Maria Porch

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Maria Porch, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Los Altos
(408) 831-3959 Website

Maria Porch

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

Maria Porch, LCSW Psychotherapy
802 Altos Oaks Drive
Los Altos, California 94024
(408) 831-3959

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Are you struggling in your relationships with others, or with how you view yourself? Do you have problems at work, or are you grappling with a loss? Many times we may feel unhappy, or bland but are not clear about the causes and what we can do. Personal growth is a lifelong process, and at times, choosing to embark in a psychotherapeutic relationship can help. We all have the capacity to better understand ourselves and improve our lives. In our work together, you would begin to understand the relationship you have with yourself and how you navigate other relationships.

I have found following your lead is of utmost importance. I work with a warm and nonjudgmental style and have worked with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds. I offer insight oriented psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and use a strengths based perspective with clients.

I work with adults, adolescents, and families. Parenting and growing up can be tough, and no amount of training can prepare us for all of its challenges. Asking for help can be difficult, but is the first step towards an improved life.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • School: University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
  • Year Graduated: 1998
  • License and State: LCS20764 California

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: National Association of Social Workers
  • Member Since: 1999
  • Membership: California Society for Clinical Social Work
  • Member Since: 2013

Location

Maria Porch, LCSW Psychotherapy
802 Altos Oaks Drive
Los Altos, California 94024
(408) 831-3959

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Parenting
  • Parenting, Cultural, Identity Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 17 Apr 2018
Maria Porch, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Los Altos

Maria Porch

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW