Kristin Young LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in San Francisco, California, 94123

Kristin Young

LMFT

Kristin Young

LMFT

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Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 47691
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

Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

1996 Union Street
San Francisco, California 94123

My Approach to Helping

Greater ease, clarity and fulfillment are possible. To move out of pain, discomfort and stuckness you will have to listen deeply to yourself to come to a place of self-understanding. Moving out of discomfort often first requires listening to it and being with it. You will come to know yourself more fully and see yourself and your life through more compassionate understanding. It would be my privilege to assist you with this process.

Good therapy is not just "talk therapy", but a deep intuitive process which you as a client should feel and not have the question of whether or not it is working after several months.

As a therapist, I am direct and engaging but also quite warm and sensitive. Initial consultations are always welcome so you can get a sense of who I am and of how we would work together. Please feel free to contact me to set up an appointment or with any questions you may have.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Therapy offers a unique environment where you can bring all of who you are: your hopes, fears, anger, frustrations, confusion, grief, joy, shame...
Within the safety of the therapeutic environment, we listen deeply to what may be causing discomfort and stuckness and work with it so you can move forward with your life with more vitality and fulfillment. I believe strongly that we all have the potential to live fulfilling lives and have positive relationships. During the past ten years, I have been honored to witness over and over again clients moving from pain and discomfort into greater authenticity, intimacy and vitality.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

As a Psychotherapist, I have the privilege of listening deeply to people and coming to know and understand the deepest parts of who they are. When people interact with the world they show little of their real selves. I understand why we all tend to hide parts of ourselves from each other, but when we hide we are hiding our essence from one another. In the therapy room, I witness the full range of who people are and am so moved by how beautiful people are when they reveal their true selves.

Working as a Psychotherapist is my passion. Assisting people in their growth and working with them to move out of pain, stuckness and discomfort into greater vitality, purpose and authenticity is such an honor.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Body Psychotherapy
  • Depth Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Focusing
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy
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