Debra Milinsky

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MA, LCSW

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Debra Milinsky

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MA, LCSW


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Debra Milinsky
2041 Bancroft Way At Shattuck Avenue
Alameda & Contra Costa Counties
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 761-5931

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Debra Milinsky
532 Oregon Street / At Broadway
Solano & Napa Counties
Vallejo, California 94589
(510) 761-5931
Every journey - your first thought to call a therapist - begins with a single step.. When you need to talk to someone, when anxiety, depression, stress, personal, work, relationship problems lead you to reach out, I will listen and help you find the best way forward. Experienced, licensed psychotherapist, 40+ years in general psychotherapy practice, I provide a safe place to talk, explore, resolve, heal what is challenging and troubling. I bring compassion, perceptiveness combined with patience, curiosity and many years of knowledge and skill to our collaboration, to help you find effective solutions and make better life choices.
Specializing in individual, couple communication, intimacy, infidelity, sexuality; LGBTQAI, family, school, workplace relationship concerns; child/teen challenges; mother-daughter conflicts. I provide effective therapeutic help to individuals, couples, and all kinds of families from diverse cultural ethnic backgrounds, nonconforming sexual gender identities.
Each person requires specific therapeutic opportunities to fit unique needs and comfort levels. My approach is compassionate, pragmatic, collaborative listening empathically to learn from you what works best. We explore initial worries and any deeper concerns allowing you to make better choices, have confidence, acceptance, balance satisfaction in your life.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 45 Years
  • School: University of Michigan
  • Year Graduated: 1975
  • License and State: LCS 7158 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $170
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • *NOT* MEDI-Cal authorized
  • PPO Out-of-Network
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Association of Family Therapists of Northern Calif / Past President
  • Certificate Date: 1978

Debra Milinsky's Groups

Women: Anger & Assertiveness Psychotherapy Group

Women's Psychotherapy Group starting up again on Wednesdays in Berkeley ~ Safe, supportive, confidential place for women ready to learn anger management & assertiveness skills. Heal trauma, abuse, bullying from adult, teen, childhood years. Share and witness each other's challenges and successes. Receive support and validation. Develop respect for yourself & others. Attract, choose, maintain healthy, more satisfying relationships. Assertiveness is respectful expressions of thoughts, feelings, attitudes from a position of natural authority while also respecting others. Learning to speak up in clear, honest, responsible ways is essential for successful communication. Diversity -- age, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religion, life experiences, are valued. Call: 510-841-1261

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Location

Debra Milinsky
2041 Bancroft Way At Shattuck Avenue
Alameda & Contra Costa Counties
Berkeley, California 94704
(510) 761-5931
Ask about video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Debra Milinsky
532 Oregon Street / At Broadway
Solano & Napa Counties
Vallejo, California 94589
(510) 761-5931
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Anger & Assertiveness Skills for Women
  • Anger Management
  • BI-POLAR DISORDER: Individual & Family
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay 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
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • PERSONAL, COUPLE & WORK RELATIONSHIPS
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • SEXUAL TRAUMA~Adult, Teen, Childhood Abuse
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online/Phone Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 20 Oct 2019
Debra Milinsky, MSW, MA, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Berkeley

Debra Milinsky

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MA, LCSW