Therapist Profile

Name:
Margaret Toews, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
595 Millich Avenue Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone:
(650) 493-1935
Location:
4153 El Camino Way Palo Alto, CA 94306-4034
Phone:
(650) 493-1935
License Number
LMFT38230
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:

Sitting on the 'horns of a dilemma'?

What if you could meet with someone who is adept at eliciting submerged bits of information that will get you off those 'horns', sorting what keeps you immobilized and seeing outer factors you’re dealing with in ways that expand the possibilities?

I interact fluidly with what you present, honing in on your highest aspirations and deepest truths. Doing so affords a sense of relief and energy that brings renewed hope, “the soul’s basal resource… a tough mettle that looks at all available data, then chooses a strong route to the most positive outcome possible.”

Situations you may face:
• Separation
• Divorce
• Marriage
• Education
• Children
• Living/Job Situations
• Grief
• Losses

My training in EMDR and somatic work helps when subconscious ‘recruitment tactics’ interfere. These are approached with loving regard, because at one time, they were meant to protect you.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Flexible
Monday through Thursday in Los Gatos and Palo Alto
Services
Individual, Couples, Groups Coaching Trauma Holistic/Transpersonal *Free Initial Phone Consultation* Work number at SOUTH BAY OFFICE: 408.358.2218, ext 423
Insurance
Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco, 1992

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
EMDR
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Expressive Art Therapies
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Trauma
Victims of Crime

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive
Communications
Developmental/Depth
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Process
Somatic
Systems
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Certified Process Therapist Certified Process Therapy Instructor
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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