Therapist Profile

Daniel J. Sonkin, PhD
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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
1505 Bridgeway, Suite 105 Sausalito, CA 94965-1967
(415) 332-6703
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
For the past 25 years I have specialized in the treatment of perpetrators of domestic violence and adults who were abused as children and have conducted trainings on these issues nationally and internationally. I have also testified as an expert witness in capital, domestic violence and malpractice cases.

Today my practice consists of psychotherapy services for individuals and couples who are experiencing a variety of mental health issues, incorporating attachment theory and neurobiology.

I have served on the Ethics Committee and the Board of Directors of CAMFT. I am a recipient of the CAMFT Distinguished Clinical Member Award.

I am the author of books on domestic violence including, Learning to Live Without Violence: A Handbook for Men; Wounded Boys/Heroic Men: A Man's Guide to Healing from Child Abuse; and The Court-Mandated Perpetrator Assessment and Treatment Handbook.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Individual and couples therapy Clinical consultation Forensic Assessment/expert testimony
No Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Experimental Research Psychology, 1978, San Francisco State University Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, 1981, Columbia Pacific University

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