Sean Sullivan, MA, PsyD

Sean Sullivan, MA, PsyD

Professions: Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY23067
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 03048
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10 Funston Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
San Francisco, California 94129 - United States
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I'm a passionate, experienced therapist and psychologist educated at Harvard University and UCSF. I invite you view my website video introduction and email me about your current situation with any questions. I can help you get back on track. I often work with clients struggling with relationships, professional frustration, depression and anxiety. If you are feeling disconnected from yourself or from life, let's look closely at your experience, put thoughtful attention into clarifying what you want from the next phase of your life, and use proven strategies to begin feeling better by being who you want to be.

Our approach will be tailored to your current situation, and needs. If you find yourself at a personal crossroads and you decide that you are interested in meeting, I encourage you to contact my practice.

Email or Call Sean Sullivan, MA, PsyD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 03048

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Joy and distress and your range of other emotions are aspects of your life that are deeply influenced by the unseen relationship you maintain with yourself. Your relationship with yourself is so fundamental that it influences your decisions, your capacity for and interest in relationships with others, and even the vitality of your moment-to-moment experience. Meanwhile, the relationship we each develop with our self is so deeply ingrained in the way we experience our life that it can be difficult to observe how it influences our emotional experience. For most of us, this difficulty increases when stress or emotional turmoil increase in our life, making it all the more challenging to work through loss, sadness, anxiety, lack of meaning and other normal life phases on our own. Psychotherapy helps you become aware of and personally develop the relationship you maintain with yourself in a way that you choose so that you can develop your life, including your relationships with others, as you want it to be.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I'm a passionate and experienced therapist and a licensed psychologist educated at Harvard and UCSF. I specialize in working with adults and older adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship problems and trauma. I never make assumptions about your unique story or underestimate the possibilities of good therapy. Within the first few sessions, you should have the sense that you are being understood and we should be on the same page. If this is not the case, I will work with you to find someone with whom you can make the progress that you deserve. I invite you to visit my website.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Physical Abuse
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Control Mastery Theory
  • Depth Therapy
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Positive Psychology
  • Reality Therapy
  • Self Psychology

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