Oya Gulum MA, AMFT, #99651, Marriage & Family Therapy in San Francisco, California, 94118

Oya Gulum

MA, AMFT, #99651

Oya Gulum

MA, AMFT, #99651

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision Supervisor: Jan Edl Stein, MFT ##25863
Primary Credential: AMFT - 99651
Secondary Credential: AMFT
Billing and Insurance:

I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: $60.00 - $120.00 per 60-minute session
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


312 3rd Avenue
San Francisco, California 94118

My Approach to Helping

What would you do if you were not afraid anymore? If you did not feel trapped by your circumstances? My passion is to assist you in finding answers to these questions. In the setting of emphatically attuned therapeutic relationship we begin to speak our truth, go beneath our fears and sadness and hold with compassion all the fragments of ourselves that got split off. The ongoing work of introspection promotes the development of deeper insights into the meaning of one's presenting problems while setting the stage for an openness to the depth of healing potentials in the psyche.

More Info About My Practice

My approach to psychotherapy is based on relational psychology and informed by latest research in attachment theory. I am trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Coherence Therapy, and Jungian Psychotherapy. I look forward to working with you in assisting you to discover the deeper truth of yourself and develop an inner balance and self-acceptance.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

I became a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern after a 20-year successful career in the high tech industry. I bring from this background an understanding of stresses that can arise and how they can affect our relationships. As a woman, a mother of two children, and an immigrant living in the San Francisco Bay area, I understand the life stressors that come with being a minority, a mother, and a professional. I am passionate about working with diverse and minority populations. I can help you explore issues microaggressions and marginalization, loss of home of origin, generational trauma.

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Turkish

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Borderline
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem

Types of Therapy

  • Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)
  • Jungian Psychotherapy
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