“Stan Tatkin’s heartfelt wisdom offers many practical skills to guide you and your partner toward secure functioning—and in a deeply perceptive, precise, and appropriately playful way. He is a true master of matches.”
Diane Poole Heller, PhD, author of The Power of Attachment
As of March 1, 2019, Stan's weekday rate is $450 per hour; the weekend rate is $500 per hour. Unfortunately he does not take insurance, but will provide a statement if requested.
The initial session is 3 hours. Subsequent sessions (if necessary) may be 2 hours until appropriate to step down to 1 hour.
The initial session should be at least 90 minutes (2 hours preferred).
For out-of-towners (out of state or country)
Therapy intensives can be extremely helpful under certain circumstances, but intensives should not be a replacement for ongoing therapy. The shorter and more intense the length of treatment, the more it should be regarded as consultation/counseling and not therapy. Having said that, Stan usually recommends 3-4 consecutive days in his office with about 3-4 hours per day. Stan prefers that couples have a couple therapist available in their home town for continued support and consultation. If the visiting couple is struggling with the following concerns, a phone consult is required prior to scheduling an appointment:
For clinicians (pro-consult)
Stan is available for consultations with clinicians.
Make an appointment
If you decide you would like to see Stan, you can schedule an appointment.
When you get to the online scheduler, you will be asked to create a user name and password. This is for your privacy. When scanning Stan's available times, make sure to select the button that blocks 3 hours. Weekends (including Fridays) are rarely available due to his teaching schedule. When available, out-of-towners have priority.
Travel information for out-of-towners
We suggest you fly into Burbank airport. It’s closer and much more convenient than LAX. Here are a few hotels we recommend, starting from the highest rated (and most expensive):
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