Therapist Profile

Debra A. Collins, M.A.
Professional Title:
775 E Blithedale Ave #111 Mill Valley, CA 94941-1554
(415) 273-5923
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Debra Collins draws on more than a decade of experience as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist;helping children,adults and families throughout the Bay Area live more successful and balanced lives by shedding light on issues that keep us from achieving our goals. Debra's skill in supporting people through difficulties-from singular issues to complex crisis-comes from a diverse background in treating a broad range of issues and people. She successfully treats individuals and families in her private practice- She is highly skilled in supporting adults and families to find solutions for issues such as: relationship difficulties,financial stress,grief and loss,major life transitions,behavior issues,depression and anxiety. In addition to her work with individuals and families, she has presented her work at national mental health symposiums and was a therapist in both pediatric and adult hospice. She has worked with major health organizations providing support and guidance to families adjusting to the challenges of life threatening illness and loss. Debra currently is a clinical supervisor for several Bay Area mental health organizations providing licensure training to Marriage and Family Therapist and Social Work interns. Debra is an accomplished public speaker and has been a regular contributor on mental health,parenting, family systems,trauma, grief and loss issues for various media outlets including: KPIX Television, and

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday Day and Evenings. .
Individual, Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Clinical Psychology, John F. Kennedy University, 1995

Area of Specialty

Alzheimer's Families
Career Stress and Changes
Depression/Clinical Depression
Employment Issues
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Terminally Ill
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Transpersonal Psychology
Child and Adolescent Treatment Evidence Based CANS Assessment
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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