Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Joppa, MD
There are 4 common types of depression- Major Depression, Persistent Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Seasonal Affective . Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques are very helpful in treating depression.
There are 2 types of Bipolar Disorders- Type 1 is characterized by more severe manic episodes, along with depression. Type 2 involves a less severe mania (hypomania). Both impact a person's thoughts, moods, and behaviors. Identifying patterns in thoughts, moods, behaviors, sleep etc. can help tremendously with developing a plan for treatment.
Anxiety is an overwhelming sense of worry, and nervousness about an event or situation, that we have absolutely no control over. There are a number of techniques that can be utilized, in order to better manage symptoms of anxiety. This starts with identifying events, beliefs about the events, and consequences that lead up to it, and then beginning to reframe.
I have over 10 years experience in providing brief solution focused therapies, and have had positive results.
I have over 12 years of motivational interviewing skills, and have attended numerous trainings on how to incorporate during therapy sessions, and in interactions with others.
I have over 10 years experience with utilizing this evidenced based practice, along with applying it in most of my therapy sessions.