About Us

The Market Street Center for Psychotherapy is dedicated to the application of mindfulness in psychotherapy, through which we provide a safe and supportive environment for healing and change.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy, defines mindfulness as “paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” Mindfulness practices help to change the relationship we have with our thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations.

Each of our therapists brings their own approach, skills, and specializations to the art and science of psychotherapy. We share in common an interest in integrating the theory and practice of mindfulness with Western approaches in psychotherapy.

We endeavor to uphold the highest ethical and legal standards, and do not condone or engage in discrimination of any kind. We work to provide effective and affordable mental health services in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can read more about our shared values here.

Recent posts

Awakening from the Enchantment of Distraction

Distraction seems to be a growing concern in our society. How is it affecting productivity? How does it interfere with individuals engaging in their own lives? What impact does it have on interpersonal relations? Are people actually feeling lonelier even... Read more »

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays... Read more »

The Importance of Radical Acceptance

For the last thirty years or so there have been a few threads of thought and supporting research that have been weaving a new perspective and approach to psychotherapy. New approaches to understanding and the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy... Read more »

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