J. S. Very



Pronouns: They/them/theirs or he/him/his


For a free 15-minute phone consultation or to schedule an appointment, contact me at 415.409.9105 or jsverytherapy@gmail.com.



I offer a creative approach that is tailored to you

When we encounter oppression based on our unique identities, we may experience a range of negative feelings about ourselves and those around us while we struggle to cope with life. When values, and beliefs are imposed upon us, it can be challenging to know who we are and want we want. I believe that you are the expert on your own life.  My goal is to help you discover and accept your authentic self. To support you in this process, I draw from existential, client-centered, feminist, queer, neurodiverse, and anti-oppressive perspectives. I also offer methods that are based in mindfulness, and art therapy. I am passionate about working as a therapist because I appreciate and celebrate human variation and complexity.

Training and Experience

J. S. Very has over six years of experience coaching and over three years of experience providing psychotherapy to LGBTQAI clients on issues related to sex, love, gender, intimacy, and career/creative projects.  They are currently writing their dissertation on the sexual empowerment of trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex people. They expect to complete their Ph.D. in Human Sexuality at California Institute of Integral Studies in 2018. They hold a Master of Counseling and Art Therapy from Adler University. JS specializes in polyamory/non-monogamy, BDSM, and alternative lifestyles.  For more information on JS Very, visit JSVeryTherapy.com

J. S. Very, Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern #80548; Supervised by Dino Di Donato, MFT #39831

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