"One generation plants the tree, another gets the shade"

 

Gina Kramer, MFTGina Kramer, MFT

Therapy for Children, Adolescents and Adults

Contact Gina
707.334.4704
Offices in Napa, California

Gina is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in work with children, adolescents, individuals, and families. In addition to her non-profit work, she also maintains private practices in both Napa & Vallejo, California. 

With over 15 years experience in the field, and as a graduate of the University of San Francisco specializing in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are Infant-Child Mental Health with children 0-5, school-age children, and adolescents. She holds a Post-Graduate Certificate from the University of Massachussetts Boston's Infant-Parent Mental Health Program. She is trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy and can provide parent coaching utilizing these techniques. Further, she is certified to administer a wide battery of developmental assessments for children 0-5 which can be essential in addressing the needs of a developing child. Gina also incorporates the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and clinical BioFeedback in order to support clients in making progress. 

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Gina has provided numerous training/workshops for clinicians, teachers and parents. She has presented on the topics such as positive parenting, attachment & bonding, effects of trauma on young children, development, assessing the parent-child relationship, utilizing developmental assessments in practice, and improving communication techniques within a family. 

Gina is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

When working with children & adolescents, Gina believes that the most important person in a child's life is you, the parent/caregiver! She sees the partnership that is formed between the therapist and parent/caregiver as an integral part of work. Gina keeps parents involved throughout treatment, providing feedback on how their child is progressing and providing tools to support parenting efforts outside the therapy hour.