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Melinda Carlisle Brackett, M.A., LMFT

Office: CriticalPathCounseling
991 West Hedding Stfreet
Suite #106
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 893-4032
Cell Phone: (408) 893-4032
E-mail:
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Web Site: www.criticalpathcounseling.com
www.southbaydbt.com
Profession: Marriage and Family Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Career Evaluations and Counseling
Coaching
Consultation Services to Employers
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Employee Assistance Counseling
Mediation
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
Individual Dialectical behavior Therapy
DBT Skills Training Groups
Practice Description: I am a Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) who helps people that have difficulty managing their emotions to regain control and improve their relationships. If you are someone who is quiety in despair, struggling to manage intense anxiety, depression or stress, I can help you learn the skills to keep functioning and build a life worth living. If you are someone who is struggling to keep from blowing up,if you feel angry all the time, are yelling, or hurting the ones you love I can help you learn the skills to change your behavior and feel peace and joy in your life. If you are anxious and worried about the way you or someone you love is acting, or if you are depressed and feel out of options, call me right away ( I actually answer my phone!) I believe in and have faith in my clients. I believe everyone who seeks helps is really very resilient- not weak. I work with you to leverage your strengths. It takes courage to make the decision to change your life. You may not have caused the problems you have today but you CAN solve them. Let me help. I have a business background which is helpful for those who want to work with someone who understands their day to day business in corporate or professional life. I also work with lots of men and understand the conflicting emotions they often have about seeking consultation. I work with individuals and couples who are going through extreme stress and tough situations such as affairs, betrayal, or the mental illness of a family member. I'm pragmatic, solution focused, and mnore than a little bit irreverant. Most of all- I am hopeful.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Depression
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Personality Disorders
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Bipolar Disorder
Child Abuse
Co-dependency
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Dually Diagnosed Individuals
Gay/Lesbian Issues
Impulse Control Disorders
Infertility Issues
Infidelity
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Parenting Issues
PTSD
Relationship Issues
Self-esteem
Sleep Disorders
Spirituality
Stress Management
Women's Issues
Dialectical behavior therapy skills training
Executive Coaching
Relationship issues at work
Depressed men and their spouses
Age Specialties: Adolescents
Adults
Elders
Session Formats: Individual
Couples
Family
Group
Treatment Approaches: Behavioral
Christian
Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Experiential
Gestalt
Interpersonal
Psychoeducational
Rational-Emotive
Reality
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Additional Demographic Expertise: Asian American
Christian
Jewish
Middle Eastern
Women/Feminist
Education: Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, 2001

Certification in Conflict Mediation
Fresno Pacific University Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, 2000
License #: MFC 43877
License State: California
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: Advanced Intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist and Skills Trainer
Professional Affiliations:
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies
Fee Schedule: $185 per 50 minute session
$75 per 90 minute group session- (individual therapy required in order to attend group)
Insurance and Billing Instructions: I will provide clients with a superbill so that they may conveniently submit it to their insurance companies for reimbursement.
Office Hours: Monday 12-2, Tuesday 8-2:30 pm, Wednesday 8-4, Thursday 8-6:45 pm
Driving Directions: Conveniently located on Hedding Street near Alameda, right off of highway 880.Office is located 5 minutes from San Jose Airport and Downtown San Jose

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Melinda Carlisle Brackett, M.A., LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapist in San Jose

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In Practice Since:  2001
Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  No
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes

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