Therapist Profile

Name:
Kirk E. Akahoshi, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
55 New Montgomery Street Suite 316 San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone:
(415) 504-2475
License Number
LMFT52587
Practicing Since:
2007
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 and groups 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
Services
• Individual Therapy • Group Therapy
Insurance
Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
• 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

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Creativity
Creative Solutions
EMDR
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Mediation
Men's Issues
Other
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Trauma
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Communications
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Imago Therapy
Jungian
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Process
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Psychology
Somatic
Systems
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Advanced Trainings: - EMDR - Hakomi Somatic Mindfulness Psychotherapy - Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) - Existential Humanistic Psychotherapy - Psychosynthesis
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Asian/Pacific Islander

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