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Erika Shershun, MFT 

Somatic Psychotherapy and EMDR

in California 


Empowering You Through Somatic Therapy 


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, sensations, 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

  • Improved relationships 

  • Alternative explorations of identity and sexuality

  • Navigating transitions

  • Processing grief and loss 

  • Movement through creative blocks to a more enlivened self-expression

Welcome! I offer safe, empathic, and compassionate individual and group online therapy for residents of California, and online coaching for those residing elsewhere. I welcome and value diversity, including all races, sexualities, genders, body sizes, and abilities. My goal is for you to feel support, encouragement, and guidance as you navigate lives many transitions and challenges. 

Erika Shershun, LMFT, Somatic Psychotherapy and EMDR, San Francisco, and throughout CA.jpe


Individual Therapy

I believe that everyone has the capacity for growth and change, and is equipped with the inner resources to do so...


 I understand it may be difficult to reach      out for help, it's important we go at                                 your pace...


 EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is an evidence-based     treatment for trauma, phobias, and                other challenging feelings.

   Healing Sexual Trauma Workbook

   Somatic Skills to Help You Feel Safe in Your Skin, Create Boundaries, and Live ...


About me

My name is Erika Shershun and I'm a licensed therapist in the state of California. I offer remote therapy and mental health support to individuals in the San Francisco Bay Region and throughout the state of California, in addition to providing coaching services to those living outside of the state. Find out more on my about page.

Erika Shershun, MFT, Somatic Psychotherapy and EMDR, photo by Christina Samuelson.jpg


All client testimonials are unsolicited comments from individuals and couples who have completed therapy with me and generously offered their feedback.

"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


"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



Get In Touch

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, LMFT: 415-570-9409

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