Therapist Profile

Name:
Allan Grill, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
Albany, CA 94706
Phone:
(510) 232-1630
Location:
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Phone:
(510) 232-1630
Location:
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone:
(510) 232-1630
Location:
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Phone:
(510) 232-1630
License Number
LMFT24930
Practicing Since:
1989
Additional Licenses:
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I specialize in working with clients who have a variety of medical conditions, including neurological disorders, physically disabling conditions, aging-related conditions and other impairments. My clients also include Caregivers and LGBT persons who live with a disabling condition. For over 25 years I have helped adults with both emotional and logistical concerns related to chronic medical and aging-related conditions, including short and long term care planning, and adults with a variety of life issues, including relationship and communication problems, depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I hold a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and am a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (certified 1986), as well as a California licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (licensed 1989). Please see my website www.allangrill.com for more information about how I may be of help to you. Where do you turn for help if you are: - Physically disabled with a neurological condition such as Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury? - Diagnosed with cognitive impairment such as early stage or early onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Vascular Dementia, other dementing condition or traumatic brain injury? - A disabled LGBT person? - A Caregiver and/or family member of a loved one with a physical disability or a cognitive impairment? As a California licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, I work with clients throughout California via telemedicine sessions. Telemedicine sessions are conducted via videoconferencing, similar to Skype but HIPAA-compliant*, and/or over the telephone. The videoconferencing software is free and is easy to use on your computer or tablet. Telemedicine offers important advantages over in-office sessions to people who: - No longer drive or have limited access to transportation - Are physically disabled and have mobility issues - Have busy schedules - Have no professionals in their area with the particular expertise I offer Please contact me to discuss whether telemedicine sessions are appropriate for you and your needs. You can also learn more about telemedicine at my website: www.allangrill.com

About My Practice

Office Hours
By appointment only. Sessions are held via telephone or HIPAA-compliant videoconferencing on a PC, Mac or tablet.
Services
Individual, Couple and Family Therapy. Adults of All Ages. Areas of Specialty: Caregiver issues -- Physical, Cognitive and Neurological Disabilites including Alzheimer's Disease and related dementing conditions, MS, Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, etc. -- Adult Children of Aging Parents -- Relationship issues -- Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
Insurance
No Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
Rehabilitation Counseling, San Francisco State Univer., 1986

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Alzheimer's Families
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Individual
Men's Issues
Persons With Disabilities
Physically Challenged
PsychoEducational
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Narrative
Certifications
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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