Dr. Steiner's Psychotherapy Tools


If you found this website because you have lost your therapist and are looking for help, please be aware that this section is designed for use by licensed mental health professionals. The information on this website has been provided to help therapists better assist their clients and is not designed to address the needs of clients themselves.

As with all challenges that come up in therapy, it is best to discuss your concerns directly and openly with your therapist. If for some reason this is not possible, please contact your local mental health organization for advice and possible referral information. As always, if you are having a psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency room.

The following organizations may be able to provide referral information:

  • American Psychological Association (800) 374-2721,
  • American Psychiatric Association (703) 907-7300,
  • American Counseling Association (800) 347-6647,
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (858) 292-2638,
  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) +27 12 338 9300.


As mentioned above, this section was written for use by trained, licensed mental health providers.  The issues discussed are of a highly sensitive nature.  If you are interested in writing about this topic please feel free to contact Dr. Steiner directly. Please do not reproduce the information on this website for distribution or publication without the author's written consent.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this page is intended for educational purposes for licensed mental health providers.

YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT: An increasing number of therapists discourage sending confidential information over the Internet since the Patriot Act allows the reading of private emails.  Additionally there may be other issues with maintaining confidentiality via the Internet. To discuss Dr. Steiner's local psychotherapy services for adults, and consultation services, please send an email with your phone number, and a variety of times when it would be convenient for her to return your call.

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Last Updated: April 6, 2016