Israel “Rulik” Perla PhD, LMFT 43965


We can meet in Berkeley every other Wednesday and Thursday. We can also meet in my home office yurt in Oregon House (Yuba County) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. These days, the majority of sessions are conducted remotely, on zoom.

My phone: 510-217-6939

Please call to schedule an appointment or use the form below to contact me via email. Please include your phone number and a good time to reach you.


If you can start the day without caffeine,
If you can always be cheerful,
ignoring aches and pains,
If you can resist complaining
and boring people with your troubles,
If you can eat the same food every day
and be grateful for it,
If you can understand
when your loved ones
are too busy to give you any time,
If you can take criticism and blame
without resentment,
If you can ignore a person’s limited
education and never correct him,
If you can resist treating a rich person
better than a poor friend,
If you can conquer tension
without medical help,
If you can relax without liquor,
If you can sleep without the aid of drugs . . . .
then you are probably