Do you frequently find yourself tense, worried, or on edge? Do you avoid situations or activities because they cause you anxiety? Anxiety is the most common reason for seeking therapy, and one of the most treatable emotional issues. I’m an LCSW with training and experience in a number of approaches that can be especially effective in working with anxiety.
Have you suffered from trauma in your past that still haunts you today, sometimes leaving you feeling helpless or out of control? You may have a form of anxiety called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Therapy can help you decrease distressing symptoms and regain control over your life.
Having a therapist who understands and empathizes with your issues and supports and affirms your LGBTQ viewpoint and lifestyle can make all the difference in therapy. I’m a gay therapist who has been providing psychotherapy in San Francisco and the East Bay for gay individuals and couples since 1998.
EMDR therapy can be a powerful and effective treatment for trauma and for a wide variety of other issues
Mindfulness has been used for centuries as a path to help reduce suffering and increase well being.
Emotionally Focused Therapy helps couples become more open, attuned, and responsive to each other
Practical advice for help with issues like anxiety, stress, worry, and relationship problems by learning and using new skills.