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Marriage & Family Therapist in Palo Alto, CA

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Jana Emerson, LMFT

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Specialist in assisting with difficult relationships
Jana Emerson Ma MFT Atr
Feelings of depression, loss, chaos or anxiety can be overwhelming and can interfere with everyday life. If you have developed destructive coping skills to manage painful events or depression/anxiety it is possible to learn new ways new ways of coping and process feelings. If you or your child or adolescent has developed disordered eating patterns, a significant loss such as death of a parent, divorce or separation, or any major life change it can be important to process and express feelings of loss or distress that you may or may not have felt before.
I have a special interest in working with adults, children, families and couples that are experiencing big life changes or transitions that are difficult. I also encourage family involvement with eating disordered clients.
I am a Registered Art Therapist and have experience in expressive and process based therapy, Sandtray, and Play Therapy. I can also help children during a divorce and help with co-parenting.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Adolescents  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anger Management  Marriage Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Men's Issues
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Children's Counseling  Pet Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Play Therapy
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Couples Therapy  Premarital Counseling
 Depression  Problem Gambling
 Divorce  Psychoanalysis
 Eating Disorders  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Family Conflict  Psychopharmacology
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Relationship Issues
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Grief and Loss  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Group Therapy  Stress Management
 Hypnotherapy  Trauma and PTSD
 Learning Disabilities  Women's Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)  Registered Art Therapist (ATR)
Education/Training
BS California Polytechnic State University 1992
MA Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy 2007
Memberships
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Payments Accepted
Cash, check
License:78607
Location
1020 Corporation Way
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