Therapist Profile

Joseph Zarate-Sanderlin, M.A.
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3330 Geary Blvd Suite 2 East San Francisco, CA 94118 UNITED STATES
(415) 562-8384
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I work with adults needing help with relational issues and I am particularly looking to reach those clients who may be underserved in other therapeutic settings. I welcome artists; Burning Man attendees; people in the BDSM and Open Relationship communities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender clients; and individuals, couples, and other relationship groupings. I am BDSM and open relationship knowledgeable. I offer expertise in communication, polyamory, and open relationships from a Jungian point of view. I help couples decide if they are coming in for relationship counseling or relationship canceling. I am interested in exploring new archetypes for masculinity and femininity. I support people creating rites of passage in their own lives: emerging from the family as a differentiated individual, the transition into parenthood, the beginning or ending of a relationship whether by choice or circumstance, finding a vocation that they enjoy and that energizes them. Coming from a Jungian background having attended Pacifica Graduate Institute, I enjoy working with archetypes, Shadow, dream material, play therapy for adults, and working through past experiences for present benefit.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Afternoon and evenings Monday through Thursday
Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and more than couples or adults of all gender and orientation presentations.
Private Pay, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


MA in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute MA in English, St. John's University

Area of Specialty

Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Sand Tray Therapy
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Self Psychology
Completed Gottman Method Level 1 Completed Internal Family Systems Level 1
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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