Beth Leigh Kolakoski
She/Her/HersLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Beth Leigh Kolakoski is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in San Rafael, CA. Beth specializes in working with clients who suffer from low self-esteem that manifests in loneliness, isolation, and feeling a lack of authenticity. Many of Beth’s clients also face issues with their anger, anxiety, or stress, which overwhelm them during daily tasks. Beth also supports individuals and families that have been through trauma or experience behavioral challenges.
Beth’s approach to therapy is strengths-based, which means that she teaches clients how to harness their innate strengths to further their mental health journeys. Beth helps clients learn to reflect on their inner thoughts and feelings, addressing the harmful cognitive distortions that often result in anxious feelings. She collaborates with clients to set mental health goals and sets out clear, bite-sized next steps to reach those goals.
Beth brings with her an extensive background supporting individuals and families across a wide range of settings. She is a compassionate listener, deeply empathetic, and creates an atmosphere where clients feel respected, relaxed, and introspective.
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Chronic pain - Managing the biological, psychological, and emotional aspects of pain
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Beth Kolakoski is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 17 years
Private Practice Setting , Marriage and Family Therapist , 2018 - Present
ABC Special Start, Clinical Director, 2017 - 2021
Universtity of San Francisco , M.S. Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapist , 2006