Counselor / Therapist
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Steve Orma, Psy.D.
2302 Fillmore Street   
San FranciscoCA 94115
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Practice Information:
Dr. Steve Orma is a clinical psychologist in San Francisco and Marin County providing individual and couples therapy for anxiety, eating disorders, depression, stress-related issues, and other life challenges. Therapy by phone and/or video calling (e.g., Skype) is also available. Dr. Orma’s primary goal as a therapist is to help clients not only overcome problems, but to lead happy, fulfilling lives. He utilizes Cognitive Therapy, an active, skills-based approach that helps individuals learn how to identify and change negative or inaccurate thinking, as well as understand and effectively manage emotions and behavior. Dr. Orma also uses Solution-Focused Therapy to help individuals identify and highlight their strengths (ones they may not even be aware of), building self-confidence and helping to capitalize on past successes.
Bio:
Dr. Orma has worked in a variety of clinical settings including the San Francisco VA, Sacramento State University, Kaiser Permanente, and New Dawn Eating Disorders Recovery Center. He has also taught Law and Ethics for the Marriage and Family Therapy program at California State University, East Bay.

Dr. Orma does not believe in labeling individuals as “patients” with a “disease.” Nor does he believe we are victims of our past. He does believe that through learning the proper life and thinking skills and discovering and pursuing our values, we can not only alleviate our symptoms – we can live happy, fulfilling, meaningful lives.
Practice Areas:
 Counseling / Therapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Chronic Illness
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 Grief and Loss
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
Certifications:
 Clinical Psychologist
 Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)
 Licensed Psychologist
 Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
Education:
Dr. Orma received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, San Diego, and his Master's and Doctoral Degrees in clinical psychology from Alliant International University in San Francisco.
Payments Accepted:
Credit cards, cash, check, insurance
Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-6pm
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Nearby Cities:
 Alameda  Emeryville
 Belvedere Tiburon  Mill Valley
 Berkeley  Oakland
 Brisbane  Sausalito
 Daly City  South San Francisco
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