. Dr. Zurita Ona is very skilled at working with teens who suffer from anxiety, especially related to academic success and test anxiety…read more.”