Therapist Profile

Name:
Ms. Deborah S. Kjar, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1101 S Winchester Blvd Ste A101 San Jose, CA 95128-3914 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(408) 912-1622
License Number
LMFT49888
Practicing Since:
2011
Additional Licenses:
MFT#49888

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I believe living a successful life is a powerful process, full of transitions and complex challenges. In order to navigate these challenges successfully, many of us need support or guidance at some time in our lives. I focus on helping children, adults and families by identifying areas of strength, and using these strengths to explore new perspectives in life. As a humanistic and cognitive behavioral counselor, my first goal is to create a safe environment for my clients to explore personal needs. By allowing your voice to be honored in a time of crisis, life's transitions can be navigated more easily. When counseling children and teens, using play therapy and expressive art therapy helps establish a safe environment. Once a child feels safe, he or she can start to identify and experience difficult emotions. Through the process of play therapy, children start to heal from fears or trauma.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Weekly
Services
Insurance
Cigna, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Masters in Counseling Psychology John F. Kennedy University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anxiety
Autism
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
Children
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Expressive Art Therapies
Families
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Play Therapy
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Sand Tray Therapy
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Certifications
CBT- TEAM Level 2 Certified
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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