Marriage & Family Therapist in San Francisco, CA

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Psychotherapy - San Francisco (Financial District)

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New to Therapy? Bicultural?
Brief & Longer-Term Help
I am bicultural and enjoy working with clients from all cultural backgrounds. I especially enjoy working with younger adults (20s-30s) and those who are new to therapy. I have extensive experience working with young professionals. I can help you if you are struggling.

Some of the issues I can help with are depression, anxiety, relationship problems, and grief (specialized training and experience in grief counseling).

I can provide a safe, nonjudgmental setting for you to discover and change unconscious thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors may be interfering with your goals, relationships, and personal growth.

I also offer the practical and emotional support needed during challenging life-stage transitions. Therapy is also a place to explore thoughts and feelings you might not feel free to share with friends and relatives, for whatever reason.

I provide a safe, supportive, therapeutic relationship as a context in which to work through a variety of concerns, including:

Family-of-origin issues, effects of childhood trauma and neglect
Anxiety, worry, panic, emotional overwhelm, stress management
Relationship problems
Communication problems
Grief & loss (recent or delayed)*
Life transitions/adjusting to change
Bicultural difficulties
Academic concerns, career choice
Changing self-defeating thoughts and behaviors
Trust issues
Values clarification, life purpose/meaning

*Certificate of Completion, Professional Program in the Study of Loss & Grief, University of California, Berkeley, 2004.
Twenty years in private practice psychotherapy.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Depression  Relationship Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Grief and Loss  Self Esteem Issues
 Bicultural Difficulties  Life and Wellness Coaching  Stress Management
 Caregiver Issues  Life Transitions  Women's Issues
 Chronic Illness  Men's Issues  Work and Career Issues
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)  Psychotherapy (MA)
John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, Calif., M.A., Clinical Psychology

Certificate of completion: Professional Program in the Study of Loss and Grief, University of California, Berkeley, 2004
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Payments Accepted
Cash, check. I am not a provider but most PPOs will reimburse for my services.