Shay Alderman, LMFT

Name:Shay Alderman
Specialty:Marriage & Family Therapist
Location:Online psychotherapy
for clients throughout California.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 888-868-4875
Fax: 888-868-4875
Would you like to create a more comfortable balance at home, work and in your relationships? Are you feeling overwhelmed and wondering how to move forward?

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and work with families, couples and individual adults and teens. I have particular sensitivity towards and experience with:

    - helping teens and families manage the challenges of adolescence
    - individuals experiencing chronic and severe anxiety
    - mild to severe depression
    - stress management
    - self-injury
    - psychosis
    - healing from loss or trauma
    - relationship issues
    - LGBTQ clients
    - helping people understand and communicate about gender
    - artists, writers and individuals pursuing creative interests

My overall therapeutic approach is collaborative and humanistic, which values each person's uniqueness and innate capacity for positive growth and transformation. I have a background in fine art and art therapy and strive to bring a creative approach to my work.

In August 2010, I began working primarily with clients who desire to connect through secure videoconferencing. If, due to mobility issues, lifestyle barriers or other reasons, you desire to meet in this manner from the privacy of your home or office, please email me or visit my website for more information!

Notre Dame de Namur UniversityMA-MFTMarital and Family Therapy, Art Therapy Psychology12/2003
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBFAFine Art, Printmaking - Continuing postgraduate study in psychology08/1996
Assistant Program DirectorCasa de la Vida of Berkeley Place, Inc.Oakland, CA09/2004-12/2006
ClinicianEdgewood Center for Children and FamiliesSan Francisco, CA01/2007-06/2010
Art Therapist TraineeMcAuley Behavioral Health Institute at St. Mary's HopsitalSan Francisco, CA01/2003-12/2003
PsychotherapistShay Alderman, LMFTSan Francisco, CA - Cape Girardeau, MO03/2009 - present
NameIssued ByDuration
Marriage and Family Therapist MFC46908California Board of Behavior SciencesInitial: 2/28/2009, Expires 8/31/2012
Accredited School Suicide Prevention SpecialistAmerican Association of Suicidology4/7/2010-4/7/2013
Clinical MemberCalifornia Association of Marriage and Family Therapists03/2009-present
MemberAmerican Association of Suicidology4/7/2010-4/7/2011
Other Location:
I am available to all residents of California.
Please see my website for information about services and fees.

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