Therapist Profile

Name:
Irfan Akbar
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1811 Santa Rita Rd Ste 216 Pleasanton, CA 94566-4732 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(510) 495-4432
Website:
License Number
LMFT50346
Practicing Since:
1998
Additional Licenses:

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I have many years of experience in the areas of marital/relationship issues, infidelity, divorce resolutions, and family conflict. My other specialities include anxiety, depression, anger, grief/loss, trauma, mid-life crisis and concerns for growth and meaning. With teens, my experience encompasses delinquent behaviors, substance abuse, self-harming behaviors (suicidal/cutting), ADHD, OCD, and identity issues. I have a long history of working with South-East Asian immigrants and multi-cultural/multi-religion families facing conflicting values and generational issues. I have special insight in working with individuals from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. I am sensitive to my client's faith and cultural practices and maintain full confidentiality. I'm fluent in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi. I provide a safe place to explore relationships, or personal concerns. A free 15 minutes phone consultation is available to prospective clients. Please note that no therapy will be provided until a face-to-face intake is completed. If you are experiencing a medical, or a psychiatric emergency, please call 911, or go to the nearest hospital.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual, couples, Family therapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Online

Education

Degrees
MS

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Interracial Couples
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Terminally Ill
Victims of Crime

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
LMFT
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
Ethnicity
Asian/Pacific Islander

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