Therapist Profile

Name:
Madeline Mischo Shelby, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
2955 Shahuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone:
(510) 568-6221
Website:
License Number
LMFT23085
Practicing Since:
1987
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
What is meaningful to me is working with women and their issues and focusing on the transitions we all face on our lives - daughter and sibling dynamics, reproductive issues, health, ageing, death and loss, job loss or change, care of family members, marriage and separation or estrangement. Planned or unexpected, these transitions provide an entry for exploration of our issues of attachment, control, sense of self and self worth, our place in our family, and our understanding of what is meaningful to us at this time in our lives. Change is always forthcoming and worth exploring because in those moments that we are neither here nor there, we are open to review our past impressions and life stories or scripts and ready to be imprinted by new ideas, fantasies and identity shifts.

About My Practice

Office Hours
M - Thurs Hours Vary
Services
Individual Psychotherapy for Women
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Clinical Psychology, J.F. Kennedy University Orinda, CA 1984 B.A., Anthropology, Cal State University Long Beach, CA, 1975

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Creativity
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pain Management
Persons With Disabilities
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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