Monika S Broecker, MA, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Mountain View
I provide Solution-Focused short and long-term Psychotherapy, Somatic (body-centered) Psychotherapy, Career Coaching and Leadership Development; in person, via phone and online. Our work will enable you to live a purposeful and sustainable life and deal with life's challenges with more ease. I work with adults, adolescents and children; with individuals and families; with students on performance and anxiety issues; with couples in crisis to improve communication and emotional connection/intimacy. I incorporate mindfulness: being in the body in the present moment and living from your own true self. Extended Hours. Call or email now.
I've had a 20+ year career in Manager and Leader Development, Career Development/Coaching. I built and led Google's School of Personal Growth, I work with performance issues, stress management, burnout, teamwork, problems with co-workers/managers, career development, moving into self-employment, creating meaningful/fulfilling work, etc.
I offer the 6-session solution-focused program "Working with the Emotional Body", which focuses on Grounding, Breath, Range of Emotion, Intentional Purpose and Energy. I am certified in Analytic Somatic Therapy, a further development of Bioenergetic Analysis. I am also certified in (brief and solution-focused) Systemic (Family) Therapy.
Call or Email Monika S Broecker for a free phone consultation now - (650) 241-1330

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Year Graduated: 2011
  • License No. and State: LMFT81030 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $170 - $190
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna EAP
  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Victims of Crime
  • WellPoint
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Systemic Association/Systemic Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2004
  • Certificate: Mental Research Inst/Brief Family Therapy Center/Solution-Focused/Brief Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2003
  • Certificate: Analytic Somatic Therapy Training Institute/Analytic Somatic Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2012

Monika S Broecker's Groups

Mindfulness Practices

Based on Thich Nhat Hanh's teachings and other mindfulness traditions, we will practice mindfulness, compassionate communication and empathy. Participants will learn simple practices to build emotional capacity, cultivate inner peace and happiness and to deal with triggers, conflict and difficult situations at work and at home. This holistic workshop will incorporate body-centered practices around Breath, Emotions, Presence, Intention, Grounding and Boundaries which can help with stress management and relaxation. Learning outcomes: Increased self-awareness; enhanced leadership and effective teamwork skills. Better communication and conflict resolution skills. Format: lecture, whole-group process, dyad and small group work.

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The Emotional Body in Community

The Emotional Body in Community-Analytic Somatic Therapy and the Bioenergetic Perspective. We will work with the 6 foundations of Analytic Somatic Therapy: Grounding, Boundaries, Breath, Range of Emotion, Intentional Presence and Energy. 6 individual sessions will be embedded in a group context. We will start with a group, have a second group after the first 3 individual sessions and a group in the end to share experiences. The groups are processing groups in which we will also do somatic work in dyads.

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Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Relationship Issues

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Immigration, Fertility, Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian, Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: French, German, Spanish

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Analytic Somatic Therapy/Bioenergetic Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Brief Therapy/Reichian Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2017
Monika S Broecker, MA, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Mountain View

Monika S Broecker

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT