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Richard Kastanias, LMFT

Therapist

"You can expect a therapist who loves connecting with people. Over the past 40 years, I have had the honor of helping people grow and it has never been short of a joy to witness."

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HELLO!

You can expect a therapist who loves connecting with people. Over the past 40 years, I have had the honor of helping people grow and it has never been short of a joy to witness.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Mindfulness
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Thought Field Therapy
  • Individual, couple, and family therapy

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

BIO

Richard Kastanias, LMFT is a licensed clinical therapist and has been in the field of psychotherapy since 1980 upon receiving his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in psychology from Southern Oregon State University. After earning his marriage and family counseling license in 1994, Richard deepened his experienced by working for a non profit and Kaiser Permanente until started practicing with Achieve Medical Center.

These days, he focuses on providing individual, couple, and family therapy. His practice is heavily influenced by utilizing mindfulness a 2,500 year old Zen technique. After forty years of practicing, Richard still loves being a therapist and connecting with people.  He has had the honor of witnessing a person’s process of transformative growth many times, which has been highly gratifying.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Richard Kastanias is a licensed clinical therapist and has been in the field of psychotherapy since 1980. After earning his marriage and family counseling license in 1994, Richard deepened his experienced by working for a non profit and Kaiser Permanente until started practicing with Achieve Medical Center.

Education

  • Masters of Science, Counseling Psychology – San Diego State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology – Southern Oregon State University
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Awards

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples (externship with technique founder, Susan Johnson, PhD)
  • Participant in the “Taft Project”
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Affiliations

  • Achieve Medical Center