Vipassana Therapists Directory

David Max, PhD
Sex: Male; PSY12368
3120 Telegraph Ave. # 12, Berkeley 94705
355A Castro St.., San Francisco 94114
(510) 428-1671

davidmax.org
Fee scale: $90. - $240.

DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL PRACTICE

Brief solution-focused and longer-term psychotherapy emphasizing a safe

and effective therapeutic relationship.

Individuals: Overcoming depression, anxiety, stress, grief, and problematic

patterns in work and relationships. Live more with a sense of inner strength

Couples: Develop and sustain healthy relationships by improving

communication, resolving conflicts, removing barriers to intimacy and

changing destructive relationship patterns.

Families: Develop effective parenting skills aimed at managing problem

behaviors, improving communication and creating a supportive relationship

with children and adolescents.

Meditators: Support and guidance in integrating insights and openings that

come through practice. Help in loosening the grip of conditioned personality

dynamics to facilitate living more fully from a place of awareness and presence.

VIPASSANA/MEDITATION BACKGROUND

35 + years Vipassana practice.

RELEVANT CLINICAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

PhD in Clinical Psychology. Varied/Integrated clinical training including:

Psychodynamic, Cognitive/Behavioral, Family Systems, Somatic, Hakomi, and

Narrative Therapy.

Student of Adyashanti and of Hameed Ali (A.H. Almaas) and the Ridhwan

School for Spiritual Development.

Hypnotherapy for habit control, stress reduction and improved performance.

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing): brief therapy

techniques for the relief of symptoms caused by traumatic life experiences.