About TCI

Based in Oakland, California, The Children's Institute is the Bay Area's premiere organization delivering a wide array of therapeutic & coaching services to children, teens & families.


With over 25 years of combined experience, Natasa Nordman & Amy Kelly have successfully treated hundreds of patients utilizing the most updated, relevant & evidence based techniques the industry has to offer.  As skilled mental health practitioners, the co-founders focus on providing practical solutions in an environment that is friendly, empathetic & free of judgement. 


In addition to individual therapeutic services, TCI provides group & family based therapy, ERHMS assessments, training, intern supervision & more. 


The Children's Institute is also proud to be the Bay Area's only sliding scale clinic focusing on children & families.

We would love to meet you!  To speak with one of us or schedule an appointment, please give us a call or send us a note.

 - Natasa & Amy -