Counseling network

To supplement the advice offered in La Chaise Longue, the Counseling Network is a referral service for our visitors in need of one-on-one counseling. We provide the information needed to make an informed choice of a counselor based on factors such as specialty, geographical location and price.

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Michael Mesmer, MFT
Area of Expertise

Michael Mesmer works with issues of domestic violence, grief and loss, relationship and phase-of-life challenges, teenage concerns and parenting skills.

Therapeutic approach

Michael is familiar with several therapeutic approaches, including brief, holistic, transpersonal, narrative, and body-oriented therapies.

Counseling format

Michael offers face to face psychotherapy in San Rafael, CA, as well as online or email counseling for individuals, families, couples and teens. He also leads drum workshops, empowerment and domestic violence groups.


Marriage & Family Therapist (CA) Lic. 36859
MA 1995 JFK University
BA 1974 Fairleigh Dickinson University
Certified Grief Counselor (1995)
Certified Crisis / Suicide Prevention (1996)

Samples of work Feeling guilty about friend's suicide
Is cutting illegal?
Raped by husband
Married wrong woman
Love not returned
WWW site Therapy Alternatives for Body, Mind & Spirit
Site description Information and resources for clients.
Phone number 415-601-7497
Address 1299 4th Street, #509
San Rafael, CA 94901
Price card $100.00 per hour (sliding scale to $50).
Method of payment Cash or check.

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