Stephen Colgan, Therapist in California — Zencare
Stephen  Colgan

Stephen Colgan

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California Accepting Online
Updated August 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Existential crisis & challenges
  • Shame
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Stephen Colgan‘s focus is on connection, to our own feelings and needs, to the people around us, to society and the greater whole. He sees people’s therapeutic issues as stemming from disconnection in one or more of these. Stephen works with individual adults and has been licensed for over 25 years.


Specialties

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

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

Shame - Exploring how shame shows up in one’s life and the origins of this shame, especially in specific situations or environments; processing through this shame and developing an empowerment to feel less ashamed in daily 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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Optum

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $160 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $80 - $160
  • Initial session: $160 (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
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
Therapist's note

I offer a sliding scale from $80 to $160.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue 11am - 3pm
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu 11am - 3pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 30 years

Self, Private Practice, 1992 - Present
Alameda County , Clinical Review Specialist , 2011 - 2022

California Institute of Integral Studies , Master’s Degree , 1992


Licensure

California: 34329


Languages

English