Elena Makarova-Kudelin, LMFT

How I Help

My  science-base approach is compassionate, genuine, and kind. For her clients, Elena always strives to offer a comprehensive assessment, empathic communication, and specific feedback, which serves one basic goal - to restore your emotional vitality and well-being within the effective time frame.

Specializations: 

Depression

Anxiety

Trauma

Stress regulation

Couples therapy

Additional Specializations

Children and teens depression, anxiety, and school-related behaviors due to ADHD, ASD, and learning disorders that require professional advice at this time. Elena has extensive school-based work, serving children years 6-17 and adolescents for 6 years. 

Treatment Modalities:

DBT, EMDR, and psychodynamic approaches that are rigorously tested and found to be useful for successful treatment outcomes. 

Certifications:
  • Certificate of completion, Parnell Institute for EMDR, San Rafael, 2020

  • Certificate of completion, Access Institute for Psychological Services, SF, 2007-2009 (evidence-based practices in psychotherapy.)

  • Certificate of completion, SFCP, at Stanford, 2010.