Therapist Profile

Name:
Myles H. Downes, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone:
License Number
LMFT48178
Practicing Since:
1996
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I approach therapy from a holistic perspective, utilizing empathy, mindfulness, somatics and in the moment experience to maximize therapeutic gains. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, trauma, relationship concerns, and gender exploration, as well as in working with the following communities: same-sex (gay, bi or queer), transgender and gender non-conforming, polyamory, freak, kink, etc., although my actual practice is very diverse and I see a broad spectrum of clients. I utilize complexity theories and an integrated, relational stance to incorporate mind, body and spiritual experiences in my work, something that I believe speeds up healing more quickly than words alone.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesday 10am - 7pm Wednesday 1pm - 7pm Thursday 10am - 7pm
Services
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
B.A. Zoology B.A. Art M.A. Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Couples
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Supervision
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Emotion Focused Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Somatic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
European

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