Kathryn  Gooden Gonzales

Kathryn Gooden Gonzales

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California Accepting Online

10 minute telephone consultation accepted upon voicemail request for Monday appointments.

Updated October 19, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Women

Professional statement

Ms. Gooden Gonzales is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in Sacramento, CA, have been a strong advocate for, and have helped hundreds of children, teenagers, adults, couples and families. Through her work and training, her patient's reported gaining self-awareness, an increase in their positive perceptions of themselves, and new strategies in breaking unhealthy cycles of the past that interfere with their ability to adequately function in the present.

Ms. Gooden Gonzales approach stem in the applied application of Strength-Based, Cognitive-Behavioral, Brief Supportive Therapy, and Integrative therapy for those who have experiences grief trauma, loss, life transitions, single mother strife's, communication and relationship issues. Ms. Gooden Gonzales works from the belief person is beyond enriching their lives, and obtaining their goals.

Ms. Gooden Gonzales understand that it is not uncommon for people to avoid taking on their obstacles to healing, but through her patient guidance, Ms. Gooden Gonzales has shown to have a great passion in being a part of the strength-based healing process. Ms. Gooden Gonzales' strength is in providing the necessary encouragement, education that creates positive change, and community resources to those who are struggling.

Ms. Gooden Gonzales's first priority in starting with a new patient is building a trusting rapport for the purposes of establishing safety, conjoint partnership in the therapeutic process, and heard. Please remember you've got this!!


Message to clients

It is pivotal to know that you are the expert of you, there are things that may not make internal sense. Understand having someone to talk to someone for fifty minutes allows you to make sense of what you already know in a safe non-judgmental space with me. You've got this!!


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Women - Coping with stressor in being a single parent, focusing on self, and low self-esteem.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Kathryn Gooden Gonzales is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (50min)
  • Initial session: $135 (90min)
  • Couples sessions: $140 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $140 (60min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Check
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
Therapist's note

I am currently accepting private pay only at this time. I also accept CashApp.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am- 4:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-10:00am
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Kathryn Gooden Gonzales, LMFT, 2015 - Present
CommuniCare Health Center, LMFT, 2015 - 2017
EMQ FamiliesFirst, Clinician, 1997 - 2015

University of San Francisco, Master of Art Emphasis in Counseling Psychology, 2011
University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Bachelor of Art Psychology, 1996
Belleville Area College, Associate of Arts , 1992


Licensure

California: 50239


Languages

English