Therapist Detail

CAMFT Clinical Member
License Number: MFC40909
Licenses: MFT40909
Practicing Since: 1994

Professional Personal Statement
Nina “Anin” Utigaard, MFT, REAT, maintains a psychology practice in the heart of San Francisco on Market, near the famous Powell Street cable cars. She offers psychotherapy to individuals, integrating a variety of humanistic approaches, and has extensive training and experience using in the person-centered approach. She uses these skills to provide an open, safe and accepting atmosphere for clients to explore, express and bring about positive change in their lives. She has experience in working with individuals dealing with life challenges or transitions, depression, anxiety, grief, self-esteem issues and creative blocks, as well as, trauma and abuse. Her specialties also include aging, expressive arts therapy, teens and children.

Office Hours:By Appointment
Services:Counseling for individuals, families, elders, children and adolescents, group therapy, and expressive arts therapy, expressive arts therapy training.
Insurance Plans:
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • PacifiCare
  • Private Pay
  • Sliding Scale
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, 1992, John F. Kennedy University
  • Registered Expressive Arts Therapist
  • English
  • White (Non-Hispanic)
Areas of Emphasis:
  • Adolescents
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Stress and Changes
  • Children
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples
  • Creativity
  • Creative Solutions
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Depression/Clinical Depression
  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
  • Employment Issues
  • Expressive Art Therapies
  • Families
  • Group Therapy
  • Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
  • Issues of Abuse (Abused)
  • Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
  • Individual
  • Interracial Couples
  • Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
  • Parenting
  • Persons With Disabilities
  • Play Therapy
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Rape Victims
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem/Personal Growth
  • Single Parents
  • Step/Blended Families
  • Stress
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Supervision
  • Terminally Ill
  • Trauma
  • Victims of Crime
  • Women's Issues
  • Working With Therapists
Theoretical Orientation:      
  • Art/Movement/Psychodrama
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Communications
  • Eclectic (Many Therapies)
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic/Existential
  • Jungian
  • Narrative
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal Psychology
Practicing Since:1994
Last Updated: 04/08/2014

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