Therapist Profile

Name:
Lisa Brookes Kift, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
119 Ward Street Larkspur, CA 94939
Phone:
(415) 261-7143
License Number
LMFT45087
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Emotional pain, discomfort and general dissatisfaction are the greatest motivators for change and generally are what lead people to seek psychotherapy. My primary goal is to help you implement change for improved emotional and/or relationship health. My therapy approach is an eclectic blend of cognitive behavioral, attachment and family of origin theories as well as an emphasis on emotional safety as it relates to a strong relationship foundation. I also have an interest in the benefits of a mindfulness practice as well as neuroscience - how the brain can rewire itself across the life span. I help people identify what's "not working,", understand "why," work through emotional obstacles - and provide tools. My style is compassionate and down-to earth. This combined with my clients' willingness to dig deep - have led to great success in helping people resolve their individual issues and have more satisfying relationships. My other site, The Toolbox at LisaKiftTherapy.com is one of the original therapist-created sites with tools for marriage, relationship and emotional health. A frequent consultant for the media, I've appeared in numerous publications and online news sources including CNN.com, HuffingtonPost.com, Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine and Shape Magazine.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays I have an intern seeing clients on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays
Services
Individual and couples therapy.
Insurance
Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Phone

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Individual
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Stress
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Emotion Focused Therapy
Imago Therapy
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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