Therapist Profile

Name:
Robin T. Kirk, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
Sage Psychotherapy Associates 601 University Avenue, Suite 225 Sacramento, CA 95825-6720
Phone:
(916) 614-9200
Email:
License Number
LMFT37167
Practicing Since:
2000
Additional Licenses:
CA MFT 37167

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
With an integration of complimentary approaches, including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Ms. Kirk tailors treatment to that which is most helpful for each individual. Insight into the dynamics that originated and continue to maintain problems is very important, but it is often not enough. Developing the willingness to experience fully a wide range of emotions is one factor that makes change possible and will allow you to feel at ease in your life. Ms. Kirk specializes in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Social Anxiety) and Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Compulsive Eating, Compulsive Exercise). Her interest in Eating Disorders began when she was the Student Director of the Weight Control Clinic at San Diego State University. After becoming a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Robin co-owned Summit Eating Disorders Program in Sacramento, California. Many of her clients also suffered from an Anxiety Disorder and she became very interested in the treatment of anxiety, including OCD. After attending intensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Robin developed an intensive program for Anxiety Disorders that combines Exposure and Response Prevention techniques with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Ms. Kirk is a graduate of the International OCD Foundation Behavioral Training Institute. Robin has presented on the subjects of Eating Disorders, Self-Mutilation and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. She provides supervision for psychotherapy interns and consultation for licensed clinicians. Ms. Kirk is a member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, International OCD Foundation, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science; in addition, Ms. Kirk has served on the boards of the Sacramento Eating Disorders and Outreach Program, Sacramento OCD Foundation, and Sacramento Valley Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults. Couples' therapy. Group therapy. Intensive Treatment Program for Anxiety Disorders including OCD. Free Support Groups.
Insurance
Blue Cross, Blue Shield of CA, Cigna, Magellan, MHN, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BA in Psychology with Distinction MA in Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Group Therapy
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Relationships
Trauma
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Process
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Private Pilot's License, Single-engine Land. Graduate of International OCD Foundation Behavioral Training Institute.
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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