Therapist Profile

Name:
Michael A. Korson, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
3120 Telegraph Ave. Suite 4 Berkeley, CA 94705 USA
Phone:
(415) 646-0997
Location:
126 Church Street San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone:
(415) 646-0997
License Number
LMFT38340
Practicing Since:
1995
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
The core of my work is helping people stop "the war within." Helping people develop greater compassion for themselves and acceptance for themselves. My approach is eclectic; my aim is to get the results that the client seeks. I'm interested in therapy being a transformative experience for the client. Together, my client and I form a supportive relationship in order to foster the changes in the client's life that he or she desires.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Contact office for hours.
Services
I provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families. I work with adults and adolescents and people of diverse sexual, gender and ethnic identity. I work with people with a variety of issues, including depression and anxiety, addictions, life transitions, and relationship counseling. I have offices in both San Francisco and Berkeley, CA. Both offices are located near public transportation and have ample parking.
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Magellan, MHN, Most Insurance Accepted, Out-of-Network coverage, PacifiCare, Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Couples
Creativity
Crisis Intervention
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Employment Issues
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Gestalt
Intersubjective
Object Relations
Self Psychology
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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