Therapist Profile

Marvin W. Bowerman, M.S.
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32145 Alvarado-Niles Rd Union City, CA 94587 UNITED STATES
(510) 589-5173
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Hi, I’m Marvin Bowerman, MFT, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I have over 28 years of experience working with adults, families, parents, teens and children in family and individual therapy. I provide therapy to clients who want to make changes in their life and who want to feel better, improve relationships, steer through difficult life transitions, and reduce conflict between teens and parents. I see counseling as a place to provide a safe environment to work on both everyday “normal” problems and serious issues. I would like to help you learn to be more productive, resolve conflicts, improve relationships and live a more satisfying life. I believe working together with the client will determine the most likely path towards improvement. I value the clients unique knowledge and experience and I work towards developing goals that are ultimately achieved. I work with people of all religious and ethnic backgrounds. I obtained my Marriage, Family Therapist license in 1985. I have been a member of SARB (School Attendance Review Board) for both Fremont and Newark School districts. I have been a clinical member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) since 1986. I was also trained in Organization Analysis and Intervention in 1988. I have helped organizations go through transition and change process and have been a facilitator for many work groups.

About My Practice

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I have over 28 years of experience in the following areas: >Teen problems (social, academic, acting out, etc) >Depression and Anxiety >Alcohol and Drugs >Step families or Blended Families >Adult Stress (chronic illness, workplace, family, spouse etc) >Family problems (teens, spouse, aging parents, communication) >Relationship conflicts >Self Esteem >Truancy from School >Grief and Loss >Divorce >ADHD and Childrens Issues Any of these problems can be overwhelming and difficult to handle. I conduct a thorough assessment and look at how these problems effect ones life. I also look for hidden strenghts that once uncovered can lead to resolving the current problems and live a happier life.
Aetna, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


MS in Clinical Psychology

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anger Management
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Men's Issues
Pain Management
Persons With Disabilities
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Single Parents


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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