Perhaps you can relate to one of the following experiences:
You're resourceful, intelligent, and talented, yet noticing a desire for more happiness, confidence and sense of purpose in your day to day life.
You've been striving to quiet and calm challenging or overwhelming thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
You have a felt sense or gut feeling that something is off.
If so, listen to your body and emotions, their telling you something.
I understand, and I'm here to help and support you in your growth toward:
Reduced symptoms of anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation
Integrating and resolving sexual trauma, developmental trauma, and PTSD
Developing and strengthening self-compassion and self-agency
Alternative explorations of identity and sexuality
Processing grief and loss
Movement through creative blocks to a more enlivened self-expression
Welcome! I offer a safe, empathic and compassionate place for therapy clients in the San Francisco Bay Area to feel support, encouragement, and guidance as they navigate lives many transitions and challenges.
Adolescence involves physical, psychological, and cultural transitions that can be quite challenging and even painful to navigate, an empathic therapist offers a much needed refuge.
I welcome and work with couples of all configurations and sexual orientations toward realizing true intimacy. If there is struggle, growth is trying to happen, it's the perfect time to deepen awareness together.
"Our sessions together helped me through many things & helped shift life's focus to what is valuable, truly. I am still feeling its effects. You have chosen a beautiful profession to practice. It is truly valued & deeply needed. Our world becomes a better place when our hearts are allowed to guide us. Thank you for the work you do." - client 2016
All client testimonials are unsolicited comments from individuals and couples who have completed therapy at my San Francisco practice and generously offered their feedback.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I can honestly say I have never seen a therapist before who has impacted my daily life so dramatically....I feel like you truly listened to me... You have helped me learn to love myself and not to be ashamed of what I feel. I feel like a different person today than I was when we first met."
- client 2016
Your voice is unique and important. I offer a complimentary 15 min. phone consultation, or feel free to message me below. If unable to pick up, I'll respond within 24 hours. I welcome hearing from you. Erika Shershun, MFT: 415-570-9409
465 California Street, San Francisco CA