Christopher J. Schalge, PhD, MA, Psychological Assistant in San Jose
Whatever your reason for seeking out a therapist, please know that I will sincerely listen to and understand you, take you seriously, and do everything in my power to provide you with the support you need. I have over a decade of experience working in the mental health field and I am additionally versed in a variety of spiritual traditions/religions and philosophy. I specialize in (but am not limited to) the following client issues: 1) substance abuse/dependence and co-occurring trauma 2) relationship conflict, excessive stress, lack of assertiveness 3) depression 4) bringing purpose into one's life.
I have been characterized by clients and colleagues as trustworthy, gently forthright, insightful, calming, and heartfelt. I provide a haven for exploration of private issues, fears, and vulnerable emotions as well as guiding and encouraging the development of effective new skills.
I encourage feedback on the progress of our sessions in order to tailor therapy to meet your individual needs. We will work together to set clear attainable goals to establish lasting change. Please note, I am currently a psychological assistant (PSB94023373) under the supervision of licensed psychologist, Dr. Fraley (PSY27416).
Call or Email Christopher J. Schalge for a free consultation now - (650) 549-9496

Qualifications

  • School: Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology)
  • Year Graduated: 2014
  • License No. and State: PSB94023373 California
  • Supervisor Name: Meghan Fraley, PhD
  • Supervisor License: PSY27416 California

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: WASC / Ph.D.
  • Year graduated: 2014
  • License No. and State: Psych Assistant (PSB94023373) California BOP

Specialties

  • Substance Abuse
  • Depression
  • Spirituality

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Lack of Assertiveness
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals

Video/Skype

  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018
Christopher J. Schalge, PhD, MA, Psychological Assistant in San Jose

Christopher J. Schalge

Psychological Assistant, PhD, MA