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We have 5 locations around the Bay Area in addition to offering telehealth sessions anywhere in the world. We offer in-office and outdoor therapy appointments as well as telehealth and Neurofeedback at our locations. Our providers can also come to your location for sessions, workshops, or educational events.

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Transform your relationships from survive to thrive

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Experience the power of social learning and growth

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Neurotypical Partner Group

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ISM Dialogue Group

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Heal, grow, and realize your optimal self

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Addiction & Trauma

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Mood & Impulse Control

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Neurofeedback

Couples & Families

Transform your relationships from survive to thrive

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Couples Counseling

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Neurodiverse Relationships

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Parenting

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Blended Families

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Supervised Visitation

Groups & Workshops

Experience the power of social learning and growth

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Neurotypical Partner Group

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ISM Dialogue Group

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Communications Workshop

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Momentum Life Group

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Engaging Christianity Group

Get help using our Treatment Planner

Locations

We have 5 in-person offices around the Bay Area in addition to offering telehealth sessions anywhere in the world. Our providers can also come to your location for sessions, workshops, or educational events.

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Los Gatos

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Fremont

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Sacramento

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Santa Cruz

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Mill Valley

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Families
Family Therapy
Family systems work matters

Whether your family is intact, in transition, or in trouble we can help. Whether your family is blended, nested, or conflicted we have solutions. Stable loving families raise kind, caring, and responsible children. These families don't happen without effort. We can help accelerate your path towards healing, hope, and forward motion for your family.

We Help Families

Reduce tension, address alliances and triangulation, create healthy boundaries, promote a positive values-based culture, reconcile past wounds

Parenting
Positive Parenting
with a Plan
Succeed in the two major tasks of parenting

The first job of parents is to love their children. The second job is to teach, form, and guide them so they know how to live as a responsible happy adults. Our XYZ parenting model provides the structure needed to accomplish these two tasks.

We Help Parents

Empower children, manage oppositional behavior and defiance, teach agency and communion, build family cohesion, and a positive family culture

Trauma
Military Grade Trauma-Informed Care
Driven by our extensive work with veterans

Trauma can be at the root of many mental health disorders from addiction to depression to relationship struggles. We offer an integrative approach to addressing trauma at its root cause. From EMDR to Neurofeedback to CBT to emotional freedom technique and behavioral strategies we understand the neuroscience behind trauma and can help.

We Help Heal Trauma

Unexplained emotional reactivity, unmanaged triggers, sleep disruption, thoughts that get stuck, intrusive thoughts or flashbacks, high anxiety

ADHD
ADHD & Executive Functioning
A truly holistic treatment approach

Treatment starts with a thorough assessment. We help you understand your challenges and create a treatment plan that may include therapy, Neurofeedback, health education, and a referral for medications. We help you get focused and get back to pursuing your dreams.

We Help with ADHD

Concentrate and do deep work, avoid distraction especially from digital devices, control your emotions or impulses, plan and follow through on what matters to you

Autism
Autism Help from Silicon Valley
The world's tech hub struggles & thrives with ASD

We know well the challenges of being on the Autism spectrum. We also know the amazing strengths and gifts that ASD can bring. There is a quirkiness and beauty deep in the Autistic mind but it needs to be understood. Like all mindsets there are strengths and challenges. We help accentuate the strengths.

We Help with Autism

Neurodiverse relationships, alexithymia, special interests, social & emotional intelligence, stimming, perseverating, OTRS, Cassandra

Couples
Neurodiverse
Couples Experts
ISM communication drives emotional connection

Our ISM relationship program will accelerate healing, hope, and forward motion in your relationship like nothing else. It integrates yet goes beyond other approaches and brings you the best strategies to achieve your relationship goals.

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We Help Relationships

Neurodiversity, infidelity, lack of intimacy, emotional distance, conflict resolution, culture of negativity, difficult issues

Addiction
Digital & Sex Addiction
Coping strategies that don't end well

Addiction is a pleasure seeking strategy to deal with pain. Yet addiction ends up causing more pain than the pain that it tries to run from. An integrative approach to addiction is essential. Addiction is hard to beat once the brain is wired to seek it out when life gets hard. We use a multimodal integrative approach that addresses the individual and the social context in which the individual lives. We promote connection to heal addiction.

We Treat Addiction

Do you play video games, surf the web, or use social media for more than 2 hours per day? Are you ashamed of your porn use but can't stop? Are you isolating, losing sleep, or less effective at life tasks? Have people told you that you may have a problem? Do you find yourself lying despite knowing that it is wrong?

Neurofeedback
Neurofeedback goes beyond talk therapy
Train your brain to be your optimal self

Neurofeedback compliments talk therapy. It trains your brain to resolve your mental health issues faster than with talk therapy alone. There are no side effects and no reason not to try Neurofeedback. It's like going to the gym for your brain and walking away feeling great.

Neurofeedback Helps

ADHD, Addiction, Anxiety, ASD, Emotional overwhelm due to unregulated sensory processing, Headaches, Migraines, Mood disorders, Trauma

Families

Blended families can accentuate differences more than non-blended families. Family counseling can be especially helpful in these instances where individual differences create conflict and distance. Counseling provides a safe place where family roles, rules, and interpersonal dynamics can be understood. These along with honoring individual and collective developmental stages lay the ground work for change. Change is the goal of family counseling, the kind of change that leads to peace, harmony, and healthy supportive relationships in a blended family.

Parenting

Whether it’s parenting, co-parenting, step-parents, biological parents, extended family caregivers, or trusted others, it is essential for children to understand expectations, boundaries, and consequences in a consistent loving manner. Central to working with blended families is creating congruence among all leaders and caregivers for the children. Through congruence and consistency a family culture is established that fosters respect and trust. Respect and trust are qualities that children will use to build their self-esteem upon. By doing this the tension among siblings and other family subsystems is reduced and conflict is less complex because leadership or the executive subsystem has the respect needed to foster order within the family.

Respect and trust are qualities that children will use to build their self-esteem upon.

Children’s Need for Security and Confidence in the Family System

The addition of a new step-parent into a family can be a challenge for children. Stability of the family is threatened unless clear roles and rules are defined and lived out within the new family structure. Issues as simple as what to call the new parent can be critical in establishing a secure space of children to thrive.

The question of loyalty is related to security. What roles does the ex-spouse have in the child’s life now that there is a new parent figure in the house? Emotions rooted in deep attachment need to be recognized and managed accordingly. Children need understanding about how the new parent will fit into the relationship between the biological parents. All this does not happen immediately and there is not one way to do it but a clear plan needs to be defined. Otherwise children will get confused and loyalties will be divided.

Therapy & Coaching

Our therapists and coaches have worked with parents from all types of families including blended families. They have a wide array of theories and tools along with experience teaching family systems, and raising children and step-children.

Resources

Please view the Resources page to see books that can be helpful for blended families.