"You are not stuck where you are unless you choose to be."

Wayne Dyer

Patricia Saunders

Relationship, Marriage & Family Therapist


I am a passenger on the bus you drive -- sometimes I will point out landmarks of importance, side roads that offer a better view, or detours that hold opportunity for a better route. The journey in therapy is always focused on your goals.

I am highly interactive and collaborative and depend on a strong relationship with clients that builds trust and encourages individuality and personal growth.

I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and use it for trauma, anxiety,depression and strength/confidence building. I also use "Tapping".

I particularly love working with couples and families as these systems hold the greatest opportunity for repairing and strengthening important attachments. In my work with couples, I use aspects of Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), and The Gottman Method of Couples Therapy -- I am objective and work to help the couple determine their own path for their future.

Appointment Availability

Appointments are available between 9 and 6
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Individuals $150 for a 50 min. session

Couples $185 for a 50 min session, $225 for a 75 min session

I do not accept insurance or MediCal

I can provide an invoice to use to seek reimbursement

185 North Redwood Drive, Suite 225
San Rafael, CA 94903
Child-Centered Co-Parenting

This new, four-week, eight-hour class is designed to provide information critical to successful co-parenting.

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