The biggest stigma facing people seeking care is this fear of being labeled as crazy. It is healthy to ask for help. It is actually very mature to do so.
Therapy puts you in control of your mental health. As a Therapist, I will never ask you explore any issue you are not ready to explore. I will always ask you permission and you will always be in control as to where we go.
I am excited by the fact that, with Telehealth, more people can obtain mental health services from the comfort of their home with complete anonymity .
Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Grief is a reaction to an emotionally significant loss and often comes with symptoms of depression or anxiety. These symptoms can remain intense and last for a long time after a loss, making it difficult to move forward with a healthy lifestyle.
Race & Cultural Identity
Challenges around race and cultural identity vary enormously, including issues related to discrimination, racism, and intergenerational trauma.
Panic attacks & panic disorder
Panic attacks are acute conditions in which one experiences an intense bout of anxiety out of seemingly nowhere. This oftentimes stems from a perceived rather than actual threat. Symptoms may include heart palpitations, sweating, trembling, and shortness of breath. Panic disorder involves regular frequency of panic attacks (two or more) with a fear of experiencing more in the future.
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Social anxiety or social phobia is fear of social situations or a fear of interacting with people other than close friends and family. Social anxiety can be persistent, intense, and debilitating, greatly affecting daily life.
Concerns that impact school performance or academic life. Can include perfectionism, bullying, financial stress, academic transitions, test anxiety, balancing school with other responsibilities, discrimination, or harassment.
Moving to another place or living in a different culture requires a normal adjustment period. This happens at different rates for different people, some adjusting more quickly than others. Can potentially lead to ongoing issues.
Familial relationships can be the source of stress and emotional pain, even in the healthiest of situations. Painful interactions can range from irritation to resentment and lead to feelings of guilt, disappointment, and anger.
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Licensed Clinical Social worker
CA, LCSW, 27072
Masters in Social Worker : University of Southern California
I have been working as a Social Worker since 1998. I have worked as a Child Protective Specialist with Children's Services in New York, I have conducted out patient therapy with Children and Adults. I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Phases of life, Grief among other things. I have also worked in two Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals working with Patients diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Anxiety as well as other kinds of Mental Illness. In addition, I worked as a Hospice Social Worker. I have found in all of this time that Psychotherapy is my passion and I love what I am doing. I look
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