Therapist Profile

Name:
Pauline Jarakian, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
210 Lower Via Casitas Apt 201 Greenbrae, CA 94904 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(415) 246-4117
License Number
LMFT36982
Practicing Since:
1991
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I have several years of experience and training treating post traumatic stress disorder including but not limited to child abuse, sexual abuse and domestic violence. Areas of emphasis also include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered communities, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, HIV & AIDS. Offering child, couples, families and individual therapy. Utilizing humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive perspectives.

Office located in San Francisco.

With the focus being in the here and now we can look at one's relationship with self, others and one's experience in the world. The understanding of one's primary experience with family of origin is an important part of this work, with emphasis, however being on making internal shifts that lead to more satisfying experiences and fullfillment in life. We will look at factors that are maintaining current problems and collaborate together to establish goals for our therapy. Most insurances accepted.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Day and evening appointments
Services
Individual, group, adult, families, couples, children
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Health Net Insurance, Medi-Cal, MHN, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BS, Liberal Studies, Cal State University, Northridge, 1979 MS, Counseling (Marriage Family and Child Counseling), Educational Psychology Dept.-Cal State University, Northridge, 1992

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Alzheimer's Families
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Forensics
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Supervision
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Victims of Crime

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Family Systems
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
California Teacher's Credential
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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