Seyma Calihman, MSSW

Seyma Calihman, MSSW

Psychotherapy  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 74
Seyma Calihman, MSSW is a psychotherapist in Austin, TX. She specializes in psychotherapy, hypnosis, and more.Read her story

605 Baylor St

Austin, TX 78703

Contact Information

(512) 474-9020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthcare Benefits of Texas
  • Value Options

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Seyma Calihman's bio

This content was provided by Seyma Calihman "I was and raised and educated in New York City and taught Chemistry for several years before deciding to become a psychotherapist. I received my Social Work degree from The University of Texas Graduate School of Social Work at Arlington. Soon after arriving in Texas, I met the Texas who stole my heart and still has it. We live outside of Austin-proper with a succession of rescue dog-pairs, who travel with us everywhere. I am an enthusiastic gardener and make beaded jewelry. I have loved minerals since childhood. I also love books and good friends. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Seyma Calihman "More than 40 years of study and practice allow me to help you define and accomplish your goals in a timely manner. To this end, I am an active part of our conversation. I am interested in changes that improve the present and future in recognizable ways. Whenever relevant, I help you explore historical events that have an impact on present feelings and relationships. It is possible to heal early abuse and neglect.

Married almost 40 years, I have learned a great deal about nurturing the good in relationships to keep them alive, meeting inevitable difficulties with resolve and creativity, and using problems as motivation to create a path to deep healing for the couple and the individual. To paraphrase Jack Nicholson, love can make you want to be a better person.

Occasionally I work with an individual or a couple in a relationship beyond repair. If a client decides to end a relationship, we work toward an ending that is respectful of everyone involved. "

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4  Specialties

  • Psychotherapy
  • Couples Counseling
  • Hypnosis
  • Sex Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Seyma Calihman does not have any board certifications listed.

15  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Neglect
  • Panic Attack
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Stress

6  Procedures

  • Couples Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Individual Therapy
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Ccny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • Ma At CUNY
    Other Education | Completed 1970
  • Mssw At The University Of Texas Graduate School Of Social Work
    Other Education | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Seyma Calihman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Seyma Calihman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Seyma Calihman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Seyma Calihman to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 1

Seyma Calihman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Seyma is a very intelligent, kind hearted therapist. She has helped me and my family build better relationships. As well as help me deal with my anger and painful past traumas. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking help in their relationships or seeking to resolve unwanted patterns. She's...more
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