Adults - Behavioral Health
Robin Criner, M.A.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
CA License 16579
Robin has been working in the field for over 25 years. She works with adults to address depression, anxiety and stress. Robin works with her clients to identify their goals and values, then together, they collaborate to achieve the client's goals. In addition to treating mood and anxiety disorders, Robin has a specialty focus in behavioral health - the integration of mental and physical health. She works with clients to help them adjust to physical changes in their bodies due to age or medical conditions and helps clients work through the emotional aspects of their medical conditions. In particular, Robin is experienced in helping her clients work through grief. She also is highly skilled at helping caregivers and family members cope with ill loved ones. Robin’s work draws heavily from Cognitive Behavioral and solution-focused therapies as well as Motivational Interviewing and mindfulness techniques.
Robin has a specialty focus working with families who are using assisted reproductive technologies to build their families. She provides gestational carrier and donor evaluations as well as consultations and ongoing therapy services for intended parents.
Life has many challenges and my goals is to provide a safe, compassionate environment where adults, couples, seniors, and those in life transition can express themselves and, as a result, grow and obtain self-awareness and skills to meet challenges with confidence. - Robin