Therapist Profile

Name:
Maria Julia Rivas, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
11740 Dublin Blvd. #206 Dublin, CA 94568
Phone:
(925) 280-8220
Location:
11740 Dublin Blvd. #206 Dublin, CA 94568-2820
Phone:
Email:
Website:
www.mjrivas.com
License Number
LMFT27455
Practicing Since:
1990
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Do you find yourself wondering “When will I stop crying” or “How will I get through this”? Do you get annoyed by the well intentioned but careless remarks of friends and family? And then feel bad because you felt annoyed?

Losing a loved one is a painful and lonely experience. I can help by providing a safe place where you can share your fears, memories, anger and grief. Together we can explore these feelings, move beyond them and ultimately experience the joy of day to day living.

I have been in private practice for 21 years helping individuals deal with all types of losses; death, divorce, the ending of a relationship, being diagnosed with a terminal illness, and the death of a beloved pet. I welcome your stories as well as your sorrow.

I have offices in Dublin and Walnut Creek. Both have convenient freeway access and are accessible by public transportation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Walnut Creek Office:
Mon. 2pm - 9pm
Wed. 8am - 1pm
Dublin Office:
Tues. & Thurs. 10am - 8pm
Services
I Help Individuals Who Have Lost or Anticipate Losing a Loved One.
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, MHN
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University, 1985

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Depression/Clinical Depression
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Control Mastery
Family Systems
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Ethnicity
Hispanic

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