Sona Trivedi, LMFT

She/Her

Sona is the Clinical Director at Two Chairs in San Francisco and Oakland.

She has wanted to work in mental health for as long as she can remember and feels passionately about increasing access to quality care. She believes that empathy can be transformative and that all human beings have the capacity for growth and change. Sona's approach to therapy is integrative in that she tailors treatment to a client's individual needs, drawing from multiple theories and strategies. She strives to balance acceptance and change, creating a validating environment where clients can feel understood, while also helping to identify behaviors and patterns that might be leading to distress. Her style is warm, empathetic and collaborative.

Outside of work, Sona enjoys traveling, baking and exploring the Bay Area.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Relationships  
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Family of Origin
  • Depression
  • Anxiety  
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma
  • Communication
  • Addiction / Substance Use
  • Cultural Identity
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Humanistic/Transpersonal
  • Psychodynamic

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities

Sona Trivedi, LMFT

She/Her

Sona is the Clinical Director at Two Chairs in San Francisco and Oakland.

She has wanted to work in mental health for as long as she can remember and feels passionately about increasing access to quality care. She believes that empathy can be transformative and that all human beings have the capacity for growth and change. Sona's approach to therapy is integrative in that she tailors treatment to a client's individual needs, drawing from multiple theories and strategies. She strives to balance acceptance and change, creating a validating environment where clients can feel understood, while also helping to identify behaviors and patterns that might be leading to distress. Her style is warm, empathetic and collaborative.

Outside of work, Sona enjoys traveling, baking and exploring the Bay Area.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Relationships  
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Family of Origin
  • Depression
  • Anxiety  
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma
  • Communication
  • Addiction / Substance Use
  • Cultural Identity
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Humanistic/Transpersonal
  • Psychodynamic

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities
Education & Experience
  • 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

Location
San Francisco Fidi—Virtual Only
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