Therapist Profile

Name:
Douglas M. Silberstein, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1368 Lincoln Ave. #214 San Rafael, CA 94901 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(415) 339-8335
License Number
LMFT46503
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Emotions! They can be the source of great turmoil and great fulfillment. They can hurt and they can heal. The way we express how we feel can corrode relationships or create stronger connections. My job as your therapist is to help you work with your emotional states of being in such a way as to bring about greater peace of mind and greater security in relationships. My work is to cultivate connections that nourish and heal - connections to self and/or others - and I do that work in a compassionate and collaborative way with the utmost respect for my clients. I work with couples to help them shift out of adversarial, polarized or disconnected states of relating to more supportive, collaborative and connected experiences in relationship. I work with parents to help them develop and/or strengthen emotional adaptation skills that simplify parenting and aid in supporting the healthy development of their children. I work with individuals to help them access internal and interpersonal resources for more effectively managing difficult emotions and conflict. I devote myself to supporting each client's unique path to deeper self-awareness, self-knowledge and self-acceptance. I believe that together we can co-create a therapeutic relationship that becomes a potent vehicle for change: a safe, respectful, conscious, purposeful, challenging relationship that serves to help you overcome obstacles and bring you closer to having the life and relationships you desire. Call me for a free 20-minute consultation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in San Rafael; Tuesday and Friday in Santa Rosa - Call for Times
Services
Couples Counseling Parenting Counseling Individual Psychotherapy
Insurance
No Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Argosy University, 2004

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Childhood Trauma
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Men's Issues
Parenting
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Intersubjective
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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