Ranjan Patel Psy.D., MFT, Counseling in Burlingame, California, 94010

Ranjan Patel

Psy.D., MFT

Ranjan Patel

Psy.D., MFT

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: MFT - MFC28642
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: $290.00 for a 50 minute session. Please call for a free initial phone consultation. I accept Checks, Cash, Venmo, PayPal, Zelle, direct bank checks and bank transfers.
Free Initial Consultation


1838 El Camino Real
Suite 220
Burlingame, California 94010

My Approach to Helping

Congratulations--by seeking counseling, you're taking the first step in helping yourself! Research shows people who are motivated to search for a therapist, possess inner resources, resilience, and will to change. I love people and am passionate about doing excellent therapy. I offer brief-term counseling for rapid symptom reduction, as well longer-term psychotherapy for deeper exploration. I work collaboratively with you to insure we're optimizing a tailor-made treatment for your unique needs. I have a wide range of experienced over the past 35 years, and my specialties include: anxiety; depression; chronic painillness relationship issues--in individual andor couples, sexual difficulties, and cross-cultural conflicts. I also do mindfulness training, including meditation instruction.

I use many interventions, e.g. psychodynamic, mindfulness training, humanisticinterpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, communication skills.

Depending on your preferenceneeds, I do sessions in-office, telephone, and Skype with video.

Please visit my website for more information


Feel free to call for a free phone consultation.

More Info About My Practice

I am not a member of HMO's, but if you have a PPO, I will provide you with a weekly or monthly bill to submit to your insurance company--you will be reimbursed directly from them, contingent on your policy benefits.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I'm passionate about providing stellar service to my clients, and about doing good therapy . . . because nothing is more important than human beings relating with each other with kindness and fulfillment--my goal is to foster this, and to help nurture you in the direction you wish to grow.

My Role as a Therapist

My role as therapist is to help you help yourself, to become the best "Being" and ""Self" you envision for yourself--part of therapy process involves clarifying who you want to be, and why. Together we'll figure out how best to help you get there.

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

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi/Urdu

Groups I Work With

    Chronic Painillness, Anxiety, Depression, Abuse Survivors, Panic Attacks, Self-Esteem, Meditation Instruction, Mindfulness, Couples, Family, Relationship Issues

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • 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
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Control Mastery Theory
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
  • Object Relations
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples (PET-C)
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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