Therapist Profile

Kirk E. Akahoshi, M.A.
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55 New Montgomery Street Suite 316 San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 504-2475
430 Sherman Avenue Suite 203 Palo Alto, CA 94306
(415) 504-2475
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage & Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My mission is to guide people to find clarity and direction so that they can live the life they want to lead. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help them find balance, resolution, and courage to reach their fullest potential. Sometimes, we face an internal conflict between “what we want to do” versus “what we should do.” As a licensed therapist and professional life coach, I use my intuition and professional training to help people explore your authentic self, find deeper meaning, and align their core values to overcome the challenges they face. I spent almost a decade investigating my own life’s path by going through many different types of therapy, life coaching, hypnosis, vision quests and personal retreats, meditation, working and living abroad, shamanic journeying, and graduate school. Through these personal experiences and journeys, I have identified universal themes and transformative methods that I share with people in their quest for clarity, identity, and passion. I am dedicated and committed to providing the highest level of service. In addition to being a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I continuously build on my professional tools, and to date, I have the following credentials and advanced training: • Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology • Advanced training in Existential-Humanistic Mindful Psychotherapy, The International Institute for Humanistic Studies • Advanced training in Psychosynthesis, Psychosynthesis Palo Alto • NLP Master Practitioner, NLP Institute of California • Professional Life Coach, NLP and Coaching Institute of California • Re-evaluation Counselor, Re-Evaluation Counseling • Participant of the Legacy Program, Esalen • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Cum Laude, University of California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo

About My Practice

Office Hours
• Individual Therapy • Couples Therapy • Family Therapy • Group Therapy
Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


• Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Cum Laude, University of California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo

Area of Specialty

Anger Management
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Group Therapy
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Telephone/Online Therapy


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Transpersonal Psychology
Languages Spoken
Asian/Pacific Islander


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