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, currently online, for therapy clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout California to feel support, encouragement, and guidance as they navigate lives many transitions and challenges.
I believe that everyone has the capacity for growth and change, and is equipped with the inner resources to do so...
EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is an evidence-based treatment for trauma, phobias, and other challenging feelings.
I understand it may be difficult to reach out for help, it's important we go at your pace...
"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