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Hagikah Birden

Trauma & Relationship Therapist

Hagikah (Hi-key-kah || she/her) is a trauma and relationship therapist who specializes in working with individuals who have experienced ongoing traumatic experiences such as abuse, neglect, and other forms of interpersonal and sexual violence. Hagikah enjoys exploring how our early experiences and attachments have impacted our relationship with ourselves, others, and the world.

Hagikah uses a relational approach emphasizing the exploration of unconscious

dynamics within the therapy room and therapeutic relationship. She believes using the

therapeutic relationship to explore the connections between past experiences and present challenges can trigger great insight and transformation for clients.

Hagikah is a proud Northern California native and fourth generation San Franciscan (on her father’s side). In her free time, Hagikah enjoys thrifting for books and watching reality TV with her animal friends, CocoChanel and LuluLemon.

Hagikah earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Education from the University of California, Berkeley in 2012 and a Masters of Social Welfare (MSW) degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2022 specializing in mental health and wellness across the lifespan. She also holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas earned in 2015. Hagikah is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) working towards independent clinical licensure.

Hagikah is currently under the clinical direction and supervision of Courtney Geter, LMFTS, CSTS.

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