Jana Morgan has several specialties. She provides treatment for people who experience symptoms associated with extremes states in their being. Sometimes a historic or current diagnosis of mood disorder with psychotic features, schizoaffective disorder and associated symptoms, background of schizophrenia, as well as mind experiences and drug related psychosis are known to the client. She also helps people struggling with mood fluctuations such as depression and anxiety and bipolar states - often due to circumstantial life events and trauma. Dual diagnosis clients welcome depending on stages of recovery.
Her practice brings together a deep caring for the human condition, philosophical interests in peoples' stories and lives as they relate to family life, joys, loss, trauma, grief, exhaltation, growth and keen observation of self and others. Attention is paid to the ongoing rebuilding of a narrative which allows for a new cohesion and life purpose.
There are many important conversations to be had in this life.
The specific treatment offered is individualized and based upon each person's preferences and issues.
On-going rapport with treating psychiatrist is possible and sometimes indicated.
Licensed therapist in the state of California by the BBS. LCSW designates Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jana has 20 years plus experience of working in the field of mental health; outpatient clinics, inpatient psychiatry, addictions, individual and group treatment - in the Bay Area and Ontario-Quebec, Canada. She works with people across all ages.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & TRAINING
ISPS (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis)
Extensive training, study and on-going dialogue with similar minded professionals within ISPS.
AGPA American Group Psychotherapy Association and its local affiliate, NCGPS - Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society
Jana Morgan's involvement and ongoing group therapy and individual training speak to her optimism about the healing power of present day relationships. She utilizes a relational model across the client's life span as well as treatment being developmentally and psycho-dynamically informed.
McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
MSW Masters of Social Work
New York City and off-site in northern California
Louis Ormont Group Psychoanalytic Training Program
"......the more withered the reality...the more gigantic the dream...."
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