Therapist Profile

Name:
Natalie A. Spautz, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
55 New Montgomery Street #801 San Francisco, CA 94105-3435
Phone:
(415) 316-8123
License Number
LMFT86678
Practicing Since:
2011
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Taking the step to begin your own process in therapy is an empowered, important life decision. Finding the right fit in a therapist who can really understand you and help you to open to yourself is crucial to healing. It is very important to know therapy does require work. Sometimes the work will be easy, and other times more difficult. Many of my patients have reported therapy is the best investment they've ever made. A financial, energetic and psychic investment in healing and repairing the relationship with yourself can offer benefits that reverberate throughout every aspect of your life. I create authentic, compassionate connections with my patients. I work relationally, meaning the relationship we create and develop is where the deepest healing happens. Building trust and creating safety are essential to the healing process. I offer long-term depth psychotherapy and see patients once or twice a week. I alternate between following and guiding patients, based on what they need. I operate from a strength-based belief, that each person has an innate resilient wisdom that, in the right environment, can be felt and called upon. I encourage feedback in therapy as it is crucial for collaborative treatment.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
I offer long term depth psychotherapy to adult individuals. I also offer couples counseling to a wide range of couples; using psychodynamic, emotionally focused therapy and also basing communication in NVC or Non-Violent Communication. I work with many issues including: addiction codependency adult children of alcoholics adult children of mentally ill adult children of chronically ill chronic feelings of emptiness low self-esteem body image issues / eating disorders grief / work around death and dying divorce / separation anxiety / depression obsessive compulsive behaviors trauma PTSD sexual abuse life transition career transition women's issues spiritual emergence
Insurance
No Insurance Accepted, Private Pay, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
University of California at Santa Barbara, Pychology, Education and Applied Psychology, B.A. 2005 California Institute of Integral Studies, Integral Counseling Psychology, M.A. 2012

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Emotion Focused Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Intersubjective
Psychodynamic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity

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