Kalene Khan (she/her)

LMFT

Hi! I'm Kalene. I'm a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and I offer online group therapy for people all over the state of California.

Marriage & Family Therapist

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  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

I work with people who are struggling with a harsh inner critic, and who are carrying a lot of self doubt, anxiety, grief, and shame. They find it easy to show compassion for others, but struggle with self compassion. They often fall into perfectionism, overthinking, and people-pleasing. I help people to slow down, and practice a greater balance between caring for others and caring for themselves through the power of meaningful, therapeutic group connections.

My Background and Approach

I received my Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Chico. I currently have over seven years of professional experience under my belt, working in community programs, partial hospitalization programs, and in my own private practice. I believe improving mental health is both an art and a science. I’ve studied expressive arts techniques to help people work through emotions in a way that words cannot. I also regularly take trainings on mindfulness and neuropsychology to help people better understand their mind’s inner workings and take practical steps toward improving mental health and relationships. In terms of theoretical approaches, my favorites are Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I absolutely LOVE leading groups. Behind the scenes, I'm consistently honing in on my interests and strengths as a therapist so I can give the best to my groups.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I'm a long-time believer in the importance of attending to mental and emotional health for all–not just for those with a diagnosis, and not just for people feeling like they’ve hit rock bottom. This is, after all, HEALTH. I think anyone and everyone can benefit from learning how to exercise regular self care, self compassion, healthy boundaries, and effective communication. I know that connecting and truly resonating with other human beings is essential for maintaining a sense of inner equilibrium, and that's why I built my practice around connecting people with each other. I aim to build a sense of safety in my groups so that people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and religious backgrounds can feel welcome. My work is trauma informed, and takes societal, cultural, and systemic influences on mental health seriously. 'Shopping’ around for a therapist you can truly connect with is key, so if I sound like your kind of person, I hope to hear from you!

At A Glance

  • Experience: 9 years of practice
  • Rate: $45 - 150/session

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