Therapist Profile

Name:
Greg Galati, MACP
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1720 South Amphlett Blvd. Suite 118 San Mateo, CA 94402-2721
Phone:
(650) 361-0333
License Number
LMFT32895
Practicing Since:
1995
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Whether you have clear-cut goals, or just a sense that things in your life aren’t what you want them to be, I am an experienced guide who can help you navigate obstacles in your way. Through counseling, you can attain the happiness and personal fulfillment you seek. I bring a warm, caring and interactive style to our meetings. You will find it easy to make a positive connection and feel supported. This is the first step in working as a powerful client-therapist team to achieve the gains you seek. Together, we can view problems not as failings, but as opportunities for personal growth and learning. I promise to treat the issues you bring with sensitivity, compassion and competence. I help people make desired changes, overcome problems, increase skillful living, uncover deeper parts of themselves, gain insight and move to greater awareness and life satisfaction. The obstacles in your path are an invitation to learn new ways of coping and to make contact with your deeper Self in a journey into healing. Some of my areas of knowledge, training and experience include: Attachment Therapy
I help children bond with their adopted parents, increasing trust and resolving oppositional defiance and emotional dysregulation. Pre-adoption trauma, abuse or neglect make it hard for children to trust adoptive parents and may result in severe behavioral acting out or emotional distancing. I am uniquely trained in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy which actively helps resistant children attach to loving adoptive parents.

Mars Venus Relationship Counseling
Having personally trained with Dr. John Gray, author of “Men are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” I draw on Mars Venus Relationship tools to help couples mend communication problems, resolve difficult issues, and rekindle closeness and intimacy. Many relationship difficulties dissolve when we understand gender differences and “where our partner is coming from.” Couples gain practical, easy-to-apply tools and techniques that help in a hurry.

Individual Psychotherapy & Counseling
Often life problems are invitations to expand our learning and increase our life skills. In a depth-oriented approach I help people make desired changes, gain insight and move to greater awareness and life satisfaction. Life stress, transitions, relationship disappointments, anxiety, depression, and illness are all invitations to make contact with our deeper selves in a journey into healing. I can help with issues including: Life Stress Anxiety Depression Life Transition Relationship Obstacles Trauma Substance Abuse & Addiction Please visit my web site at www.GregoryGalati.com to learn more about the work I do.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Weekday Afternoons & Evenings

Some Sunday Hours Available for Families

Services
Marriage & Relationship Counseling Individual Psychotherapy Family Therapy Attachment Therapy Stress Reduction
Insurance
Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Masters of Arts, Counseling Psychology, MACP Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Santa Clara University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Parenting
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Jungian
Psychodynamic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Certified Member of ATTACH (Association for Training and Teaching in Attachment) Trained in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy with Dr. Daniel Hughes. Certified Mars Venus Relationships Counselor Trained by Dr. John Gray Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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