Psychotherapy and counseling in a relationship of trust and respect
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Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center

At Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center, we are dedicated to providing affordable professional psychotherapy in a relationship of trust and respect to individual adults, children, couples, and families living in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Our Services

  • Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy is a weekly, one-to-one meeting with a therapist for the purpose of reducing internal suffering due to behavior, feelings, beliefs, relationships or past experiences. Ongoing psychotherapy is also a common and useful means of self-growth and self-actualization.
  • Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy, helps couples — married or not — understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationship. Couples therapy gives couples the tools to communicate better, negotiate differences, problem solve and even argue in a healthier way. Some common concerns Couples Therapy addresses are:
    • Ineffective/damaging communication
    • Repetitive fights and/or withdrawal
    • Problems with intimacy and trust
    • Feelings of betrayal
    • Questions about commitment
    • Desire for premarital counseling
    • Sexual difficulties
    • Substance abuse and codependency
    • Current life crises and stressful life transitions
    • Cross cultural issues
    • Parenting issues
    • Assistance with separation, divorce and co-parenting
  • Group Therapy

    Group therapy is a type of psychotherapy that involves one or more therapists working with several individuals at the same time. Our groups generally involve six to twelve people. However, size may vary. Groups typically meet once, or sometimes twice, each week for between one and two hours. Please check the links for current groups.

Testimonials

  • With five counseling centers across the city, each with its own specialty, CIIS has expertise in a wide range of ‘therapeutic orientations,’ including somatic, transpersonal, psychodynamic, and gestalt, as well as more conventional modes of psychotherapy. The holistic approach and alternative fee system make CIIS an ideal counseling center for a city like San Francisco.
    SF Bay Guardian