Dr. Dara Hayden
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY #26366)
Oakland Lake Merritt Office:
445 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 104 B, 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’m only offering telehealth appointments by secure video or phone due to the current recommendations for safe practice. 
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, please call 911, contact a free 24 hour confidential crisis hotline at 1-800-309-2131 (Alameda County/East Bay), 415-781-0500 (San Francisco) or 1-800-273-8255 (National US) or go to your nearest emergency room for immediate care and treatment.

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