Therapist Profile

Name:
Janet E. Sims, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
160 Saratoga AVE., #290 Santa Clara, CA 95051 USA
Phone:
(408) 472-9527
Website:
License Number
LMFT47252
Practicing Since:
2009
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
“The Beginning of Wisdom is Self Awareness.”
This simple statement is a lifelong process, and central to the work I do as a psychotherapist. Taking the time and space to know ourselves can be exhilarating, but it can be daunting and sometimes terrifying when done alone. Working with another person through the complexities of our lives makes the endeavor richer and much more satisfying. My work with clients is intended to be a shared, collaborative experience.

Psychodynamic work focuses on not just the reduction of symptoms, but also on fostering the most of an individual’s psychological capacities and resources; whether it means more satisfying relationships, tolerating a wider range of emotions or facing life’s challenges with greater freedom and flexibility.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual, Couples and Family Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Adults
Insurance
Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Santa Clara University, 2006 B.A., Stanford University, 1980

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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