Request Appointment

“It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taughtabout myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”  James Baldwin 

R O G E R S   F A M I L Y   T H E R A P Y 

It's finally all about You, Your Self & Why. From your point of you.

T i m o t h y  R o g e r s , M A, L M F T

L i c e n s e d  M a r r i a g e  &  F a m i l y  T h e r a p i s t  mfc#101500

"Effective Therapy must be a priority.  Everything else is Affective by it. "  - me

-----

"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change"

- Carl Rogers

NO IN -OFFICE SESSIONS AS OF MARCH 25, 2020 DUE TO UPDATED BUILDING RESTRICTIONS. 

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA FACETIME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Coronavirus pandemic STATEMENT

(vii) ​Essential Activities Exempt​. Certain business operations and activities are exempt from the provisions of this Order, on the grounds that they provide services that are recognized to be critical to the health and well-being of the City. These include:

--->

(a) All healthcare operations, including hospitals, clinics, dentists, pharmacies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical and scientific research, laboratories, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare services providers, veterinary care providers, mental health providers, physical therapists and chiropractors, cannabis dispensaries, or any related and/or ancillary healthcare services, manufacturers and suppliers. Healthcare operations does not include fitness and exercise gyms and similar facilities.


Telehealth is a recognized method of offering treatment services via information and communication technologies, such as videoconferencing or telephone. If you work in a hospital, clinic, or other setting, check with your employer to see if telehealth is an option. If you work for your own practice, you may consider telehealth as an alternative method of rendering services. Read CAMFT’s article on California’s laws and regulations for telehealth. If you take insurance, it is recommended that you check with the patient’s plans and your managed care contracts on reimbursement policies for telehealth services.


TIM IS OFFERING VIDEO SESSIONS DURING THIS TIME IF POTENTIAL OR CURRENT CLIENTS WOULD LIKE. A TELE-THERAPY FORM MUST BE SIGNED PRIOR TO THE SESSION

HISTORY OF INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

The term “psychotherapy” comes from the Greek words for soul and healing. Ancient Greeks may have been the first to view mental health issues as physical and mental conditions. At the time, some other cultures understood them as the result of demonic possession. Still, the Greeks' understanding of mental health issues was limited. They did recognize the benefits of using encouraging words when speaking to people with mental health issues. But, they also had many false beliefs about mental health. For example, they thought only women experienced hysteria. The also believed bathing was an effective treatment for people with depression.

--

Treatment for severe mental health conditions was often harsh and inhumane until reformers worked for better conditions during the 18th century. In 1773, the first asylum in North America was founded. By the end of the 19th century, most American towns had an asylum. However, individuals admitted to an asylum rarely left the facility. This led to a steadily increasing population of institutionalized people. It was not uncommon for care at asylums to include the use of restraints and violent t