Empathy-centered Practice

We are here to create an open and protected space where you and your child can feel accepted, be heard and understood just as you essentially are – a whole person with a unique life path and experiences.
Supporting personal growth throughout the lifespan
Meet our team
Svetlana Tikhonova, MA, LMFT
I respect all life paths, and have a deep belief in the healing power of a genuine human connection.
Area of focus
I work with
Therapy approach
Life changes  ⠀Self-realization  ⠀Stage of life
Stress  ⠀Abuse⠀  Anxiety⠀  Depression
Relationships⠀  Divorce⠀  Grief⠀  Parenting
Personal growth⠀  Self-esteem⠀  Spirituality
Children (3+) ⠀Adults  ⠀Adolescents
Families  ⠀Couples  ⠀Groups


Psychosynthesis  ⠀Family systems
Humanistic-Existential  ⠀Jungian Sandplay
EMDR  ⠀Mindfulness Based CBT
Expressive Arts  ⠀Emotion-Focused
Maria Castaneda, MA, AMFT
If you are in need of a safe space to feel seen and heard or looking to find peace and clarity, I would love to partner with you.
Area of focus
I work with
Therapy approach
Life changes  ⠀Stress   ⠀Relationships
Anxiety  ⠀Depression  ⠀Parenting
Women’s issues  ⠀Pregnancy  ⠀Prenatal
Postpartum
Children (6+)  ⠀Adults  ⠀Adolescents



CBT  ⠀Person centered  ⠀Family systems
Strength based  ⠀Solution focused


Marva Prag, MA, AMFT
I would be happy to be a part of your journey towards changes that are meaningful for you.
Area of focus
I work with
Therapy approach
Fertility issues ⠀ Life changes ⠀ Stress
Anxiety  ⠀Depression  ⠀Relationships
Parenting ⠀ Social skills

Children (6+) ⠀ Adolescents
Adults  ⠀Couples


Humanistic  ⠀Emotion-Focused
Child Gestalt Therapy  ⠀Multicultural


Beth Wolff, MA, PPS, APCC
I believe in focusing on “what’s right with you” rather than on “what’s wrong with you.”
Area of focus
I work with
Therapy approach
Adolescents  ⠀Neurodiversity ⠀ ADHD ⠀ ADD
Executive Functions  ⠀Anxiety ⠀ Depression
Family Friction ⠀ Anger/Defiance
Loneliness⠀  Aspergers
Children (6+)  ⠀Adolescents
Young adults ⠀Parents
Families ⠀Couples

CBT ⠀ DBT ⠀ Family systems
Positive Psychology


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Office Location:
4966 West El Camino Real #216, Los Altos, CA, 94022
Counseling&Psychotherapy for Children and Adults
Svetlana Tikhonova:
(650)388-6747
Maria Castaneda:
(650)439-3882
Marva Prag:
(669)696-4164
Beth Wolff:
(650)383-4412
Empathy-centered Practice
Send us your message any time and we will respond the next work day.
Please, use this form for contact information only.
If you'd like to hear from us sooner, please call one of the clinicians directly to their phone number.

Contact us

Call us any time and we will respond as soon as we can, that could be the next work day:
Office Location:
4966 West El Camino Real #216, Los Altos, CA, 94022
Counseling&Psychotherapy for Children and Adults
Svetlana Tikhonova:
(650)388-6747
Maria Castaneda:
(650)439-3882
Marva Prag:
(669)696-4164
Beth Wolff:
(650)383-4412
Empathy-centered Practice
Send us your message any time and we will respond the next work day.
Please, use this form for contact information only.
If you'd like to hear from us sooner, please call one of the clinicians directly to their phone number.

Contact us

Call us any time and we will respond as soon as we can, that could be the next work day:
Office Location:
4966 West El Camino Real #216, Los Altos, CA, 94022
Counseling&Psychotherapy for Children and Adults
Svetlana Tikhonova:
(650)388-6747
Maria Castaneda:
(650)439-3882
Marva Prag:
(669)696-4164
Beth Wolff:
(650)383-4412
Empathy-centered Practice
Send us your message any time and we will respond the next work day.
Please, use this form for contact information only.
If you'd like to hear from us sooner, please call one of the clinicians directly to their phone number.

Contact us

Call us any time and we will respond as soon as we can, that could be the next work day:
Office Location:
4966 West El Camino Real #216, Los Altos, CA, 94022
Counseling&Psychotherapy for Children and Adults
Svetlana Tikhonova:
(650)388-6747
Maria Castaneda:
(650)439-3882
Marva Prag:
(669)696-4164
Beth Wolff:
(650)383-4412
Empathy-centered Practice
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