Therapist Profile

Name:
Joseph K. Yamada, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
2023 N St Ste 100 Sacramento, CA 95811 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(916) 245-7760
License Number
LMFT81845
Practicing Since:
2010
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
If you are reading this, take heart, as you've already demonstrated your courage. Many people, if not most, never seek the help they need, professionally or personally. As a therapist, my philosophy is that every person is unique in their own way, and this requires a unique solution to the challenges you face. People are incredibly complex, and many times this is why cookie cutter interventions often fall flat, because the client is not fully understood before interventions are prescribed. You know yourself better than anyone, and my goal as a therapist is to tap this knowledge and, through the filter of my own broad experience and insight, work with you to develop goals and steps to these goals, in order to overcome the hurdles that life has thrown at you. I also believe in the power of humor! I believe that therapy does not always have to be this serious and intense process 100 percent of the time. Therapy can be whatever you the client need it to be, and humor can be a valuable component to therapy.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Insurance
,None at this time.
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
M.A., LMFT

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Avoidant Personality

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Multi-Racial, European, Asian/Pacific Islander, Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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