Therapist Profile

Name:
Gwen J. Sanders
Professional Title:
Location:
3873 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 3 Oakland, CA 94611-5370
Phone:
(510) 869-3901
License Number
LMFT33229
Practicing Since:
1991
Additional Licenses:
MFT, ATR-BC

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I provide an attuned, empathic presence with a time focused treatment model where the client and therapist actively engage in therapy. An eclectic mix of brief and solution focused work, history gathering to highlight relevant issues impacting current life interactions focusing on strengths and creativity reflects my style of therapy. I strive to help individuals and couples to resolve problematic patterns which interfere with the harmony and balance in their lives.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, varying times during the week
Services
I see clients in individual, couples and group therapy and provide workshops. I have worked as an Employee Assistant Professional and am on several panels as an EAP counselor for various corporations/vendors. I am available as a Consultant to corporations to increase vitality and creativity using art in communication and team building. I am on Faculty for local Graduate art/expressive arts programs in the Bay Area. I am a CAMFT Certified Supervisor providing Clinical Supervision. As a Clinical Supervisor, mentor and educator in the exciting field of art/expressive arts therapy I encourage empowerment and leadership skills to interns and trainees.
Insurance
Aetna, MHN, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
MFT, specialty in Art Therapy

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Expressive Art Therapies
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Supervision
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Object Relations
Certifications
Board Certified Art Therapist
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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