I help adults who have experienced severe childhood trauma (complex PTSD) begin to reclaim the life they were meant to live. I work well with dissociative clients (dissociative identity disorder). My focus is on helping clients get back to a stable, fully-functional state where the fear and anxiety is greatly reduced, and the ability to be in relationship is significantly improved. I believe we all have multiplicity, and accordingly do "parts-friendly" psychotherapy.
I first help you to move toward a secure internal attachment, which supplies a safe haven for doing the trauma resolution work (Somatic Experiencing and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy). This approach almost insures that you will not get overwhelmed or have difficulty functioning in day-to-day life as we move through your work.
Years In Practice16
Marriage & Family Therapist
EducationJohn F. Kennedy University -- masters in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Somatic Psychology
TrainingRosen Method Bodywork Intensive 2013; Adult Attachment Interview Institute 2013 (Mary Main & Erik Hesse); Sensorimotor Psychotherapy 2012-13; Treating Attachment Pathology (Daniel Brown) 2011; Clinical hypnosis (ASCH & SCEH) 2009-2011 (advanced level); Somatic Experiencing 2007-2010 (SEP); ISSTD's Dissociative Disorder Psychotherapy Training Program 2008-2009; Remembering the Body in Psychotherapy 2006-7; PsychoPhysicalTherapy (Bill Bowen) 2005-6;
AffiliationsInternational Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD); The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISSTS); American Psychological Association (APA) Division 56 Trauma & Division 30 Hypnosis; United States Association of Body Psychotherapists (USABP); Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH); Association for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH); California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT);
CertificationLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT MFC48872) -- California Board of Behavioral Sciences 2010; Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) -- Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute 2011 Certificate in PsychoPhysical Therapy -- Bill Bowen 2006 Certified Massage Technician (CMT) -- Institute of Conscious Bodywork 2001 Certificate in Transpersonal Studies -- Institute of Transpersonal Psychology 1998
ServicesMyron Walters, LMFT practices at 33 Millwood Street Suite 8, Mill Valley, CA 94941. Marriage and family therapists diagnose and treat mental and emotional issues and concerns within marriages, couples and families.
For more information, call Myron Walters, Psychotherapist at (415) 686-3445.Additional ServicesAdults with severe childhood trauma
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