About

Welcome to my psychotherapy practice. I work with individuals, couples and families on all kinds of relationship issues. I also welcome people with reproductive and maternal mental health concerns, including pregnancy loss and postpartum adjustment. My style as a therapist is warm, genuine and collaborative.  

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Historically, the field of psychology has pathologized certain identities and experiences. As a care provider, I am aware of this history and offer a welcoming and nonjudgmental space where clients can express themselves and their concerns as freely as possible. 

My practice integrates trauma-informed and culturally sensitive care, and my view of mental health spans individual, family, social and cultural influences.

 

I'm licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and have a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in depth therapy. 

Below is more info on my professional background. Feel free to reach out with any questions.

psychotherapy office | Jodi Perelman, MFT | San Francisco CA

Professional Affiliations:

• Postpartum Support International

• Bay Area Open Minds: Psychotherapists Affirming Sexual and Gender Diversity

• RTZ Hope: Transforming the Culture of Pregnancy and Infant Loss

• Kink Aware Professionals/National Coalition for Sexual Freedom

Continuing Education (selected):

• EMDR Institute

• UNtraining White Liberal Racism
• Foundation of the Sacred Stream

• Ridhwan Center for Spiritual Development

• Trans/Gender-Focused Consultation Group

• Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, Spirit Rock Meditation Center

• Fertility Counseling Postgraduate Course, Covington & Applegarth

• Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders/Perinatal Grief and Loss, Seleni Institute

Volunteer and Pro Bono Work:

• Bay Area Asylum Mental Health Project, evaluations for asylum seekers

• Frontline Workers Counseling Project, short-term therapy for essential workers