Member support resources - Child therapy

This list includes resources compiled by Community Support and GGMG members. If you are a GGMG member requiring extra support, please contact communitysupport@ggmg.org

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Individual Child Therapists

Karen Wolfe, MFT
Tel: (415)420-9459
Address: 3150 18th Street, Suite 255, San Francisco, CA 94110 - Mission
3704 Mt Diablo Blvd, Laffayette, CA 94549
Website: www.SFBayPlayTherapy.com
Sliding Scale Therapy
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – Limited 6pm and 7pm appts.
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in child and family play therapy (age range 3-12 years old) - Learning and sensory differences, ADHD & Autism therapy - social skills groups, and Hand in Hand Parenting.

Anne Diedrich, MFT
Tel: (415)673-7597
Address: 2772 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Lower Pacific Heights
Website: www.childandadulttherapy.com
Sliding Scale Therapy
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – Early Morning & Evening appts.
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in child therapy – (Birth to 15 years old) – interpersonal and relational therapy; psychodynamic psychotherapy, ADHD Therapy (no testing), Abuse Counseling - Mindfulness, MBCT

Melodie Del Rio, MFT
Tel: (415)710-8943
Address: 946 Irving Street, Suite E, San Francisco, CA 94122 – Inner Sunset
3195 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 - Laurel Heights
Website: http://sftherapyandcounseling.com/
Sliding Scale Therapy
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – Evenings until 8pm
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in child therapy ( 5 years old & up) – Psychoanalytic therapy, Psychodynamic therapy & attachment focus. Therapy only, does not provide testing for Autism or ADHD

SEESAW
Sabrina Gabel, Ph.D (Child Psychologist & Director)
Tel : 415 - 553 – 8070
Address: 600A Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 – Hayes Valley
Website : www.seesawsf.com
Fees are reduced for Psychologist Post-doctoral Fellows or Interns
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – Early Evening & Saturday Appts.
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in child therapy (3 to 16 years for therapy - 12 months to 16 years for consultation/play observation.) - Social Skills, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD/LD (Testing & Therapy), Giftedness, Sensory Processing, Mood Disorder, Learning Disorders - Tailored Parent Coaching, CBT, Play Therapy.

Andrea Samuels, Ph.D.
Tel: 510 - 847 - 4858
Address: 121 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 Inner Richmond
Website: http://drandreasamuels.com/
Sliding Scale Therapy
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – NO evenings or weekends available
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in child and adolescent therapy (3 & up) – ADHD testing & therapy, structural family therapy - CBT, Emotion-focused therapies (AEDP)

Janet Green, M.S., P.T.
Tel: 415 - 664 - 6061
Address: 4200 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94122 – Inner Sunset
Website : www.developmentalprogressions.com
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time - 1 week for emergency situations – Weekend Appts. Available
Does not accept insurance but will provide super bill for insurance
Specializes in Pediatric Physical Therapy and Neurology (from Birth to Young Adults) - Developmental challenges, diagnosis of Autism, ADHD & Sensory Processing Disorder.

San Francisco Family Practice
Kimberley Tompkins, PsyD
Laura Cayan, PsyD
Tel : 415 - 563 - 1033
Address: 2161 Union Street, Suite 5, San Francisco, CA 94123 - Cow Hollow
Website : www.sffamilypractice.com
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time
Does not accept insurance but will provide a super bill for insurance
Practice specializes in family-focused evidence-based psychotherapy for children, adolescents and their families (toddler to teen). ADHD Assessment, anxiety and mood related disorders as well as acute and chronic medical conditions. High risk behaviors (suicidal) - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Treatment (DBT) and mindfulness based therapies.

Kimberley Tompkins, PsyD
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF Medical Center
Tel: 415 - 353 - 7720
Address: 1545 Divisadero Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94143 – Lower Pacific H.
Website: www.osher.ucsf.edu
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time
All Major insurances accepted – patient to check coverage.
Specializes in family-focused evidence-based psychotherapy for children, adolescents and their families (toddler to teen). Incorporating mindfulness and practical skills. Sessions available (and occasional groups) on parenting challenging behaviors.

Speech Delays

Jennifer Katz, Inc.
Jennifer Katz, MS, CCC-SLP
Tel: 415 - 550 - 8255
Address: 1679 Church Str. (as of 10/1 901 Castro St), San Francisco, CA 94131 - Noe Valley
256 Laguna Honda Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94116 – Midtown Terrace
742 14th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 - Castro
650 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 – Hayes Valley
Website: www.katzspeech.com
GGMG Discount: 10% for current GGMG members
Sliding Scale Therapy
Accepts new patients with a 1-2 weeks lead time - Early morning, Evenings or Weekend appts. (Office, school & home visits also available)
In Network with all major insurances
Specializes in child speech language assessment and therapy (age 18 months & up) Speech therapy for Children with autism – Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish speaking therapists available.

Kimberly Christensen, M.S., CCC-SLP
Tel: 415 - 935 - 0412
Address: 2340 Irving Street, Suite 108 - San Francisco, CA 94122. - Outer Sunset
Website: www.sfspeechforkids.com
Sliding Scale Therapy – Limited
GGMG Member Discount for uninsured members - 10%
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time – Saturdays appts from 8:30-1:00
Accepts Insurance : Blue Shield PPO (including Covered California/Obamacare plans; excluding Blue Shield EPO plans)- Anthem PPO and EPO plans (including Covered California/Obamacare plans) - Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plans from any state
HealthNet PPO (prior authorization required) - Kaiser (requires referral through Kaiser’s system)
Specializes in child speech-language pathology (18 months & up) – speech and language testing, speech and language therapy, including for children with autism – Play Based Therapy

Erika Cardamone, SLP (Booked Until October 2015)
Tel : 415 - 494 - 7571
Address: In-home consultations
Website: www.thespeechies.com
Accepts new patients with a 2 week lead time - Evenings and Weekend Appts
Accepts Insurance : Partner with Blue Shield of CA
Specializes in child speech-language pathology (0 to 3 years old) – Feeding and swallowing training- PROMPT

Hospitals and Speciality Centers

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Address: 401 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 – Cole Valley
Tel : 415 – 476 - 7500
Website:
http://www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/clinics/child_and_adolescent_outpatient_psychiatry/
Accepts new patients with a month lead time – Emergency Care Available Sooner
Accepts all major insurances – Coverage to be determined
Specializes in consultation, evaluation and treatment for children and teens with emotional, psychological and cognitive problems

UCSF's Children's Center at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
Address : 1975 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158 – SOMA
TEL: 415 – 476 - 9000
Website: http://psych.ucsf.edu/lpphc/cas
Accepts all major insurances – Coverage to be determined
Accepts new patients with a 1 month lead time - Emergency Care Available Sooner
Specializes in child therapy: Autism and other forms of pervasive developmental disorder, affective disorder such as depression and mania, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and Tourette's and tic disorders, suicidal thoughts.

CPMC Kalmanovitz Child Development Center
Address : 1625 Van Ness, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107 – Pacific Heights
Tel. 415-600-6200
Website: http://www.cpmc.org/advanced/pediatrics/services/child_development.html
Accepts all major insurance
Accepts new patients with a 1 month lead time - Emergency Care Available Sooner
Specializes in: Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics, Early Intervention/Parent Infant Program, Educational Therapy, Learning Assessments, Psychology / Psychiatry, Speech Therapy

Updated August 2015