Therapist Profile

Name:
Mr. Dietmar Brinkmann, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
582 Market St Ste 516 San Francisco, CA 94104-5306 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(415) 255-2517
License Number
LMFT52562
Practicing Since:
2007
Additional Licenses:
LMFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you overwhelmed by emotional turmoil? Is a relationship causing you pain? Do you feel stuck in anxiety or depression? As an expert for emotional resilience and relational wellbeing, I help you get in touch with what you deeply want and uncover internal resources that have been buried. I assist you in developing communication skills to navigate the complexities of friendship, family and work. From this place of strength, we create together a safe space in therapy to experience and express the full range of human emotions so that even the most difficult experiences and traumatic events can be processed. In my practice, I offer individual and couples therapy. I combine the best traditions of talk-therapy with body centered (somatic) psychotherapy. This approach is based on groundbreaking neuroscience research about the brain, relationships (attachment theory), and non-judgmental attention (mindfulness). Therapy with me is gentle and focused, supportive and challenging. Most of us want to feel safe, seen and understood. And we want to be productive working towards meaningful goals. Whatever gets in your way is often the most difficult to accept about yourself. Met with compassion, these obstacles will loosen their grip and vibrant vitality and joy become possible.

About My Practice

Office Hours
By appointment only.
Services
Individual therapy and couples therapy
Insurance
PPO, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Depression/Clinical Depression
Expressive Art Therapies
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Men's Issues
Phobias
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Trauma
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Attachment
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Emotion Focused Therapy
Psychodynamic
Somatic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English, German
Ethnicity
European

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