Masha Lisitsa, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapy in San Francisco, California, 94115

Masha Lisitsa, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Masha Lisitsa, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Accepting new clients - Contact me!

Masha Lisitsa, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 103645
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 42722
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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Office 1
San Francisco, California 94115
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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 current fee is $140 per session. I believe that everyone deserves access to quality mental health care, and offer a few sliding scale spots based on financial need.

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Evening Availability

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My style is direct, genuine, empathic, and intuitive. In sessions, I strive to provide a different experience for you - one where you are heard and given honest reflection and insight. We focus on increased self-awareness, breaking old patterns, and learning new ways of relating to yourself and others. My intention is to provide a safe, non-judgmental space to discuss whatever you wish to bring in.

Therapy with me is depth-oriented, meaning that we work on exploring the roots of what's happening to you, rather than just coming up with solutions to your symptoms. I weave in family history, early trauma, dream exploration, race, class, and gender to bring about a new understanding of you.

Rather than just focusing on the past, I help you move forward by exploring how to do things differently in the present with the information that we uncover. I welcome all parts of you that may come forward in the process of therapy.

Email or Call Masha Lisitsa, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 42722

More Info About My Practice

If you're struggling with the discomfort of anxiety, depression, feeling stuck, burnt-out, or giving more than you are getting in your relationships, these are signs telling you it's time for a change. I work with individuals and couples that want to shift destructive patterns such as co-dependency, self-criticism, poor boundaries, or using substances to cope with life. Together we will explore your habits, creating a narrative for what's led you to your present circumstances. Building a sense of awareness can help you feel more empowered and in control, allowing you to slowly integrate desired changes. I am curious to know you, your story, and your goals. I assist you in learning new ways to manage that which no longer serves you, and provide a confidential space to process thoughts and feelings. Our work together can help to increase self-esteem, reduce shame, and manage stress.

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

Relationship struggles

Panic attacks/stress/anxiety

Eating disorders/Body image/Low self-esteem

Immigration/Acculturation/Cultural Identity


Grief and Loss

Repetitive fights in couples

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English
  • Russian

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Immigration issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depth Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology

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