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Josie Dameyer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in CA More info Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, LMFTs, are mental health professionals trained in family systems who can diagnose and treat mental health issues and substance misuse with psychotherapy and counseling.

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Hi there, I'm Josie!

Josie Dameyer, Ph.D., MFT. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Client Centered therapeutic techniques.

My approach

I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Systematic Desensitization, Client-Centered Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Substance Abuse Recovery, and Harm Reduction.

My focus

I work with Individuals of all ages and specialize in the treatment of anxiety and depression, substance abuse, and stress related to career, relationship, or parenting.

My communication style

I utilize a warm, relaxed, and inviting style for my clients. I honor each person with whom I work and provide a safe place to explore their feelings and concerns.

My journey to mental healthcare

I have worked in the field for many years because clients are able to make meaningful changes and improvements in their lives. I have seen it be very helpful which is wonderful and very rewarding!

My goals for you

I utilize Motivational Interviewing to discover the goals that the client will find meaningful and are possible to accomplish. We will work to identify and create smaller progressive steps in order to build the experience of better meeting one's true needs and exercising personal agency.

My first session with you

In the first session, I will be getting to know the current concerns and goals of the new client. I am interactive and will also gather an understanding of any past concerns that may be surfacing currently.

About Josie

Patient testimonials

  • "Josie is such a warm and thoughtful presence who makes me feel safe and heard."

Specialities

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Aging
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Methods

  • Client Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Reality Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Supportive

Practice

License

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) More info Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, LMFTs, are mental health professionals trained in family systems who can diagnose and treat mental health issues and substance misuse with psychotherapy and counseling.

Accepted insurance providers

  • Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA, Blue Shield of CA, Carelon, Cigna, Decent, Kaiser Permanente (Southern Ca), MHN, Optum, and Tricare West

Languages spoken

  • English

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Clinical Psychology - California Institute of Integral Studies (05/2001) Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology - John F Kennedy University (03/1989)

Session Information

  • Video session
  • 60 minutes

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