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SF Fidi — 244 California

San Francisco Fidi — 244 California

244 California St.
Suite #300


About
Serving and supporting all identities through supportive, unbiased, and non-judgmental spaces.
Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
Services
Individual Therapy

Our Therapists

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Nassim Bickham, LMFT

Nassim Bickham, LMFT

Clinical Director San Francisco


Bio

Nassim is the Clinical Director at the Two Chairs 244 California Clinic in San Francisco.

Nassim is dedicated to using psychotherapy treatments proven to work. She takes an active approach to help recognize barriers and equip you with the right tools to reach your therapeutic goals. Together, you will collaborate to improve and optimize your strengths in the context of a warm working relationship.

In her spare time, Nassim enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with family and her dog, Hemingway.

Experience &
Education
  • B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley
  • M.M.F.T. in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA
  • Trainee/Intern (Associate) at The Maple Center, Beverly Hills CA
  • Clinical Services Manager at YMCA, San Francisco CA
  • Senior Therapist at LYRA Health, Burlingame CA
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St.

SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104
SF Fidi — 244 California
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Christie Cotcher, LMFT

Christie Cotcher, LMFT

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Christie is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

She is passionate about providing culturally-sensitive, collaborative and empathetic care to help individuals work towards enhanced meaning, empowerment and fulfillment. Christie believes that genuine connections are a vital component of well-being and feels passionate about advocating for clients' access to quality mental health care. She helps clients to achieve their goals by developing self-awareness and mindfulness skills and discovering innate strengths and capabilities that foster self-esteem.

Outside of work, she enjoys dancing, exploring new places and cuisines, and staying current with recent events.

Experience &
Education
  • Clinician self-care trainer
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Mind to Mindful, Pleasanton CA
  • Mental Health Clinician Intern at Alternative Family Services, Oakland CA
  • Therapist I Intern at Nevada County Children's Behavioral Health, Grass Valley CA
  • Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Anew Day Private Practice, Nevada City CA
  • Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee at Downing Clinic Counseling and Educational Psychology Program, Reno NV
  • M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling at University of Nevada Reno
  • B.A. In Psychology at University of California Davis
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St.

SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104
SF Fidi — 244 California
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Jenica Ottero, PsyD

Jenica Ottero, PsyD

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Jenica is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

Jenica believes everyone is capable of change and strives to help individuals realize where they may have become stuck. She collaboratively uses evidenced-based treatments to identify unhelpful patterns and redefine old values in order to live a more authentic and rewarding life.

In her spare time, she enjoys stand up comedy, live music, thrifting, and gathering over great food.

Experience &
Education
  • Trauma Treatment Coordinator & Acting Chief Psychologist, FCI Dublin, Federal Bureau Prisons, Dublin CA
  • Staff Psychologist & LGBTQ+ Program Manager, FCI Seagoville, Federal Bureau Prisons, Seagoville TX
  • Pre-doctoral Intern, FMC Carswell, Federal Bureau Prisons, Carswell TX
  • PsyD in Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago IL
  • BA in Psychology, Gonzaga University, Spokane WA
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St.

SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104
SF Fidi — 244 California
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Irmak Basaran, LPCC

Irmak Basaran, LPCC

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Irmak is an English-Turkish Bilingual Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

With compassion and genuine empathy, Irmak utilizes culturally sensitive therapeutic techniques tailored to each individual’s needs as she helps her clients enhance their strengths, improve their mind-body connection and re-establish a balanced, happy life.

For leisure, Irmak enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, wine and food tasting and quality time with her family, friends and furry babies.

Experience &
Education
  • B.A. in Sociology from Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
  • M.A. in Clinical Counseling from California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco CA
  • Clinical Counselor Trainee at South Berkeley Senior Center, Berkeley CA
  • Clinical Counselor Trainee at San Francisco Drug Court Treatment Center, San Francisco CA
  • Intern Clinician at West County Child, Adolescent, and Family Services, Richmond CA
  • Intern Clinician at Valley Community Counseling Services, Tracy CA
  • Mental Health Clinician at Alternative Family Services, Oakland CA
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St.

SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104
SF Fidi — 244 California
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Kristel Read, LMFT

Kristel Read, LMFT

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Kristel is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

Kristel is honored to work with people from all walks of life on their inspiring journeys of growth and change. She believes that humans are resilient and adaptive, and passionately supports them in their work toward enhanced well-being.

Outside of work, Kristel loves traveling, being outdoors, searching for delicious food throughout San Francisco and spending quality time with loved ones.

Experience &
Education
  • LMFT Lead Therapist & Staff Counselor at The Centre for Neuro Skills, Emeryville CA
  • LMFT in Private Practice, San Francisco CA
  • MFT Intern at Claremont Unified School District, Claremont CA
  • MFT Intern at Cucamonga Counseling-Private Practice, Rancho Cucamonga CA
  • MFT Intern at Acceptance Counseling Services Incorporated-Private Practice, Upland CA
  • M.S. in Clinical Counseling, California State University, San Bernardino CA
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, University of Idaho, ID
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St.

SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104
SF Fidi — 244 California

Getting There

Please note: Our 244 California is located across the street from one of our other Fidi locations, 311 California. Please reference your pre-consult e-mail to confirm the location of your appointment.

BART

  • We're a 5-minute walk from both Embarcadero and Montgomery Street BART stations.

Muni

  • Lines J, K, L, M, N, T at Embarcadero.
  • 1 California
  • 3 Jackson
  • 12 Folsom/Pacific
  • 30X Marina Express
  • 41 Union

Parking

  • There are a few parking garages close to the clinic—235 Pine St Parking Garage, SP+ Parking on California, and The Shell Building Garage on Battery.
SF Fidi — 244 California
244 California St. Suite #300 94104