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Jacob Kaminker(He/Him/His)

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Psychologist, PhD
California
Anxiety - Depression- Life transitions- Relationship issues-Spirituality & religion-Artists' mental health-
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Professional statement

Dr. Jacob Kaminker is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist seeing clients online and based in Berkeley, CA. He works with clients with a wide range of mental health concerns and specializes in working with those struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, relational issues, life transitions, and trying to find meaning in life. He has been trained in a wide variety of clinical approaches and techniques, including psychodynamic, Jungian, humanist-existential, expressive arts, transpersonal, somatic therapies, and clinical hypnosis, among other modalities. Dr. Kaminker trains therapists as a Professor and former Chair for the Masters in Counseling Psychology program at the John F Kennedy School of Psychology at National University.


Message to clients

Do you sometimes feel like you just need to get over that next hill, but then there is always another hill? Life's journey is a winding trail, with each turn bringing new challenges. Inner conflicts create uncertainty. Yet, you're not alone. Together, we'll navigate the twists of relationships and decisions, forging a path to self-discovery and empowerment. Let's embark on this adventure together.

I can help you to become more adaptable and find your inner compass. Through our work together, we'll harness your inner wisdom. I’ll teach you to use resources like mindfulness, creative expression, spirituality, and dreams. Together, we'll unveil the obstacles clouding your direction. You’ll uncover your innate resilience and strength.

Let’s empower you to take back control of your life and find pride in your life and abundance in your career. You deserve gratification, meaning, and joy – I’m here to help you achieve just that. Call me today for a complimentary 20-minute consultation and start living a life where inner peace and fulfillment are your daily companions.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 12 years

John F Kennedy School of Psychology, National University (formerly John F Kennedy University), Professor and former Chair, Masters in Counseling Psychology
Axis Mundi Center for Mental Health, Clinical Supervisor
California Institute of Integral Studies, Associated Faculty

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2012
Sonoma State University, California State University, MA, Depth Psychology, 2006
Rutgers University, BA, Psychology and Philosophy, 2003

Licensure

California: PSY26445

Languages

English

Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life

Artists' mental health - Understanding of highly creative minds; goal setting related to the artistic and creative process; support finding meaningful balance in one’s life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Jacob Kaminker is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$300 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
Therapist's note

You might be able to get reimbursed for out-of-network therapy! Check with me to check your benefits.