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Jay Tinsman, M.A.
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2755 Cottage Way Suite 5 Sacramento, CA 95825-1221
(916) 203-5310
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I've been in practice more than 30 years and have developed the skills that come with experience. My clients are individuals, couples, and teenagers. I like to do brief therapy, which can include hypnosis if you want it. This means that you and I make a plan to achieve your goals--whether they are "inner" goals to feel better, or "external" goals to solve a problem. Then we work the plan for several sessions. The number of sessions is up to you, but the goal is to work efficiently. You are always in control of the pace. We will differentiate between "therapy" and "support." Both are fine, but it needs to be clear at all times what our the agenda is. To keep us on track you'll do a quick evaluation of our work at the end of every session. I was originally trained in hypnosis in 1984, and I am a graduate of the Milton H. Erickson Hypnosis Foundation training program in Phoenix, Arizona.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Thursdays and Fridays, all day.
Individual counseling Problem solving Marriage and relationship Clinical Hypnosis
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


Stanford University AB, Psychology San Jose State MA, History Univ. of San Francisco MA, Counseling

Area of Specialty

Communication Skills
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Pain Management
Pre-Marriage Counseling


Theoretical Orientation
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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