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My Practice

Passion  |  Authenticity  |  Integrity

 

“It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.”

Ralph Ellison

 

About My Practice

Mission & Philosophy

Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives.

Theory & Approach

My approach is founded on a collaborative and respectful relationship with clients, as well as a strong sense of authenticity and integrity that I bring to my practice. I have been described as a welcoming, enthusiastic, and attentive therapist who creates a comfortable and fully accepting environment. I tailor my approach to a client’s presenting concerns and goals for therapy by integrating a variety of methods and theories, including play therapy, strengths-based, family systems, and attachment theory. I am also influenced by Jungian theory and experienced with personality frameworks such as Myers-Briggs and the Enneagram, which aid in fostering awareness, understanding, self-discovery, and interpersonal growth.

Populations & Practice Areas

I work with individual adults, adolescents aged 11-17, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Because relational interactions are an important component of mental and emotional health, I often work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.

 
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Additional Information

For Your First Appointment

 

Office Hours

CURRENTLY ALL SESSIONS ARE PROVIDED REMOTELY THROUGH TELEHEALTH (VIDEO/PHONE) DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. 


Sessions are by appointment after an initial phone consultation.

Scheduling is generally Sunday–Thursday. Please contact me to inquire about current availability. 

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please notify me at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not arrive for your appointment and you have not contacted me, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session.

Fees & Insurance

50-min. for individual clients and families: $150

I offer affordable sliding scale rates and reduced fees for a limited number of slots. Please contact me to inquire. 

I am an out-of-network provider and do not currently accept insurance. I can provide you with a "super bill" or monthly statement of fees paid, which you can submit to your insurance for potential reimbursement. Please contact your insurance plan directly to check whether full or partial mental health services can be reimbursed. 

Payment

Cash, card, or check are accepted. During COVID-19 and with telehealth services, card-on-file payments are preferred.

Emy Zettner, MS, LMFT

Call for your free 15 minute consultation!


(925) 286-9591   |   Lafayette, CA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 120326

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