Therapist Profile

Name:
Angela A. Sowa, PsyD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
653 Stanford Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306-1412
Phone:
(650) 917-9650
License Number
MFC28739
Practicing Since:
1991
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Welcome. I am a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and consultant who sees individuals and couples for concerns related to anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and work-related topics. In the first visit or two, I will work with you to understand what type of therapy you are seeking based on the concerns that emerge. You can expect that the work will be insight-oriented, aimed at understanding the causes and effects as well as the dynamics of behavior. Emotional struggles often involve conflicting feelings especially when trying to understand complex life issues. In couples’ work for example, past patterns of relating in families can re-emerge and challenge a couples’ relationship particularly during life transitions. Having a consultant can be particularly helpful in establishing new approaches.

My post-license (MFT) training includes an analytic certificate and a doctorate of psychology in psychoanalysis. I welcome your inquiries by phone: 650.917.9650 or visit my site: www.as.lospsy.com.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Services
Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Consultation - Individuals and Couples
Insurance
Blue Cross, PPO
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
Pys.D., Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, 2003 M.A., Santa Clara University, 1989 B.A., Boston University, 1973

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Eating Disorders
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Other
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Psychoanalysis
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Supervision
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Certifications
Certificate in Psychoanalysis, 2001
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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