Therapist Profile

Ms. Lois H. Friedlander, M.A.
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3569 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 383-3337
311 Miller Avenue, Suite 'D' Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 383-3337
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Hello, and Welcome to my psychotherapy practice. Therapy is not a "one size fits all" approach. I am an integrative psychotherapist with an extensive background in working with mood disorders, dual diagnoses, pro-social behavior management and stress reduction. My approach is to integrate elements of several schools of therapy to address the emotional, behavioral, psychological, cognitive and spiritual dimensions of my clients. This strength-based approach allows me to design a therapeutic strategy for clients based on their specific areas of concern. I am an experienced clinician and Clinical Faculty member, UCSF School of Medicine. I have experience in inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs and am comfortable working with child, adolescent, and adult clients who manifest a broad range of emotional difficulty. I enjoy collaborating with other professionals involved in my client's treatment. I offer expertise as a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) and facilitate ongoing dynamic, supportive groups that are structured to enhance personal growth. My background allows me to offer specialized approaches in CBT, expressive arts therapy, guided imagery, and stress management techniques. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. Please call or email me for an individual, couples or group therapy consultation today.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Wednesday and Friday All Day in San Francisco office Monday All Day and Tuesday Evenings Mill Valley office
I’ve worked in a wide range of settings, including the highly-respected University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychiatry. I work with a broad range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized, integrated approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
Blue Shield of CA, Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Clinical Psychology, Professional School of Psychology

Area of Specialty

Chronically Mentally Ill
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Expressive Art Therapies
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pain Management
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Sand Tray Therapy
Telephone/Online Therapy
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Certified Group Psychotherapist with Am. Assoc. of Group Psychotherapy Licensed MFT #27235 Board Certified Music Therapist Level III Guided Imagery/Bonny Method
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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