Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA

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(415) 683-0470 Website

Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA


Location

Offers online therapy

Valderrama Psychological, P.C.
2489 Mission Street
Suite 10
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 683-0470

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Announcement icon All sessions are for CA clients via video call. In-Person sessions for SF-based clients expected to resume post-vaccination. All the best!
Your Hero's Journey ~ Cultivate Your Inner Compass ~ Feel Seen & Heard. I know what it can feel like to live with emotional turmoil, uncertainty, and confusion. Frustration at wanting to live up to your potential, but feeling stymied? Seeking out therapy is courageous & momentum-building, a step which demonstrates commitment to loving oneself- through self-determination, nurturance & compassion! An invitation to transform & heal via 'wise mind,' the overlap of intuition & intellect. Techniques: mindfulness-based cognitive-behaviorism, somatics, Ericksonian trance, shamanic journey. With regard for your innate sovereignty & dignity.
Mindfulness (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) with body awareness (Somatic Experiencing), intrapersonal/parts integration (Internal Family Systems) & transpersonal perspectives (Trancework). Goals: set boundaries, speak authentically, hold ambiguity/embrace paradox, recognize emotions, shift beliefs, compassion for self, explore values, transcend polarities.
Expertise: anxiety; avoidance; perfectionism; creative blocks; emotional upheaval; life transitions; interpersonal conflict; work-life balance; ego challenges; women & POC issues; decolonized spirituality; search for meaning; sexual minorities (LGBTQ+; BDSM; Poly). As a Filipino American, I am proud to serve FilAm & BIPOC communities. Honoring of indigenous
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Josie Valderrama
“San Francisco-based psychologist with expertise in intersectional identity, alternative sexuality, anxiety & spiritual journeying.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa, Wire

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • License: California / PSY27913
  • School: Alliant International University
  • Year Graduated: 2014

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Alliant International University, CSPP / Masters, Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2011
  • Certificate: Alliant International University, CSPP / Doctorate, Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Location

Valderrama Psychological, P.C.
2489 Mission Street
Suite 10
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 683-0470
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Spirituality
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Intersectionality. Identity. Decolonization
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Peer Relationships
  • Poly. Kink/BDSM. Pansexuality.
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian
  • Gay

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Black and African American
I also speak: Understand basic Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • 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

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Feminist
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative Trancework aka "Natural Tripping"
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Positive Psychology
  • Somatic Experiencing™ (SE); Flash EMDR
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Mar 2021
Josie Valderrama, PsyD, MA, Psychologist in San Francisco

Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA