Sandy Steinman, MSSW

Sandy Steinman, MSSW

Psychotherapy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Sandy Steinman, MSSW is a psychotherapist in Berkeley, CA. He specializes in psychotherapy, counseling, and more.Read his story

1429 Acton St

Berkeley, CA 94702

Contact Information

(510) 526-9699

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Value Options
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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This content was provided by Sandy Steinman "Sandy Steinman L.C.S.W., CEAP Resume Professional Experience Private Practice: Psychotherapy, coaching, consultation and workshops 1981 to presentSan Francisco and East Bay Area Specialties: Recovery Issues (substance abuse, co-dependence, adult children of dysfunctional families, gambling, sexual addictions, later stage recovery issues) Stress Disorders (including post-traumatic, critical incident debriefing and occupational) Anxiety, Depression and Adjustment Disorders Relationship Counseling Anger Management Employee Assistance Counseling (assessment and referral, employee assistance counseling, crises intervention, formal and mandatory referrals, employee and management orientation and training, critical incident debriefing, wellness workshops) Substance Abuse Professional Life Coaching Treatment Philosophy: An eclectic approach integrating problem focused/solution oriented counseling, reality therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy life coaching, the twelve-step/disease model of addiction, and psycho-education Rehabilitation Therapist - Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment San Francisco, CAOctober 1978 - December 1980 Outpatient drug treatment program Conduct individual, family and group counseling Supervised practicum students and served as acting director in director's absence Community outreach and liaison Served on utilization review committee Alcoholism Inpatient Treatment Section Leader - Hyland Center, St. Anthony's Medical Center, St. Louis, MODecember 1976 - May 1978 Eighty-bed hospital based alcoholism treatment center Assisted in the development of the inpatient counseling portion of the treatment program Supervised clinical staff and program management Conducted groups, lectures and individual therapy Community and industrial outreach and liaison Substance Abuse Social Worker/Therapist - Alcohol and Drug Dependence Council of St. Clair CountyEast St. Louis IL September 1974 to September 1976 A comprehensive multimodality alcoholism and drug treatment program: outpatient, social setting detoxification, halfway house, police and courts diversion, and education/consultation. Coordinated outpatient education and police and courts (diversion) programs Conducted counseling with individuals, families, and groups Program development (methadone detoxification, outpatient polydrug treatment) Staff and student practicum supervision Professional and Community Affiliations Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Alameda County Probation Department's Committee on Domestic Violence Practicum Instructor - San Francisco State University, St. Louis University, Washington University, University of Southern Illinois - Edwardsville Board of Directors, Aid through Information on Drugs (A.I.D.) [youth counseling center] Licensure and Certifications Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California # LCS 7986 - 1980 Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) - Employee Assistance Professionals Association 1987 Diplomate in Clinical Social Work 1993 - National Association of Social Workers Qualified Clinical Social Worker 1993 - National Association of Social Workers "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Sandy Steinman "An active clinical style with solution-focused individualized action plans focused on practical goals and fast results. A variety of clinical approaches & techniques are used based on an individual 's or couple's specific issues and needs. I have extensive experience working with adults from a wide variety of social and cultural backgrounds. When appropriate, I encourage clients to use therapeutic homework, behavioral practice, support groups, & community resources."

17  Specialties

  • Psychotherapy
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Addiction Psychology
  • Alcoholism
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Men's Health Psychology
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Telemedicine

0  Board Certifications

Sandy Steinman does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Anger Management Worksheet
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Hofstra University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Dane County Mental Health and Madison Public Schools
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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