Therapist Profile

Name:
Kara M. Starkey, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
3190 S Bascom Ave Ste 180 San Jose, CA 95124-2568 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(408) 850-1484
License Number
LMFT45806
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Change can be difficult; allow me to help you succeed on your journey. I have over ten years of experience in school, agency, clinic, outpatient hospital, and private practice settings. I enjoy working with all ages and provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy. My unique specialty is animal-assisted therapy.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday 9am-8pm, Tuesday 12-2pm, Wednesday 9am-12pm, Thursday 12-2pm and 5-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm
Services
Long term psychotherapy, short term psychotherapy, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), consulting.
Insurance
Anthem Blue Cross, Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Most Insurance Accepted, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale, United Behavioral Health, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology B.A., Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Bi-Polar
Children
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Families
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Play Therapy
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Process
Certifications
Critical Incident Stress Management Certificate, BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) Certificate, Perinatal Mood Disorders Certificate, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Certificate
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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