Therapist Profile

Name:
Verna L. Nelson, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
800 Pollard Road, Ste. B-207 Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone:
(408) 379-7747
License Number
LMFT42077
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I work with women and men who are dealing with the stress of life, career and relationship issues. I provide safe and confidential environment for you to explore your life. We can work together so you can develop new insight about yourself and begin to have less stress and anxiety, a decrease in negative thoughts and self-sabotaging behaviors, and improved relationships.

I join with couples who are locked in destructive emotional cycles to become more aware and accepting. You can improve your communication and become emotionally attuned to your partner. I also provide play therapy and talk therapy for children and teens.

Therapy is a joint effort between the client and the therapist. If you are willing to participate for the purpose of making positive change, I will provide an opportunity for you to learn and practice new skills in how you relate to yourself and to the people are you.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Services
Play Therapy with Children Ages 3-12 Individual Adult and Teen Therapy Couple Counseling Resume Review and Job Coaching
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, 2002 M.S., Human Resources Management, Golden Gate University, 1992

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Sand Tray Therapy
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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