ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
I currently do not take insurance, but I do provide documentation for you to send to your insurance company.
License: PSY 22041
I PRACTICE IN
AND WORK WITH
Children (12 and under)
Teens (13 - 18)
ON THESE ISSUES
Coping Skills, Existential Crisis, LGBTQ, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Relationships, Sex Therapy, Spirituality, Sports Psychology
ADHD, Aging, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphia, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Energetic Medicine, Gender Identity, Grief, Loneliness, Panic Attacks, PTSD, Self Harm, Social Anxiety, Substance Abuse
My approach is relationally oriented and solution focused. Therapy is based on a wellness model that supports the underlying healthy self, while working to unravel faulty beliefs that prevent people from living their best lives.
APPROACH & MORE ABOUT ME
Dr. Amy Vail incorporates her extensive training and experience into her work with clients. Her approach to therapy includes Transpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Object Relations Therapy, Control Mastery Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Dr. Vail’s interests include spiritual development, intuitive awareness, experiential learning, and wilderness therapy. Dr. Vail is a Reiki Master and a Conscious Healing Practitioner. She incorporates intuition and energetic medicine in her practice.
Dr. Vail recognized that all people are different and therefore have different therapeutic needs. She tailors her approach to the individual client, and their needs. She works collaboratively with other health care providers, and strives to provide her patients with the best care possible.
For more information about Dr. Amy Vail and the theories that inform her work, please find her web page at www.dramyvail.com.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
American Institute of Medical Education (AIMED)
The Creativity & Madness conference seminars
Tahoe Forest Hospital District
Gene Upshaw Memorial Cancer Center
Squaw Valley Academy
Lake Tahoe Prep
Pre Doctoral Internship
University of California Davis Medical Center
Graduate School Internships
La Familia- Community Counseling Center
National Institute for Art and Disabilities
Suicide Prevention of Alameda County
San Francisco Sex Information
The Center- Community Counseling Center
Amador High School Counselor
Doctor of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
Masters of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
Batchelor of Art, San Diego State University
MAIN THERAPY TYPES
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Biofeedback, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Couples Counseling, Developmental Psychology, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Marriage Counseling, Process Oriented Psychology, Psychodynamic Therapy, Sex Therapy