To First-Time Clients
Alphard, 1964, by Paul Feeley
Jennifer Feeley, MFT
Please Note: I closed my practice as of September 2015. This website is in transition, although the phone number and email address are still valid.
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist.
Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco.
Museum Studies, John F. Kennedy University.
with Distinction, Humanities, San Francisco State University.
Community College Teaching Credential, Humanities, San Francisco State
Theatre, Sarah Lawrence College.
- Primary Orientations:
Psychodynamic, Jungian, Cognitive Behavioral, and Emotionally Focused
- Ongoing Professional
Development: Expressive Arts Therapies, Dream Analysis, Group Psychotherapy,
Attachment Theory, Brainspotting, and Meyers-Briggs.
I work with individuals
and couples on a broad range of issues, helping to develop more effective
tools of communication, as well as relieve conflict and emotional
pain. My style is interactive, non-judgmental, and direct, with great
respect for, and appreciation of, diverse cultural backgrounds and
lifestyles. With past careers involving teaching and the arts, I am
skilled in addressing issues of blocked creativity, which often manifest
as depression and general confusion about one's life and career. I
also help adults who have grown up in alcoholic or abusive environments,
who may be dealing with addictions themselves, as well as an aftermath
of anxiety and fragile self-esteem. Ultimately, I see psychotherapy
as a quest for psychological wholeness and connection, bringing one
closer to one's true purpose, meaning, and self knowledge.
the most secure relationships can fall prey to stress and disillusionment
at one time or another. How couples tackle their problems has a lot
to do with how close or safe they feel with each other. Couples therapy
offers a chance to sort out what is going on between you and your
partner in a non-blaming, constructive environment. Using
various interventions, I help you resolve conflicts and improve communication
both at home and in the workplace. In
my work with couples, I look at the current stressors, as well as
underlying issues from families of origin that may be contributing
to the problem. The main emphasis is on re-establishing (or maybe
finding for the first time) that secure attachment that we all seek,
the emotional and physical bond that says, "I am here for you."
Being a caretaker
can be draining emotionally. If you are caring for a family member,
or you are a healthcare professional working with seriously ill patients,
psychotherapy can provide a necessary and well-deserved refuge for
healing. I encourage you to come in, learn ways to take care of yourself,
and avoid burnout in this demanding work.
Currently in Session)
also lead support groups on the following themes. For more information,
please refer to these links:
Midlife Is A Balancing Act (for
Exploring Your Dreams
(for men and women)
Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
Francisco Chapter (SFCAMFT)
California Group Psychotherapy Society (NCGPS)
- Bay Area Association
of Psychological Type (BAAPT)
call for current fees. Sliding scale available. I am also a provider
for Aetna, United Behavioral Health, PacifiCare, Blue Shield, and
San Francisco Mental Health Access.
free to call me for an initial consultation. If I am not the
right therapist for you, I will be happy to refer you.