Therapist Profile

Name:
Marlena E. Kushner, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
1703 Fifth Avenue #101 San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone:
(415) 563-2759
Location:
2918 Webster Street San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone:
License Number
LMFT14058
Practicing Since:
1979
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I’ve been in private practice since 1979 offering psychotherapy to individuals and couples. My approach is holistic-integrating mind, body, heart and spirit. I like to establish a strong foundation of trust and safety from which to explore family history, old beliefs about oneself, destructive patterns of behavior as well as the thoughts, feelings and body sensations that seem to block change and happiness. With the right commitment, insight and support, I have especially found EMDR to be an extremely powerful tool in helping to resolve trauma and moving through old stuck places. I also incorporate body awareness, journal writing and dreamwork. Each psychotherapeutic relationship I develop is unique and individualized using resources that come out of that relationship.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday San Rafael Office
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday San Francisco Office
10:00 am to
Services
Individual and Couples Therapy
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Lone Mountain College, 1978

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anxiety
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
EMDR
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Family Systems
Jungian
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Systems
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
EMDR, Certified by EMDR International Association
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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