Joan Fenold, LMFT

Psychotherapy for Individuals and Couples

Contact Joan
(510) 848-3372
Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco


About Joan

 Joan Fenold, LMFTJoan Fenold, LMFT, is in private practice in San Francisco, Berkeley and Marin County where she provides individual and couples therapy as well as consultation. She has over thirty years of experience as a licensed psychotherapist and Marriage & Family Therapist.

Her approach utilizes psychodynamic and intersubjective-relational perspectives. She developed her understanding of intersubjectivity from years of study at the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis North and completed the two-year Supervision/Consultation Study Program at The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley. She also has an interest in Jungian views.

Joan has an on-going practice of meditation and has been studying Buddhism, Taoism and non-dual understanding for over twenty-five years…the heart wisdom from these teachings informs her work.

Teaching Experience

  • 1994-1999 – Clinical Supervisor, California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco, CA.
  • 1993-1999 – Clinical Supervisor, John F. Kennedy University, Walnut Creek, CA.
    Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Graduate School of Holistic Studies,
    John F. Kennedy University.

Workshop Facilitator

  • How Poetry Can Change Your Mind (with Roger Housden)
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA
  • Opening to a Deep Sense of Personal Integrity
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA
  • Presence, Mindfulness and Intersubjectivity in Psychotherapy – A Relational View
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA
  • Compassion, Presence and Mutuality: Nurturing Relational Awareness
    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA