Melinda Carlisle Brackett

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

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Melinda Carlisle Brackett, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in San Jose
(408) 641-6424 Website

Melinda Carlisle Brackett

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT


Location

Criticalpathcounseling.com
1570 The Alameda
#255
San Jose, California 95126
(408) 641-6424

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Are you looking for therapy that is efficient, time-sensitive, and focused on practical strategies? I am a Behavioral Therapist whose approach includes short-term, evidence-based therapies for adults, couples, parents, adolescents and groups. My style is collaborative and includes skill-building in critical areas such as communication and relationship repair. I treat complex Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Panic, Bipolar, Depression, and Borderline Personality Disorder. I'm clear and direct- keeping our work on track so you meet your goals- while building in you the capacity for flexibility in order to have a peaceful and enjoyable life.

I am a trained Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT), and I am an intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist who offers DBT Skills Training to Adults, Families, Couples and Parents. I also have a comprehensive DBT program that utilizes the most cutting edge therapy techniques for Anxiety,Depression and Personality Disorders.

I have an extensive background as an executive in Project Management in Silicon Valley. Through skill-building and experiential practice I have helped many professional couples and families build relationships full of validation, intimacy and closeness. Call Melinda NOW to ask any question and see if we are a fit! Visit www.criticalpathcounseling.com

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: Fresno Pacific University
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License No. and State: MFC43877 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $180 - $250
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Behavioral Tech, Inc. / Dialectical behavior Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2006

Melinda Carlisle Brackett's Groups

Dailectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)Skills Training

We offer an open Dialectical behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Group in San Jose where we teach skills in Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness,Emotional regulation and Distress Tolerance. This group is for individuals who are currently in individual psychotherapy or are willing to be in individual DBT therapy with me. The group teaches skills in emotional regulation and is well suited to individuals with anger management difficulties, borderline personality disorder, anxiety, depression, and any other condition where managing emotions is challenging. Individual intake session is required to determine suitability. Please call (408) 893-4032 for more information

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training

We offer an open Dialectical behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Group in San Jose where we teach skills in Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotional Regulation and Distress Tolerance. This group is for individuals who are currently in individual psychotherapy or are willing to be in individual DBT therapy with me. The group teaches skills in emotional regulation and is well suited to individuals with anger management difficulties, borderline personality disorder, anxiety, depression, and any other condition where managing emotions is challenging. Individual intake session is required to determine suitability. Please call (408) 780-1150for more information

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Depression Group Skills Training

This group teaches empirically supported skills in Mindfulness, Emotion regulation, Distress Tolerance and the latest techniques from Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. This group is for individuals already working with an individual therapist. Format is similar to a small, interactive college class with homework, interactive learning and skill practice. Supportive, warm, and engaging environment designed to instill hope and encouragement. This is not a process group and is for individuals wanting a structured learning environment. Clients will leanr how to prevent depression relapse, be skillful during times of intense unwanted emotions, and improve their overall day to day functioning.

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Location

Criticalpathcounseling.com
1570 The Alameda
#255
San Jose, California 95126
(408) 641-6424

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Borderline Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder ,Anxiety, Panic, PTSD
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
Religious Orientation: Christian
Age
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Behavioral Activation, Problem Solving Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy,
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy, Prolonged ExposureTtherapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017
Melinda Carlisle Brackett, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in San Jose

Melinda Carlisle Brackett

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT