Kaitlin Geenen, MA

Kaitlin Geenen, MA

New Perspectives Center for Counseling
1 Hallidie Plaza
San Francisco, CA
(415)364-8231
Contact by phone or e-mail

Wheelchair accessible

CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Marriage and Family Therapist Intern #69211

Board Certified: No

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Number of years treating patients with eating disorders: 2-5 years

Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 15+

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: 2013 –Present – Cielo House Residential and Intensive Outpatient Program for Eating disorders – Individual, Group and Family Therapist
2013- Behavior Tech – Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training
2011 – Masters in Counseling Psychology – California Institute of Integral Studies
2010 – California Pacific Medical Center – Practicum Training in Integral Therapy using Art Therapy]
2010 – La Ventana Eating Disorder Treatment – MFT Intern, Group Therapist

2009 -2013 Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Adolescent Eating Disorder Unit – Training and supervision in working with adolescents and their families struggling with eating disorders

TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY:

I utilize several evidence-based approaches to helping my clients who are struggling with eating disorers and addictions including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and psychodynamic therapy. I also use art therapy when clients are interested.

Yes, I think it is possible to recover from an eating disorder. I define recovery as the ability to engage in life without significant interruption from disordered thinking or behaviors.

LANGUAGES: English

POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Families, Females

CONDITIONS TREATED: Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Bulimia Nervosa, Compulsive Exercise

TREATMENT APPROACHESArt Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Day Treatment, Willing & experienced in working as part of a team

FEES: Cash, Personal Checks, Sliding Scale