Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA

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Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA


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Valderrama Psychological, P.C.
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Your Hero's Journey ~ Cultivate Your Inner Compass ~ Feel Seen & Heard. I know what it can feel like to live with emotional turmoil, uncertainty, and confusion. Frustration at wanting to live up to your potential, but feeling stymied? Seeking out therapy is courageous & momentum-building, a step which demonstrates commitment to loving oneself- through self-determination, nurturance & compassion! An invitation to transform & heal via 'wise mind,' the overlap of intuition & intellect. Techniques: mindfulness-based cognitive-behaviorism, somatics, Ericksonian trance, shamanic journey. With regard for your innate sovereignty & dignity.
Mindfulness (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) with body awareness (Somatic Experiencing), intrapersonal/parts integration (Internal Family Systems) & transpersonal perspectives (Trancework). Goals: set boundaries, speak authentically, hold ambiguity/embrace paradox, recognize emotions, shift beliefs, compassion for self, explore values, transcend polarities.
Expertise: anxiety; avoidance; perfectionism; creative blocks; emotional upheaval; life transitions; interpersonal conflict; work-life balance; ego challenges; women & POC issues; decolonized spirituality; search for meaning; sexual minorities (LGBTQ+; BDSM; Poly). As a Filipino American, I am proud to serve FilAm & BIPOC communities. Honoring of indigenous
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Josie Valderrama
“San Francisco-based psychologist with expertise in intersectional identity, alternative sexuality, anxiety & spiritual journeying.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa, Wire

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • License: California / PSY27913
  • School: Alliant International University
  • Year Graduated: 2014

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Alliant International University, CSPP / Masters, Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2011
  • Certificate: Alliant International University, CSPP / Doctorate, Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Location

Valderrama Psychological, P.C.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Spirituality
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Intersectionality. Identity. Neurodiversity
  • Life Transitions
  • Poly. Kink/BDSM. Pansexuality.
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Black and African American
I also speak: Understand basic Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Feminist
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative Trancework aka "Natural Tripping"
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Positive Psychology
  • Somatic Experiencing™ (SE); Flash EMDR
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

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Last Modified: 18 Oct 2021
Josie Valderrama, PsyD, MA, Psychologist in San Francisco

Josie Valderrama

Psychologist, PsyD, MA