Linnea Butler and Bay Area Mental Health
Linnea Butler is a licensed marriage and family therapist and founded Bay Area Mental Health in 2014 with a vision of bringing together outstanding and passionate therapists to help people who have been through an extreme experience such as childhood trauma leading to PTSD and Complex PTSD, or debilitating depression or anxiety, to calm their intense emotions and build a life worth living well.
The mission of Bay Area Mental Health is to provide help to people who have not been helped by traditional one-on-one talk therapy. The world is changing and we need new therapy models, including Collaborative Care and Cutting Edge approaches. We take on tough problems and are dedicated to facilitating change. We provide high-end services to help you heal your deepest pain.
Once upon a time, Linnea was a molecular biologist and geneticist working in Big Pharma and later a marketing executive in biotech. She found the research and technology lifestyle unfulfilling, and felt disconnected from what mattered most – people. That led her on a long and winding path to becoming a psychotherapist and business owner, where she combined her training in data-driven critical thinking, her expertise in trauma therapy, and her passion for innovation to create a new kind of therapy practice.