Therapist Profile

Name:
Carla Buchanan
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
Ross, CA 94957
Phone:
(415) 454-2256
Location:
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone:
License Number
LMFT40844
Practicing Since:
1999
Additional Licenses:
MFT 40844

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Carla Buchanan is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in private practice with offices in San Francisco and Marin County. She works with families, couples, individuals and adolescents, addressing a range of clinical issues which include depression, anxiety, parenting concerns and relational problems. Her clinical approach is eclectic and draws on family systems, cognitive behavioral and humanistic / existential models. She is particularly interested in assisting individuals and families as they negotiate the inevitable developmental stages and transitions that are a part of every human life. Mrs. Buchanan also has an ongoing private practice as an educational therapist doing psychoeducational assessment and addressing the social and emotional issues that can be associated with learning disabilities.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Flexible
Services
Psychotherapy (Marriage & Family Counseling) Psychoeducational Evaluator
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Educational Therapy, San Francisco State University, 1991 M.S., Counseling Psychology, Dominican University, 1999

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Mediation
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Systems
Certifications
Educational Therapy
Languages Spoken
French
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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