Kerry McKee


Kerry McKee


Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 24979
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: My fee is $160 for a 60-minute session. 75-minute or 90-minute sessions are prorated (and may be required for some EMDR processing sessions). I offer free 20-minute phone consultations to talk about your needs and determine if we are a good fit to work together. I offer a limited number of sliding scale spots, based on financial need and the rightness of fit of you & me as client & therapist.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


2915 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Anam Cara Therapy Center
Berkeley, California 94703

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My Approach to Helping

I am currently seeing all clients via video or phone in this time of COVID-19 shelter-in-place. I am accepting new clients, and am available for both short-term emotional support and ongoing work together. You may be coming to therapy feeling overwhelmed or alone during life transitions, relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, grief, or loss. You may want to heal old trauma, change negative thought patterns, and break free of self-doubt. Or you may be feeling ready for deeper personal and spiritual growth. I support clients with these and many other issues in a warm, nurturing, non-judgmental way, informed by over 10 years of psychotherapy experience and a lifetime of dedicated spiritual practice. 

My speciality is working with people who seek not only healing and balance but also richer meaning in their lives. I use a blend of practical, evidence-based, and depth-oriented approaches including: Attachment-Focused EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness, Somatic Psychotherapy, and Ecotherapy. You could also describe my work as humanistic, trauma-informed, relational, emotion-focused, and client-centered.

I believe that therapy begins with the creation of a container of safety and trust. From this place, we can invite the unheard, misunderstood, exiled, or wounded parts of your being into awareness, welcoming them with love and respect. I have a strong commitment to the collaborative process of therapy, and a belief that mutual feedback and checking in on your goals regularly can help therapy progress more effectively. With all clients, I give invitations to practices, exercises, or experiments to explore in-between sessions, such as journaling, trying out new ways of being in the world, tracking thought patterns, meditation, or invitations to explorations with nature. I have a strong belief that therapy works best when it is a full commitment to a process, not just an hour a week in a therapy session.

More Info About My Practice

I am currently seeing all clients via video or phone in this time of COVID-19 shelter-in-place. I am accepting new clients, and am available for both short-term emotional support and ongoing work together.

My in-person office is conveniently located on Martin Luther King Jr Way near Ashby in Berkeley, CA, with unmetered street parking in the neighborhood, a 2-minute walk to Ashby BART, and is also easily accessible via bus or bike.

Visit my website for more information and to schedule a free phone consultation.

My Therapy Focus

I believe our most challenging moments can be sacred doorways to transformation. We each have a deep inner wisdom and tremendous power can be found when we connect to this. My approach in therapy honors this wisdom on all levels - body, mind, and spirit. I also believe it is vital to reconnect as a part of the living system of nature, and through this wisdom, reclaim our true sense of belonging and humanity.

I believe our beings are always moving towards balance & integration. The work of re-patterning outdated protection and management strategies we've understandably built up, but that no longer serve us, allows us to finally be able to say yes to our full, authentic self. I work with each of my clients from the perspective of their inherent wholeness, beyond any symptoms or wounding. This is a positive and life-affirming approach.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I welcome people of all ethnicities, nationalities, gender identities, and sexual orientations. I am a body-positive, sex-positive, poly-friendly, and kink-aware therapist who honors your individuality and uniqueness.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dreamwork
  • Ecotherapy / Nature Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Hakomi
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy
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