Are you experiencing burnout... your career? your relationships? life, more generally?



Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW


I am a licensed psychotherapist and clinical consultant dedicated to emotional wellness and burnout prevention. I draw from 20 years of experience working to improving the lives of others.  My work is grounded in the belief that we each have infinite capacity for growth, change, and connection. I offer my clients a warm and trusting therapeutic relationship combined with proven strategies for overcoming life's greatest challenges.  



"a sorrow shared is cut in half; a joy shared is doubled." (Swedish proverb)


Services Offered

Individual Counseling for Adults and Teens

Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, grief, or trauma? Overcome life's worst curve balls by learning proven techniques for managing strong emotions. You don't have to face these challenges alone.


Brief consultation and ongoing counseling options are available for adults, teens, and tweens. 

Couples Counseling

Are you tired of having the same arguments over and over again? Are you ready to make a change in your relationship? 


Receive personalized feedback about the specific strengths and vulnerabilities in your relationship as well as coaching in strategies that are proven by research to help couples better manage conflict, adjust to major life transitions, and improve relationship satisfaction. 

Executive and Organizational Consulting

Are you a leader going through an important career transition or period of burnout?  Consider getting an outside perspective to get clarity and make you more sustainable in your work. Are you trying to motivate your staff? Consider a team training in burnout prevention to boost morale and improve productivity.  

"Anna has the intangible skills that help individuals feel really LISTENED to.  I feel that therapy is often about goodness of fit--that is--feeling comfortable and safe with your clinician.  Anna makes ME feel safe.  She has a deft touch with people and she's not afraid to ask hard questions or sit with pain and sadness."

Counseling Strategies

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Read My Work

Wouldn’t it be great if we could wave a magic wand and make others go to therapy when they really needed it? Unfortunately, it is just not realistic to expect that. You really can’t force someone to do something that ...

Living with grief… For someone experiencing overwhelming grief, it can be challenging to figure out exactly how to do that. There are as many different ways to grieve as there are losses in this world...

First of all: been there, done that.... many times. I’ve had just about every shape and size of burnout. It’s an occupational hazard of being a helping professional. And yet, therapists and other “do-gooders” are not alone...

NOW is always a great time to check in on your emotional health. Take a moment to notice any areas of emotional self-care that you have neglected. Give yourself a sel-care boost to improve your mood, your health, and your life...

You can be yourself here...


It is not uncommon for clients to tell me, "This is the first time I'm telling this to anyone..." 


I consider it a great honor to hold space for individuals to makes sense of difficult experiences and emotions, while also connecting with their greatest strengths and desires. I use well-researched therapy methods to help my clients boost coping during life's most stressful periods and transitions. Above all else, I prioritize my ability to listen, really listen, to my clients deepest desires and wishes to be who they really are.  


So, tell me: what changes would you like to see in your life?


I'm here. 




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© Copyright 2017 - 2018 Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW #64284 - All rights reserved; Counseling for adults, couples, and teens seeking contentment, balance, and connection. Burnout prevention consulting for organizations dedicated to staff sustainability. 123 Bay Place, Suite 7, Oakland, CA 94610; Call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you are in crisis: 1-800-273-8255 .