Eric van der Voort

Psy.D.

Eric van der Voort

Psy.D.

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Sex Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Initial Phone Consultation - 15 mins: Free
Initial Evaluation for Psychotherapy - 60 mins: $260
Individual Psychotherapy - 60 mins: $225
Individual Psychotherapy - 90 mins: $340
Free Initial Consultation

Offices

San Diego, California 92103
San Francisco, California 94122

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My Approach to Helping

If you're in emotional pain or feel conflicted about an aspect of your life, asking for help can feel scary and overwhelming. Concerns related to sex, sexuality, desire, or eroticism can make the process seem even more daunting. You might feel alone in the belief that you’re the only one who has thought, felt, or done a certain thing. You are not alone. Like you, many people find it difficult to navigate the complexities of sex, arousal, and relationships. However, those who prioritize their mental health are often calmer, have more confidence and pleasure, and feel more fulfilled in their life.

I specialize in kink-affirming sex therapy. I particularly enjoy helping people work through confusion, shame, and guilt related to sex and sexuality, as well as supporting them as they navigate the complexities of dating, sex, and relationships. In addition, I help adults with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, and grief. My approach to therapy is collaborative, empowering, and evidence-based. I provide a safe environment to help unburden you from painful feelings, difficult thoughts, and unhelpful patterns. People therefore learn effective coping skills, discover healthier ways of thinking, and explore new ways of living their life.

I consider those with whom I work as being wonderfully resilient and talented people. They are motivated for change and find they can benefit from professional help. If I sound like your kind of psychologist, give me a call so we can discuss your goals. You don't have to suffer in silence with unnecessary pain. I look forward to hearing from you.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Issues related to incorporating kink or BDSM practices, engaging in alternative lifestyles or relationship structures, problems with sexual performance and desire, exploring sexuality and eroticism, assertive communication in relationships, and the use of pornography, masturbation, andor substances that conflicts with your values.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Adults with concerns about sex and sexuality (exploring sexuality and eroticism; use of pornography; treating issues faced by sex workers; issues with performance and desire; exploring kink and BDSM practices; as well as polyamory and non-monogamy), anxiety, burnout, substance use disorders, grief, and depression without suicidal thoughts.

Industries & Communities Served

  • BIPOC
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Men's Issues
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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