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David Max, PhD
Sex: Male; PSY12368
3120 Telegraph Ave. # 12, Berkeley 94705
533A Castro St.., San Francisco 94114
Fee scale: $90. - $240.
DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
Brief solution-focused and longer-term psychotherapy emphasizing a safe
and effective therapeutic relationship.
Individuals: Overcoming depression, anxiety, stress, grief, and problematic
patterns in work and relationships. Live more with a sense of inner strength
Couples: Develop and sustain healthy relationships by improving
communication, resolving conflicts, removing barriers to intimacy and
changing destructive relationship patterns.
Families: Develop effective parenting skills aimed at managing problem
behaviors, improving communication and creating a supportive relationship
with children and adolescents.
Meditators: Support and guidance in integrating insights and openings that
come through practice. Help in loosening the grip of conditioned personality
dynamics to facilitate living more fully from a place of awareness and presence.
35 + years Vipassana practice.
RELEVANT CLINICAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
PhD in Clinical Psychology. Varied/Integrated clinical training including:
Psychodynamic, Cognitive/Behavioral, Family Systems, Somatic, Hakomi, and
Student of Adyashanti and of Hameed Ali (A.H. Almaas) and the Ridhwan
School for Spiritual Development.
Hypnotherapy for habit control, stress reduction and improved performance.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing): brief therapy
techniques for the relief of symptoms caused by traumatic life experiences.