Lena Axelsson

Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, SEP

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
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Lena Axelsson

Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, SEP

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

14583 Big Basin Way
Suite 2B
Saratoga, CA 95070
(831) 216-6727
Offers online therapy

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About

When human beings experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My great passion is bringing healing to people who have been through a traumatic/stressful experience. I help my clients, who include children, adults and families, to find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, whole and safe. (För mina svensktalande, potentiella klienter, jag flyttade från Sverige som vuxen och är därför helt flytande i både svenska och engelska och i svensk och amerikansk kultur.)
I know that no single approach is the right one for every individual, and so I have been trained in a range of modalities including Relational Gestalt Therapy, Gestalt Play Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and NARM, NATouch somatic approaches to the treatment of trauma. I provide touch based treatment through SE and NATouch when appropriate.
My educational background includes a MA in Counseling Psychology and a Doctor in Clinical Psychology from Ryokan College in Los Angeles. I have a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Stockholm, Sweden a graduate certificate in Gestalt Psychotherapy from the University of Derby in the U.K.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $225
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: California / LMFT 47915
  • School: Ryokan College
  • Year Graduated: 2010

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: FHE / Somatic Experiencing P.
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Certificate: NARM institute
  • Certificate Date: 2018

Endorsements

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

Location

14583 Big Basin Way
Suite 2B
Saratoga, CA 95070
(831) 216-6727
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Sexual Abuse
Issues
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • NARM
  • Play Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 9 Aug 2022
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Lena Axelsson

Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, SEP