meet our therapists

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marjorie2Marjorie Swig
Marjorie Swig, MS/LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist providing psychotherapy for young adults, teens and children in Marin County and San Francisco since 2005.  Marjorie’s focus is to help these young people cope with the challenges presented to them and to feel safe in this fast paced and complicated world.

 

Kim Norman
Kim Norman, MD is the founder of the Young Adult and Family Center at UCSF. He has been awarded the Henry J Kaiser Award for Clinical Teaching and nominated for the American Association of Medical Colleges award for Humanism in Medicine. Dr. Norman specializes in Eating disorders, substance abuse/dual diagnosis, treatment of adolescents, young adults and families, CBT, DBT, IPT, PTSD, and dynamic psychotherapy.

 

Carol Nathan
Carol Nathan, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. She sees individuals and couples. She is a graduate of The Wright Institute. She has worked in child, adolescent, and family mental health at Richmond Area MultiServices Clinic, UCSF/SF General Hospital Department of Psychiatry Child Trauma Research Program, and California Pacific Medical Center Department of Outpatient Psychiatry.

 

Graham Best
Graham Best, MA/MFTI, is a marriage and family registered intern who sees clients in San Francisco at Church St. Integral Counseling Center and at The Center for Mindful Psychotherapy. Graham also has a long and rewarding history as a professional tutor, making him especially sensitive to the therapeutic concerns of children, teens, and younger adults.

 

Kate Leffel
Kate Leffel is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who works with adolescents and adults, individuals and couples. She received her Masters in Counseling Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley and also sees clients at the Marina Counseling Center and at William Cobb Elementary in San Francisco. When working with clients, her goal is to help them move forward in wellness and balance, with confidence to enjoy new experiences and new tools to use when future challenges inevitably come up.

 

Rob Ashe
Rob Ashe, MA/AMFT, is a marriage and family registered associate. He currently sees clients in San Francisco for the Center for MindfulPsychotherapy. Previously, he had an extensive career in the private sector as a business owner and real estate investor, instilling relational, hands-on skills he draws upon in his approach as a therapist. Rob has always had a special interest in assisting teens, children and young adults navigate through their unique challenges and inclination for personal growth.

 

Liz Gilbert
Liz Gilbert is an Associate Marriage and Family therapist who sees clients at the Church Street Integral Counseling Center and at the Greenlight Clinic in San Francisco. She is a graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies. Prior to her career in therapy, Liz worked in counseling roles with teens and transition age youth in San Francisco at Larkin Street Youth Services, Ida B Wells High School, and at Jewish Vocational Services. Liz works integrally using tools from: Gestalt Therapy, mindfulness, and somatic therapies. Liz is passionate about supporting young people in the path of healing and self discovery.

 

Karen Van Brunt
Karen Van Brunt, MS/LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist since 1989. She has worked for the Center for Family Counseling, Marin County Health and Human Services – child treatment team, the Marin Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, Coordinated Youth Services Council as well as in private practice.

 

 

Gayle Canton
Gayle is a licensed psychotherapist MFT who for 30 years has specialized in working with women, teens and adults in transition, personal change and life discovery. Gayle has been trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities which give her a broad perspective to bring to clients. She is especially trained to deal with anxiety, grief and loss, relationship challenges, parenting struggles, low self-esteem and stressful life transitions. Gayle has a Bachelor’s degree from California State University of Northridge in Child Development: Specialty: Child Mental Health and a Master’s degree in Psychology: Emphasis MFT from Philips Graduate Institute.