Barton Shulman (he/him/his)

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Helping you grow, change, and live the life you want. I work with you to find your true, best self.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in San Francisco, CA

About My Clients

Many of us reach out when we feel the need for support, or help working through challenging times. Sometimes we face challenges we think are too difficult to manage alone. I believe in taking a strength-based, client-centered approach to psychotherapy, working with you to help you grow toward your best self. The familiar ways you have of dealing with life's complications may not be working; together we can work to identify new positive means of change.

My Background and Approach

I am a National Board-Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC), Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and Board-Certified TeleMental Health Practititioner (BC-TMH). I work with people seeking personal insight, relief from anxiety or depression, and a variety of mental health concerns. I also work with couples and other relationships. I have many years of experience with the LGBTQ+ community, and I often present on topics of cultural humility, gender, and other topics. My therapy style is integrative, working with each client to create a treatment plan that fits their specific needs. Generally, I combine a strong client-centered/person-centered (Rogerian) orientation with psychodynamic work. I have experience with CBT and ACT techniques, and work with substance use issues from a harm-reduction perspective. I also incorporate elements of narrative, feminist, and interpersonal therapy.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

It is important to me that everyone has access to mental health services, and I have a history of many years working at a community mental health clinic serving traditionally under-resourced populations. I reserve a limited number of low-fee appointments, and work with other agencies and services to refer clients who may not be able to afford private therapy. I strongly believe that each of us is trying — hard — to grow into our best self. Often, we just don't have the tools or the perspective to see what is getting in our way. I see my work as providing a space to look at what obstacles are keeping you from the life you want to live, and accompany you along the path to get there.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Wicca/Paganism

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $195 - 265/session


415-569-6304 Email Barton
4200 18th St
Suite 104
San Francisco, CA 94114

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