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Marina Soto, LCSW
I strive to remain curious, compassionate, and culturally attuned to address the challenges you are facing.

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Marina Soto, LCSW

Location

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CA

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Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based, Relational

Therapy Style

My approach in treatment is collaborative and supportive. I utilize an integrative approach to therapy. I frequently utilize techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Solution Focused Therapy and more.

Throughout the course of therapy, I will focus on your individual needs, the therapeutic relationship, and identifying various techniques to support you.

As a person of color, I will bring in a bicultural perspective to therapy. I strive to remain curious, compassionate, and culturally attuned to address the challenges you are facing.

My clinical interests include perinatal mental health, depression, anxiety, trauma, problems related to immigration, and intergenerational conflicts.

Education

MSW - Social Work, Columbia University

License Number and State

CA 88542

Pronouns

she/her

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy traveling, hiking, and spending time with my loved ones.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

My daily ritual is going for a walk, hike, or a strength training session. Movement helps me take care of my mental, emotional, and physical well-being.

What book have you read more than once?

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. I love this book because of the powerful storytelling. It's emotional and beautiful.

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