Jasmine Dunckel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working with youth and families in San Mateo County since 2009. After graduating from Holy Names University in Oakland, she worked with incarcerated youths and their families, special education students with mental health needs and families who were raising their non-biological children. Jasmine continues to work with adults and teens and has a special interest in issues concerning new motherhood and parenting.
Jasmine’s treatment modality has been evolving as she has continued to practice therapy however exploration around emotional experience and expression, maladaptive thought patterns, automatic reactions, exploring expectations as well as the decision making process is descriptive of the work she does with her clients. Jasmine hopes to support individuals and families in becoming effective communicators, who are emotionally aware and can cope positively with the struggles of life and relationships. She aims to instill confidence within each person with whom she works. Jasmine is a warm, compassionate practitioner who values the wisdom each client brings to the session. Jasmine also does a lot of work with women and families during pregnancy and postpartum and holds a postpartum support group on Mondays at Thyme.
In addition to the office setting, Jasmine also meets with new mothers in their home to provide emotional support. When Jasmine is out of the office, you may see her running with her dog or enjoying the beach with her family.