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Psychotherapy with Dr. Kenneth Etefia, MD

Dr. Kenneth Etefia, MD, is a highly experienced double board-certified adult and child psychiatrist committed to providing compassionate and effective psychotherapy services. With expertise in various specialties and a holistic approach to treatment, Dr. Etefia offers personalized care to patients of all ages.

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy or counseling, is a collaborative treatment approach that aims to improve mental health and well-being. Through open and supportive dialogue, psychotherapy helps individuals explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, identify areas of concern, and develop coping strategies to address them.

Dr. Etefia's Approach

Dr. Etefia believes in the power of psychotherapy to facilitate healing and growth. He creates a safe and supportive environment where patients can explore their thoughts and emotions freely. Drawing from a variety of evidence-based therapy techniques, Dr. Etefia tailors his approach to meet each patient's unique needs and treatment goals.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a structured, time-limited therapy that focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors. It is effective for treating a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, and stress-related disorders. Dr. Etefia uses CBT to help patients develop practical skills and strategies to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic psychotherapy delves into the unconscious mind to uncover deep-seated emotional conflicts and past experiences that may be influencing current behavior and emotions. This type of therapy aims to enhance self-awareness and understanding, leading to lasting emotional growth and change. Dr. Etefia utilizes psychodynamic principles to help patients gain insight into their inner lives and foster meaningful personal development.

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What to Expect

During psychotherapy sessions with Dr. Etefia, patients can expect:

  • Compassionate Support: Dr. Etefia provides compassionate support and guidance as patients navigate their mental health challenges.

  • Personalized Treatment Plans: Each patient receives a personalized treatment plan tailored to their specific concerns and goals.

  • Evidence-Based Techniques: Dr. Etefia incorporates evidence-based therapy techniques to help patients develop coping skills, gain insight, and achieve meaningful change.

  • Collaborative Process: Psychotherapy is a collaborative process, and Dr. Etefia works closely with patients to explore their thoughts and emotions, identify patterns, and develop strategies for positive change.

Your Mental Health Partner

Dr. Kenneth Etefia is dedicated to serving as your mental health partner, providing expert guidance, compassionate care, and personalized treatment plans to help you achieve lasting wellness. If you're struggling with mental health concerns, don't hesitate to reach out and take the first step towards a brighter tomorrow.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office.

All Services

We offer a wide variety of services to the Beverly Hills & San Mateo communities. Contact us with any questions about our services.

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