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Kiersten Kotaka, LMFT

Kiersten Kotaka remote and phone therapy in CaliforniaKiersten Kotaka remote and phone therapy in California
Provides therapy in California

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Competent, caring, trauma informed, solution focused, irreverent, sometimes sarcastic, honest, funny, nonjudgemental yet straightforward.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I use research based interventions so that you can get relief from symptoms of depression, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation immediately. Once your symptoms are under control we will tackle your goals so that you can live the life you want.

  • Together, we will:

    Walk the dialectic between acceptance and change. We will explore what past traumas, thoughts, feelings and behaviors are getting in the way of living the life you want, process and practice new ways of showing up in the world.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    who struggle with emotional regulation and overwhelm. I use DBT, talk therapy and expressive arts approaches to help people learn to express their emotions and become more at peace.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    My office has a lot of plants and is very comfortable and peaceful.

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