I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering 100% Online Therapy to adults treating anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Graham, NC
My LCSW licensure allows me to be able to treat co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. I am also a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCAS-16531) allows me to treat substance use disorders under the supervision of a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS). I have many years of experience treating co-occurring disorders.
I will help you to... create your own life vision discover your passion or life purpose replace old habits with new ones overcome obstacles and procrastination overcome feelings of being overwhelmed and struck in a rut improve your focus, time management, and productivity nurture your creativity develop an action plan so your can successfully achieve your goals increase your self-esteem and self-worth identify hidden obstacles find increased meaning and satisfaction in your life create a life th
CBT (Drs. Aaron Beck and Albert Ellis) is the most empirically (research) supported and successful therapy out there. Some benefits to using CBT include: it is brief or short-term; usually 16 or fewer sessions it sticks with a plan or offers a precise, step-by-step method it is the most accepted therapy by insurance or managed care companies it helps clients to identify and correct inaccurate and distorted thinking patterns it can treat a wide range of mental health issues
I may pull from other treatment orientations to treat specific issues. These may include (but not limited to): Reality Therapy (Dr. William Glasser) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Dr. Marsha Linehan) Solution Focused Therapies (de Shazer, Berg, M. Erickson) Wellness and Recovery (Mary Ellen Copeland) Positive Psychology (Martin Seligman) Mindfulness-Based Interventions Narrative Therapy (Michael White and David Epston)
Anxiety Disorders to include Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder/Social Phobia, Specific Phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorders Symptoms addressed may include (not all symptoms are listed): panic, fear, uneasiness, sleep problems, not being able to stay calm and still, cold, sweaty, numb, or tingling in hands or feet, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, dry mouth, nausea, tense muscles, dizziness, excessive worrying I have extensive training in the treatment of Anxiety
Mood Disorders to include Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder Symptoms addressed may include (not all symptoms are listed): sadness, irritability, loss of pleasure, difficulty in concentrating, negative self-evaluation, guilt, recurrent thoughts of death, fatigue, insomnia, changes in appetite, mood swings, pain complaints without medical cause, grandiose sense of self, impulsive or risky behaviors I have focused most of my training on the treatment of Mood Disorders.
Low Self-Esteem/Self Worth Eating Disorders Perinatal/Postpartum Depression Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse/Trauma/PTSD Discrimination Hormonal Changes/Menopause/PMDD Women Specific Substance Use Issues