Dr. Dara Hayden
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CA #26366 & NY #025231)
Oakland Lake Merritt Office:
445 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 304 A, Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 510-496-6080
Inquiries and Appointments:  Thank you for your inquiry.  If you are interested in becoming a new client, please fill out the form below or contact me by phone at 510-496-6080. I will look forward to replying to you as soon as possible and am generally able to respond to your inquiry within a few days to one week.
Please note, at this time, I am offering both telehealth appointments by secure video or phone as well as in-person office visits (with proof of vaccination). If you are hoping to become a new client and do not receive a reply from me within one week, I likely do not have any openings at this time. I’d invite you to try back at a later time or consider contacting your insurance provider for assistance. You may also try searching on the Psychology Today website ( for referrals in your area.
If your concern is urgent, or someone you know is currently experiencing an emergency, you may consider contacting a free 24 hour confidential crisis hotline at 1-800-309-2131 (Alameda County/East Bay), 1-415-781-0500 (San Francisco), 1-800-273-8255 (National US) or the suicide hotline 988. If these are not sufficient, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room for immediate care and treatment.

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