Axis Mundi Center for Mental Health
Therapy and Counseling Services

Working With Rayne Banneck

Rayne Banneck, MS

Masters of Science

Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy

Associate MFT #114456

Supervised by Lacy Martinez, LMFT #93493

(510)838-0249

Located in Oakland, CA

The process of building authentic relationship and engaging with what cannot be said in other areas of our lives are deeply empowering processes. I work from a place of being true to myself and you, and this includes my identities and competencies in queer, nonmonogamous, and kinky ways of being. I engage with therapy always from a place of respect and openness first. My earnest engagement, wry sense of humor, and ability to engage gently with what may be scary about the work of self-knowing are some of my first tools to help you attend to your needs in therapy. Let's make it weird!

I work from a theoretical grounding in Gestalt therapy, and am also highly integrative. This modality emphasizes authenticity, so I am very direct about what I think might be happening in the room and will encourage you to experiment with your own authentic expression. I will encourage you to find grounding in embodiment and noticing how your body responds.

I notice that none of this is possible without social justice narratives, as power and privilege inform our many cultures like the air we breathe. I am committed to equity and engagement with the structures that are not right. Systemic issues create distress, and acknowledging these impacts are the very first step to engaging with them.

I am a queer, nonbinary, spectrum-adjacent femme and an integrative let’s-find-what-works clinician.

Masters Level Graduate of San Francisco State University’s Counseling Department

with Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy

specializing in treating:

  • LGBTQ+ community

  • Folks who identify as kinky or nonmonogamous

  • Autism Spectrum

  • Trauma, PTSD, and C-PTSD

  • Family of Origin Issues

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Identity formation

  • Teens

  • Relationship Therapy with couples and more

  • Complex and marginalized backgrounds

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Starting is easy! Use the form on the right to begin our conversation. We'll start with a free, 30 minute consultation to see if we're a good match. If we're not, for any reason, I'll provide you with other referrals that may be a better fit - my commitment is to your well-being first!

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