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What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy? Does it work?

Follow this link to read more about psychodynamic psychotherapy and the long-term benefits of this type of treatment, compared to strictly symptom-focused approaches. 

Crisis Resources

  • In a life-threatening emergency, call 911

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 

  • SF Suicide Prevention (24hr): 415-781-0500

  • SF Mobile Crisis Treatment Team (M-F 8:30-11; Sat-Sun 8:30-8) : 415-355-8300

  • SF Child Crisis Services (24hr): (415) 970-3800

  • The TALK Line (24hr phone support for parents w/ children under 18): (415) 441-5437

  • Friendship Line (crisis and warm line for older adults): 800-971-0016 

  • SF Elderly Friendship and Crisis Line (24hrs): 415-752-3778

  • Warm Line (for non-crisis support):  1-855-845-7415

Reading Suggestions

  • Divergent Mind, Jenara Nerenberg 

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in The Healing of Trauma, Bessel Van Der Kolk

  • White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo

  • Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Robert Sapolsky

  • Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism, Amanda Montell

  • The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race, Neda Maghbouleh

No Surprises Act (2022)

Patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining the total expected cost of non-emergency medical and mental-health services. You can ask your provider for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service. If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. For questions or more information follow this link.

Consumer Statement

View here.

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