Adina Morguelan Ascher

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PhD

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Adina Morguelan Ascher

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PhD


Location

Offers online therapy

San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 766-2336
Website
Announcement icon Due to COVID-19, all sessions have temporarily been moved to videoconferencing applications or phone. New clients are still being accepted.
I believe that the therapy process is a practice of paying attention to what is actually happening - it sounds simple, but this is actually a deeply profound and challenging stance to maintain towards life. The work we do in therapy involves bringing elements of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, how we relate to ourselves and to others, and how we move through the world, from the darkness of the unconscious into the light of consciousness where we can take a look at them. We do not have to struggle and toil in order to implement change in our lives.
When we simply notice what is actually happening, we begin to see more clearly the effect that our patterns of thoughts, feelings, and interactions have on the results we get. It is this shift in consciousness that sets in motion the change process in all areas of our lives.
I provide confidential and non-judgmental consultations, referrals, and professional psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups; deliver substance ab/use assessment and treatment; and address a broad range of client concerns and multiple diagnoses including: anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, grief, and creative/spiritual blocks.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $75 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • MHN
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • Prelicense: California / 28900
  • School: CA Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
  • Year Graduated: 2013

Location

San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 766-2336
Offers online therapy
Website
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Transgender
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coping Skills
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian
  • Gay

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Professional Connections

Adina is a truly empowering clinician and advocate for the health and wellness of others. Her clarity, compassion, and desire to assist others in their growth and development comes from her own insightful expertise and willingness to tackle hard issues. I highly recommend her for anyone wanting to better her or himself.
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Dr. Jonathan Brady, PhD, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist

Adina is a skillful clinician who is very good at helping people through many different life circumstances. She is down to earth, has good clinical judgement, and does good work empowering her clients to expand their abilities to manage their lives and work through difficult times in order to come out stronger on the other side. I highly recommend working with Adina.
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Liz Michaud, BFA, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist

Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Adina Morguelan Ascher, MSW, LCSW, PhD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in San Francisco

Adina Morguelan Ascher

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PhD