Therapist Profile

Name:
Sydney Eaker, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
880 Manzanita Dr Rm 2 Los Osos, CA 93402 USA
Phone:
Website:
License Number
LMFT27779
Practicing Since:
1991
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT Approved Supervisor

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I currently volunteer my time for our small Community Counseling Center, where I supervise interns/trainees and see folks for low fees. I also am the Clinical Director for our local Child Development Resource Center, which is a therapeutic Pre-school Program. I also have a small private practice for folks who need to continue beyond the 10 sessions that the Counseling center provides and also accept private referrals. I've worked for County Mental Health, Youth Services, in group homes, with depression, suicidality and run drug and alcohol programs. I've done just about everything there is to do, but my first love is therapy. I have specialties in chronic pain issues, LGBT issues, sexual abuse issues, domestic violence, parenting, play therapy, PTSD, among many others. I have been a supervisor for over 20 years and enjoy growing new therapists. The most important aspect of therapy is the fit between myself & the client, I always make this my first priority. If the fit isn't right, I'll refer someone out to get what they need.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Services
Individual Therapy Group Therapy Couples Therapy Child & Adolescent Treatment Family Therapy
Insurance
Private Pay
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Phone

Education

Degrees
Masters In Community/Clinical Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
Chronically Mentally Ill
Childhood Trauma
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pain Management
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Physically Challenged
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Supervision
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Certified CAMFT Supervisor, Certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Jewish

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