Life is overwhelming. It’s complicated, with new obstacles arising every day.  We’re responsible for so much—too much. It’s a lot to hold. Therapy is a place where you are not alone. You can unload, unburden yourself and begin feeling better. 

There are times when we just need someone to listen and understand. Other times we long for guidance. I work collaboratively with clients, providing them an opportunity to wake up and generate change.  

Deep down, we are all whole and healthy—therapy helps us see what’s obscuring our true nature. Through becoming aware and authentic, healing occurs, and our brilliance comes forth. Are you ready to finally give yourself this gift? 

My approach

My approach is empathetic, collaborative, and direct. I create an environment where you'll feel comfortable to explore and process your current challenges. I do this through building a trusting relationship where you are heard and feel safe. I will encourage and empower you to increase your resourcefulness and confidence in solving your own problems. 

My clinical approach is rooted in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Mindfulness

 
 

Areas I specialize in:

  • Relationship Issues & Conflicts

  • Anxiety and Stress

  • Depression, Sadness or Disconnection

  • Family & Early Life Issues

  • Healing from Loss or Trauma

  • Building Skills & Self-esteem

  • Co-dependancy

  • Communication Skills

  • Mindfulness Practices

  • LGBTQAI

  • Social Justice Issues

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I’ve been working with Brendan for a year and my life has changed immensely. I was so depressed with the dating scene and really needed some help figuring out why I couldn’t find Mr. Right. Brendan’s caring and direct style really works for me, and I learned there was nothing “wrong” with me—just really wounded from family and past guys. Now I’m learning to love being alone and seem to be manifesting awesome dates. Ironic, right? Brendan is a really encouraging and authentic therapist, I think he’d be able to help almost anyone.
— Patricia R.
 

 
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I look forward to meeting you!

Contact me for a free 20-minute chat to see if we’d be a good fit to work together.

brendan@thelovetherapist.org

415.890.3773