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I am a 62 year old divorced man living in the SF Bay area,

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I am a 62 year old divorced man living in the SF Bay area, California.
What is the best way to search for a relationship therapist in this area, and how do I
find some financial support that is not provided by insurance?

I have been single for 15 years and do not wish to make all the same mistakes I made
in my previously married life, but I am interested in establishing a healthy relationship in
the future. I am not actively looking, but am confident that I can meet ladies.
My concern is my inherent nature may attract me to unhealthy relationships.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Dr Rossi replied 3 years ago.

Hi,

 

To find a therapist not covered by insurance, you may want to phone the United Way toll free #211 and ask for the community mental health centers in your area. They serve individuals w/o commercial insurance. There is also free online support groups.

Another option would be to see counselors affiliated with churches as they may have a sliding scale.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
My question was specific concerning the area that I live.
As far as I know, there are very few "commercial insurances" that cover relationship
therapy. I am not a member of a church and am not disfunctional nor bothered
by apparent neurosis. I was hoping to get specific information regarding qualified
therapists in the area.
Is the primary way one can find a therapist through personal recommendation
from a friend or acquaintance?
I am sure community service therapists often have their hands full and unless I am
disfunctional or self destructive, I fear I will not get the help I am looking for.

The fact that there are free online support groups was definitely helpful.
Thank you for that
Expert:  Cathy replied 3 years ago.

Hi JA Customer and since Dr. Rossi has opted out of your question, I would like to recommend a therapist who practices in San Fransisco Bay area.

 

Dr. Seth Prosterman has a great reputation and has been practicing for over 25 years. His specialty is relationships and you can reach him at his office. The phone number for Dr. Prosterman is(NNN) NNN-NNNN

 

I hope this helps and very best wishes to you.

Cathy

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