Therapist Profile

Name:
Eti A. Valdez-Kaminsky, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
2340 Ward Street Ste 107 Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone:
(510) 847-0314
Website:
www.etimft.com
License Number
LMFT37847
Practicing Since:
2001
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My therapeutic focus helps to improve one's quality of life through aiding deeper understanding of issues that lead to emotional, interpersonal and family difficulties. This is achievied through a supportive, direct, and trusting relationship, that allows one to feel safe in their personal exploration. I emphasis the identification and healthy expression of feelings and thoughts that block personal progress. Empathic listening and honest feedback allows for a positive therapy experience. Please see my website for more information. www.etimft.com

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday thru Friday 8 AM-8PM Weekends as needed
Services
Individual, couples, family, child, adolescent psychotherapy Alcohol and Drug treatment/consultation/intervention Clinicical consultation
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Cross, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BA, Psychology, University of the Pacific, Stockton CA. MS, Clinical Psychology, San Francicso State University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Chronically Mentally Ill
Childhood Trauma
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Supervision
Trauma
Victims of Crime

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Control Mastery
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Jewish

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