Interview with Natasha Collins, Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco, CA

Natasha Collins MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco, CA

BIO: Natasha Collins is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in San Francisco, CA.  She’s also a program manager and clinician at Seneca Center – a renowned community based mental health center in Oakland, CA.  Natasha has expertise working with youth as well as adults.  Her approach is most informed by cognitive behavioral, solution focused and interpersonal therapy techniques.  Natasha earned her MA in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and did her undergraduate work at Xavier University.  Natasha is an active member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  For more information, please visit her website:

Sections in this interview:

1.) You have worked for Seneca Center, a real leader and innovator in the field of mental health for children and families in Northern California.  Can you talk about what Seneca does, as well as your role there?

2.) You also provide clinical supervision to therapists in training; can you share what it’s been like to do that?

3.) At Seneca center, you’re working with youth who have gone through some really tough times; they’re often referred to as at-risk youth.  Can you talk about the types of struggles these young people are facing?

4.) What are the strategies you have used to help young people and their families?

5.) You have had the unique experience of working as a psychological consultant to military members and their families. What did you do in that role?

6.) Can you share a success story that you are particularly proud of?

7.) What are the primary treatment approaches you use and how do they help clients?

8.) What do you believe are the most important factors that contribute to healing and change?

9.) What do you consider your strengths as a therapist?

10.) Can you describe your “ideal client” for your private therapy practice?

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