Therapist Profile

Name:
Rebecca L. Ring, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
1350 Hayes St Ste C1 Benicia, CA 94510-2969 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(831) 539-9002
Location:
1350 Hayes Street Suite C-1BB Benicia, CA 94510 UNITED STATES
Phone:
Website:
rringmft.com
License Number
LMFT38426
Practicing Since:
2001
Additional Licenses:
MFT38426

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you in a “caterpillar stage” of life? You sense that you could be more, but don’t know how to release the real, magnificent you in your relationships or at work or as a parent. Or are you in a “chrysalis stage”? Your whole life seems to have disintegrated into nothing recognizable, and you are struggling to make sense of it all. You don’t see a way out or through. Whether you are feeling stuck as a “caterpillar meant to be a butterfly” or overwhelmed by the process of a “caterpillar becoming a butterfly”, I provide a compassionate, collaborative, and supportive environment in which to heal, grow, and move on to live a full and meaningful life. My Approach: First, the foundation of my approach as a therapist is that of empathy, acceptance, compassion, and respect for all clients that come to see me. Second, I have a “client-centered” approach to therapy; I believe that each person has his or her own answers and healing within. My primary role is to help facilitate each individual’s process of discovering those answers and experiencing growth and healing. Third, I take an eclectic approach with regards to how I facilitate a client’s process. I believe that each person comes with his or her own unique way of processing, and what “works” for one individual may not “work” for another. In addition, I feel that different therapeutic needs and stages require different approaches. Finally, my approach as a therapist is strongly influenced by my own psychological and spiritual journey. I believe that both our minds and emotions, and our spirits need to be engaged in the therapeutic process. While I do not actively promote any one spiritual path, I align with the 12 Step Program that states that to grow and heal we need something bigger than ourselves. The journey towards healing and wholeness is not for the faint of heart. A spiritual path can be an additional source of support, insight, comfort, encouragement, and wisdom.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Insurance
Any Insurance Eligible
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
MA Intercultural Studies MA Marriage and Family Therapy

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Childhood Trauma
Critical Incident Stress Management
Depression/Clinical Depression
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Trauma
Victims of Crime

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Emotion Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Imago Therapy
Object Relations
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Process
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Affect Centered Therapy
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity

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