Hello and welcome!
I offer a safe and collaborative space for adults and couples seeking to feel more secure, connected, and self-aware. Whether you are experiencing relationship challenges, struggling with shame or anxiety, or wanting to make sense of your recurring experiences and beliefs, I would be happy to support you in achieving your goals.
My specialties include self-esteem, relationship issues, and childhood trauma. I help clients uncover the needs, emotions, and unresolved wounds driving the behaviors that they feel stuck in so they can experience self-compassion and feel empowered to engage in more adaptive ways of relating. My therapeutic approach is informed by attachment theory, psychodynamic therapy, and parts work, but I may integrate skills from other therapy modalities to best support your needs.
If you would like an ally in your journey towards healing and personal growth, please feel free to reach out for a 15-minute phone or video consultation.
Concerns I can assist you with include:
2019 M.A Counseling Psychology, John F. Kennedy University
2015 B.A. Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz
2020-present: Associate Marriage & Family Therapist under supervision and employment of Alexis Donato, LMFT.
Provide psychotherapy for adults and couples.
2019-2020: Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, Family Therapy Center of Silicon Valley.
Provided psychotherapy for adults, couples, families, adolescents, and children at a private mental health clinic.
2018-2019: Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee, Family Service Agency of the Central Coast.
Provided agency-based psychotherapy for adults, couples, adolescents, and children.
2017-2018: Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee, Youth Services Program, Encompass Community Services.
Provided school-based individual & group psychotherapy for adolescents grades 9-12.
2013-2014: Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Assisted professor in advanced developmental psychology research.
License and Professional Affiliations
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist 113323
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (SCV-CAMFT)
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Katherine Virga, Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist 113323
All services supervised and employed by Alexis Donato, LMFT 44732