Susan J Murray

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Susan J Murray, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Berkeley
(510) 662-6463

Susan J Murray

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

Berkeley, California 94702
(510) 662-6463

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I support clients to find, expand, and honor their voice in difficult circumstances. I work to assist clients who have been hurt and traumatized reclaim their feelings of safety and vitality. Whether you are ambivalent in a relationship, in pain due to trauma or hurt, struggling with a dilemma, unhappy about your own behavior, facing significant loss, or feeling stuck, together we can create a comfortable place for you to work.

Senior clinician/clinical supervisor at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - in the Center for Child Protection. Founded a pediatric domestic violence program (1998) -The DOVES Project, providing parenting support & therapy in the aftermath of trauma. Was on Behavioral Emergency Response Team in the E.R, doing psychiatric assessments for children/teens in psychiatric crisis.

Supporting those who feel stuck-whether you have had a big setback, or have trouble motivating to create the life you really want. I utilize many strategies and assist clients to find their own way.Your history brought you here, but now you can take charge.

Qualifications

  • School: University of California, Berkeley
  • Year Graduated: 1989
  • License and State: 16674 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Any single case arrangements
  • Please discuss with your Insurance provider
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Susan J Murray's Groups

Women's Group

An evening group for women to explore their identity alone and in intimate relationships. This is an new group forming. Susan has facilitated the Parenting After Trauma Support and Guidance Group at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland for over 15 years.

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Location

Berkeley, California 94702
(510) 662-6463

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Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Ambivalence about relationship
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Asian
Faith: Buddhist
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Lesbian Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment /Relational
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

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Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017
Susan J Murray, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Berkeley

Susan J Murray

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW