Carolyn B. Cooper

Carolyn B. Cooper

Somatic Experiencing takes healing to a deeper level, in a way that continually moves me. Combined with ‘top-down’ approaches, it helps identify strengths and intentions beneath painful survival patterns. Shame, fear and anger often transform into vital life energy, which enables a shift to more dignified, masterful thriving.

As a private practice psychotherapist based in SF & Marin, I primarily work with adults, but also love to assist children in turning core wounds into core gifts. To do so, I integrate SE, CBT, Therapeutic Touch, EMDR, Solution-Focused Therapy, Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Drama, Art & Play Therapy techniques. I am comfortable working with a range of challenges: Trauma, mood & anxiety disorders, relationship issues, substance abuse &/or process addiction (compulsive gambling, shopping, sex), codependency, life transitions, career-related decisions, existential questions.

SETI-approved provider of sessions for credit toward the Somatic Experiencing certificate to students at all levels of he professional training program and consultations to individuals at the beginning level.

Specialties:

Veterans
Families of Veterans
Motor Vehicle Collisions
Children
Adults
Couples
LGBT
Addiction
Victims of Sexual Abuse
Victims of Domestic Violence
Victims of Mass Disaster
Grief and Loss
Hospice
Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
Medical Procedure Trauma
Adults abused as children
Complex PTSD
Dissociative Disorders
Developmental Trauma

Credentials: LMFT, SEP, SAP, EMDR
Trainings Attended: TST (Touch Skills for Trauma), SRR (Somatic Resilience and Regulation)
Insurance/Finances: Fee for Service, PPO Out of Network
Other Services: Substance Abuse Evaluations
Extreme Hardship Evaluations

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