I personally realize deciding to get help is not easy and unfortunately many people do not have the strength or take time to do so.
Clinical Social Worker in Lansing, MI
Extensive background in working with diverse social/emotional needs of children ages 5-18 to include assessments and support for 504 plans and special education evaluations. for students who suffered from neurodivergent conditions (ADHD) that negative impact their daily ability to learn in the traditional school setting.
Experienced in recognizing and navigating through the characteristics of PTSD associated with singular and compound exposures. Use of mindfulness techniques and evidence based rating scales to assess and monitor the severity of PTSD as you begin your path to healing and discovering a less stressed you.
I am experience with panic attack disorder and treatment modalities utilized to address panic symptoms and episodes. I offer and judgement-free approach that allows the patient to begin therapy sessions at his or her own pace, building a safe zone to release and begin the foundation to your healing process.
Experience working with many forms of anxiety to include anticipatory and social anxiety. I use mindfulness techniques along with cognitive behavior therapy to address the psychological symptoms of anxiety (To include anxiety induced challenges with depression) that cause self-defeating thoughts and trigger behaviors that negatively impact daily functioning.
Experience working with symptoms and treatment of depression and major depressive episodes. I use multiple approaches relevant to the clients needs and level of depression to include a combination of mindfulness, psychotherapy, and/or cognitive behavior therapy.