Sheila Addison, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley
Building relationships to last a lifetime! I work with * Individuals from all walks of life * Couples of all kinds - married, co-habitating, dating, divorced * Families of all sorts * Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and their partners and families * People who are part of the kink community, or who participate in BDSM in their personal lives * People in open, non-monogamous, polyamorous, or other non-traditional relationships * Cross-cultural couples and families * Genderqueer folks * Current or former workers in the sex industry * People with body image and self-acceptance issues * People with all kinds of mental and physical health problems
What can I help with? * Getting more satisfaction from relationships * Resolving communication problems * Emotional intimacy * Sexual issues * Trust/jealousy * Infidelity * Coming out * Transitioning * Relationships with parents/family * Parenting issues * Divorce/remarriage * Size acceptance, Health at Every Size, letting go of dieting * Dealing with stress, depression, anxiety * Oppression, -isms, living outside the margins
I can negotiate a fee reduction with clients on a case-by-case basis, depending on availability. I have a limited number of lower-cost openings available for post-secondary students. Reduced-fee slots are more often available during the daytime/afternoon hours. PLEASE call or email via my website!
Call or Email Sheila Addison for a free phone consultation now - (510) 403-1458

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Syracuse University
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: 49616 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Transgender

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Size Acceptance/HAES, Poly/Kink-friendly
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations

Age

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Bowen/Intergenerational Family Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method Couple Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Relational

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2016
Sheila Addison, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley

Sheila Addison

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT