Individual therapy or counseling includes meeting with a therapist face-to-face in order to reduce suffering from behavior, feelings, beliefs, relationships or past experiences. In addition, ongoing psychotherapy can help with personal growth and self-actualization.
We offer individual therapy for adults and children, up to twice per week, depending on each person's individual needs.
At Golden Gate, we offer a supportive and inclusive environment designed to help with:
- Relationship struggles
- General emotional stress
- Life transitions
- Personal growth
- Spirituality and healing
- Gender and sexuality
- Trauma recovery
- Grief and loss
- Body image
- Interpersonal skills
Couples therapy helps couples—married or not—understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationships. Couples counseling gives people the tools to communicate better, negotiate differences, problem-solve and even argue in healthier ways.
Couples counseling can help in the following areas:
- Ineffective/damaging communication
- Repetitive fights and/or withdrawal
- Problems with intimacy and trust
- Feelings of betrayal
- Questions about commitment
- Desire for premarital counseling
- Sexual difficulties
- Substance abuse and codependency
- Current life crises and stressful life transitions
- Cross-cultural issues
- Parenting issues
- Assistance with separation, divorce and co-parenting
Group therapy involves one or more therapists working with several people at the same time. Groups can help clients recognize that they are not alone in their struggles. Groups can be as small as three or four people or as large as twelve (or sometimes more) participants.
Groups typically meet once a week for an hour or two. Please contact us for our current group offerings.