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SF Fidi — 220 Sansome

San Francisco Fidi — 220 Sansome

220 Sansome St.
Suite #400


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

Our Therapists

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Beth Krzyzkowski, LCSW

Beth Krzyzkowski, LCSW

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Beth is a bilingual (English and Spanish) Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

She is committed to providing safe, collaborative, client-centered therapy. Beth helps her clients increase their understanding of their own life history, heal painful life experiences, improve and deepen the quality of relationships, and locate ways to meet personal goals.

In her free time, Beth loves to travel, sample all types of food, and spend quality time with her family and friends.

Experience &
Education
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Private Practice
  • Clinical Supervisor and Outpatient Clinician at West Coast Children’s Clinic, Oakland, CA
  • Staff Clinician and Clinical Intern Supervisor at Youth Haven, Naples, FL
  • Master of Social Work from Florida Atlantic University
  • B.A. in Art History from Smith College
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St.

SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
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Allyson Knight, PhD

Allyson Knight, PhD

Clinical Director San Francisco


Bio

Allyson is the Clinical Director at the Two Chairs Sansome Clinic in San Francisco.

She decided early in life that she wanted to become a therapist. She has always believed in the power and importance of positive human relationships through understanding, compassion and encouragement. She values the need for self-reflection through vulnerability and self-exploration. Her treatment approach focuses on strength-based, solution-focused care. During treatment, she helps identify treatment goals and utilize personal strengths to help achieve them. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families. As a supervisor, it is important to help train and teach the next generation of therapists.

In her spare time, she enjoys baking, running and watching the Golden State Warriors.

Experience &
Education
  • Doctorate in Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University (formerly Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)
  • Pre-Doctoral Internship at Westcoast Children’s Clinic
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship UCSF, Child and Adolescent Services
  • 10 years experience in working with victims of complex trauma
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St.

SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
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Payton Somers, LPCC

Payton Somers, LPCC

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Payton is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

She is passionate about providing her clients with a strengths-based therapeutic approach that utilizes the relationship between therapist and client in order to bring about meaningful change. She is committed to empathically supporting her clients by healing trauma, increasing self awareness and harnessing their unique powers for positive change.

In her free time, Payton loves being active outdoors, cooking and spending time with loved ones.

Experience &
Education
  • Mental Health Counselor at KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
  • Therapist at Seneca Family of Agencies
  • Residential Counselor at Brooke Whitted Center, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
  • Therapist at Creative Life Counseling
  • Residential Counselor at Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
  • M.A. in Counseling at The Family Institute at Northwestern University
  • B.A. in Psychology and Spanish at Washington University in St. Louis
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St.

SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
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Baaba Hawthorne, LMFT

Baaba Hawthorne, LMFT

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Baaba is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco. She was drawn to the field of mental health witnessing the everyday struggles of individuals and families. In their struggles, she learned that mental health matters.

She has a connection to treating those who struggle with substance use, come from wounded families and attending to the trauma and various mental health issues that come from these various conditions. She also has an understanding of how cultural influences can play a part in our mental health. Her approach is a combination of both evidenced-based practices and establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship.

As a recent Northern California transplant, Baaba can be found traveling and exploring the various cities in the Bay Area.

Experience &
Education
  • Staff Therapist at Family Recovery Institute, San Rafael CA
  • Primary Therapist at Living at Reflections, Intensive Outpatient Program, Novato CA
  • Primary Therapist & Family Day Coordinator at Paradigm Treatment Centers, San Rafael CA
  • MFT Intern at Center for Individual and Family Counseling, North Hollywood CA
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at Pepperdine University, Malibu CA
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St.

SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
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Simay Gökbayrak, PhD

Simay Gökbayrak, PhD

Clinician San Francisco


Bio

Simay is a Clinician at Two Chairs in San Francisco.

She is dedicated to understanding and promoting the important relationships between lifestyle factors, mental health and physical health for improving overall well-being.

In her spare time, she loves to go on road trips with her dog and keep abreast of world affairs.

Experience &
Education
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, San Francisco VA Medical Center/University of California, San Francisco
  • Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow, San Francisco VA Medical Center
  • Clinical Psychology Intern, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Rhode Island
  • BA in Psychology, New York University
My Clinic
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St.

SF Fidi — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104
SF Fidi — 220 Sansome

Getting There

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 — 220 Sansome
220 Sansome St. Suite #400 94104