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Elizabeth Salin, MFT is a Marriage Family Therapist in San Rafael specializing in helping families during the separation/divorce process. Strongly influenced by attachment theory, child development, resilience research and mindfulness practices, she works to support connections between children and parents and strengthen the support system for the parents as they learn to parent in a different context.  Liz helps spouses focus on their strengths and hopes for themselves and their children to create the best outcomes for the future restructured family.  She has had the privilege to see families reorganize in ways that support everyone. 

Licensed in 1976, she has many years of experience providing individual psychotherapy with adults, play therapy with children, and parent/co-parent counseling.  She has taught Human Development to graduate students and teachers at Dominican University, has been a Senior Clinical staff member at the Center for Families in Transition, and created and taught the Pre Mediation Orientation for parents in the Sonoma County Courts.

She is training to be certified as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher (U Mass) and completed training to teach mindfulness to children (Mindful Schools, Marin Mindfulness Institute).  

I look forward to meeting and encouraging you during this important time.


Ruth Jaeger, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has worked for over 25 years with adults, children and adolescents to create the changes they want in order to have more fulfilling and satisfying lives. 

Ruth uses a variety of modalities in order to best meet the needs of her clients. She has found that adults and children have benefited substantially when incorporating mindfulness meditation with the new skills and insight they gain in therapy. 

In addition to her psychotherapy practice, Ruth has taught Psychology at Dominican University and Early Childhood Education at College of Marin. She was Clinical Health Educator at Kaiser Permanente providing temperament, sleep, and behavioral consultations to parents and stress management counseling to children and teens. She has consulted with numerous preschools and provided employee mental health workshops at local businesses. She has trained and supervised Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapist interns.

I look forward to working with you and supporting you as you learn new skills to manage this challenging time.