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Eileen Kinney Lindgren, LMFT

Eileen Kinney Lindgren, LMFT

Counselor: Children, Adolescents, Parenting, Adults

Eileen gets that our primary relationships form the blueprint for relationships throughout our lives. That is why she is passionate about early support for children and adolescents and for helping parents show up as their best selves during this critical developmental time. As a mother herself, she especially enjoys bringing a loving and curious perspective to areas in the parent-child relationship that may feel stuck or particularly difficult. Experiencing even tiny shifts in these relational dynamics can bring more connectivity and regulation to the child’s most important relationship, which can positively affect development. Eileen’s calm, authentic presence helps clients feel safe and together they explore issues and identify roadblocks that can get in the way of realizing one’s full potential. Whether it is through play therapy, sandtray, and creative expression with children, or mindful talk therapy with adolescents and adults, Eileen works collaboratively and at the client’s own pace. Her interdisciplinary approach draws on attachment theory, interpersonal neurobiology, mindfulness, strengths-based approaches, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and body-based work.

Areas of Specialty

Educational Background

Colby College (Political Science and East Asian Studies); Cornell University (Masters in Business Administration); Sofia University/Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Masters in Counseling Psychology).

Why Therapy?

I started my own therapeutic journey in hopes of creating a loving and connected environment for my growing family. I knew I had some obstacles to work through to make that possible. I found the process to be so personally transformational that I decided to make it my life’s work. Now my days bring me joy as I watch others do the same.

Professional Motivation

Hearing about people’s stories and journeys in life. Helping people achieve in their lives.

Hobbies

Yoga, hiking, backpacking, road biking, cooking and spending time with my family and new puppy.

Previous Occupations

My first career was in global high tech marketing. After having kids, I launched my second career as a therapist and worked in elementary and high schools in Palo Alto, CA. I also spent several years as a Youth and Family Grief Counselor and Bereavement Camp Counselor for Kara, an organization that supports children, adolescents, and adults working through grief.

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Client testimonials

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