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Liliya George Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California
Liliya George , LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

San Jose, CA

Online & In-Person

Free initial consultation

Accepting new clients

About me

I am a Couples Therapist who helps couples repair, rebuild, and reconnect in their relationships.

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with couples, I help clients heal past emotional injuries that have happened in the relationship, process any built up resentment, learn how to communicate more effectively, and create closeness.

Having been in couples therapy as a client myself, I can relate to the struggles you are going through in your relationship and can understand how much courage it takes to show up and do the work.

My personal experience of relationship healing and transformation in couples therapy has motivated me to specialize in couples therapy so I can help couples and individuals with their relationships.

When working with you as a couple, I help you learn communication skills by giving you some practical tools that you can start using right away. Once you are able to communicate safely with your partner, without blaming, criticizing, etc., then we dive into some of the deeper work.

I help you heal your relationship from past injuries, understand your and your partner’s needs better, and learn how to safely communicate those needs in a way that your partner will be eager to meet them.

We will work on understanding your attachment history (which is the attachment to your primary caregivers while growing up) and how this history plays out in your adult relationships today.

When it comes to my work with individuals, no relationship is more important than the one you have with yourself. Learning to love yourself, understand and accept who you are, know your self-worth, and how to set healthy boundaries – all of these are necessary precursors to having healthy relationships with others.

Professional Bio

M.S. from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria
M.A. in Psychology with Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy, John F. Kennedy University, San Jose, CA
Trained in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy
Trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Sue Johnson
Trained in Real Life Therapy of Couples Therapy with Terry Real
Trained in the Developmental Method for Couples Therapy with the Couples Institute
Trained in working with affairs and trauma with the Gottman Institute
Trained in working with couples and affairs with Esther Perel
Trained in working with attachment trauma with Diane Heller
Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Professional Associations: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), Santa Clara Valley Chapter Exchange through CAMFT
Gottman Referral Network
ICEEFT (International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy)
Reflect Referral Network
“Nothing is more important in our lives than our relationships. A great relationship boosts your immune system, opens your heart, and keeps you vital and creative.”
– Terry Real




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Liliya George, Couples Therapy

1361 South Winchester Boulevard
Suite 111
San Jose, CA 95128 US


Licensed to see clients in

Years in practice


Service types

  • Therapy / Counseling

Types of clients

  • Adults (18+)
  • Older Adults (65+)
  • Individuals
  • Couples


  • English

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