Marvin E West

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA

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(510) 394-1561

Marvin E West

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA


Location

Offers online therapy

2233 Santa Clara Ave
Suite 2
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 394-1561

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You are courageous to take the first step toward healing! It is my goal to assist, guide and support my client onward through the Ups, and the Downs that life brings. Lets be open to discover new paths of healing from various issues such as trauma and loss, anxiety and depression, couple and family conflicts and much more. I aspire to create, and maintain a safe space that nurtures the mutual respect and trust needed for growth and healing through Expressive Arts and Talk Therapy modalities.
My rich experiences with working with diverse cultural backgrounds of youth and their families include but are not limited to; the use of Behavior Modification to change negative behaviors, supporting clients through their traumatic experiences to foster healing and growth, and treating mood disorders such as Depression, Anxiety and drug related issues.
My range of services include individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, Co-parenting and Single parenting as well as workshops and trainings. Take the first step toward holistic healing. Please give me a call for a 15 - 30 minute consultation at no cost to explore if my approach is a match for you.
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Marvin E West
“Hello, My name is Marvin West and I am here to support you in psycho therapy, using my knowledge in chemical dependency, and much more.”

Finances

  • Session Fee: $170 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License: California / 92785
  • School: California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Year Graduated: 2008

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: BBS / 92785
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Marvin E West's Groups

Co-Parenting Men's Group

This is a special Men's group, primarily focusing on Co-parenting topics and issues. The group will be a closed group, as opposed to open ended "Drop in" to ensure for safety and consistency. The group will explore various topics such as parenting in different house holds, addressing contrast behaviors, Self-care and self-advocacy and many other issues pertaining to developing a healthy support system. There will also be some experiential opportunities using Drama Therapy techniques to support with healthy expression. Se Hable Espanol.

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Location

2233 Santa Clara Ave
Suite 2
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 394-1561
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Child
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Drug Abuse
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Single Parenting and Co-Parenting
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Spanish and Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Drama Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Lyric and Expression
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Movement and Expression
  • Multicultural
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Marvin E West, LMFT, MA, Marriage & Family Therapist in Alameda

Marvin E West

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA