Motoko Katayama

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, CPA

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Motoko Katayama, MA, AMFT, CPA, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in Berkeley
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Motoko Katayama

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, CPA


Location

3036 Regent Street
Berkeley, California 94705
(650) 492-4042

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2100 Geng Road
Suite 210
Palo Alto, California 94303
(650) 492-4042

Nice to meet you virtually! I can help you increase motivation and decrease anxiety, depression and other bothersome emotional states. I am skilled in helping people improve their sense of self, self-esteem, and boundaries. I can facilitate a process of forgiveness and self-forgiveness to bring personal healing (i.e., reduction in emotional distress, substance usage, and improved quality of life.)

I provide both short-term solution-focused therapy and long-term psychotherapy depending on your goals and needs. I believe that you are the expert of your life; I will be your collaborative partner helping you reach your goals. We will work together to create your treatment plan. I can teach you coping skills and help you explore any topics safely.

With my prior consulting background in tech, finance, and academia, I am skilled at helping people identify issues, define goals, suggest solutions, and formulate a plan. If you are working in these fields, you might benefit from working with me, since I understand where you are coming from. - Currently accepting new clients at my Palo Alto office -

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • School: Palo Alto University
  • Year Graduated: 2017
  • License and State: AMFT99826 California
  • Supervisor: John Wiskind, LCSW
  • Supervisor License: LCSW22185 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $140
Pay By: Cash, Check

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Chi Sigma Iota / Member in Good Standing
  • Member Since: 2016
  • Membership: ICCEFT / Member in Good Standing
  • Member Since: 2017

Location

3036 Regent Street
Berkeley, California 94705
(650) 492-4042

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

2100 Geng Road
Suite 210
Palo Alto, California 94303
(650) 492-4042
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Career Counseling
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Japanese
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Links

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Professional Connections

I have been consulting with Motoko on a regular basis around a mutual client and have been consistently impressed with her warmth, compassion, and depth of insight. She has trained in EFT and is deepening in her skills and experience in working with couples. Another area of specialization for her is helping clients to move towards forgiveness. I highly recommend Motoko and can imagine that her clients are in excellent hands.
Greg Kaplan, MS, MA, LMFT
Greg Kaplan, MS, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist

Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Motoko Katayama, MA, AMFT, CPA, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in Berkeley

Motoko Katayama

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, CPA