For over 20 years I have worked collaboratively to help others discover parts of themselves that enrich their lives. I use verbal and or musical approaches depending on the needs of the individual. No musical experience is necessary. At those times when talking isn't enough, the voice and music can help us integrate.
Hello, and welcome to my profile! I am a licensed Professional Counselor with over 6 years of experience working with people experiencing complex trauma, depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. I've also worked with teens, individuals and couples experiencing separation and loss, family conflict, and parenting problems. I earnestly believe that no matter the circumstances that may surround us, personal success is possible. Therefore, my goal as a counselor is to help my clients discover who they truly are in their core, by clearing out all the unnecessary clutter in their lives. I can't wait to start this journey of self.
Do you currently have a youth that is experiencing anger, poor decision making, low self-esteem, daily stress, or is unsure about their goals after high school? If so, then you belong here. I provide a confidential and non-judgmental space for pre-teens and adolescents to experience a sense of normalcy among their peers through youth groups. Youth groups contribute to their ability to engage in healthy interactions that promote social, emotional, and mental development and well-being.
Most of my clients have a substance use disorder that is co-occurring with other conditions. These disorders manifest as severe behavioral issues that lead to biopsychosocial impairments. Some clients had problems with the criminal justice system, state and local agencies, schools, employers, family, and the community due to undesirable behavior. They need help turning their lives around. As Person-centered, solution-focused Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor, I establish therapeutic relationships anchored in cultural diversity to provide individualized treatment to help my clients make the change they desire.
I have been working as a Social worker/ Substacne abuse Counselor for 15 years. My Primary focus is substance abuse, anger management and couple counseling. As a counselor I have worked with the criminal justice population and DUI , SAP clients.
Are you looking for a stigma-free and culturally sensitive environment where you can work on improving your mental health, heal, and grow? We are a nonprofit community-based organization providing accessible mental health care since 1971. Our amazing team of therapists now have openings in their schedule and are excited to meet you!
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, EdD, LCADC, CCJAP, MHS-C
Doctor of Education, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Clinician, Family Therapist, Chief Operations Officer of UBEFIT LLC, a Therapist for the state of New Jersey's Juvenile Justice Commission, and adjunct professor at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey. My dissertation titled "An Exploratory Study of Inner-City College Athletes and Crime: Socialization, Risk, Strategy, and Hope" explores how systems and leadership theory may help professionals to design interventions that will reduce criminality among student-athletes. Thesis entitled "A Prevention Intervention for Re-offending Adolescents Who Are Diagnosed With Mental Health And Substance Abuse Disorders".
Carolyn Davis-Cottle, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW, is the founder and principal of Inner Image Counseling and Consulting Services. Inner Image provides discrete, comprehensive mental health services and coaching for individuals, couples, families and groups.
It requires courage and commitment to engage in psychotherapy because it is not a treatment process with a quick resolution. I recognize that telling me important personal information about your experience - perhaps experience about which you will communicate for the first time - may feel very uncomfortable. Psychotherapy will only work if I can help you feel safe enough to talk about what matters so that together we can identify what is getting in the way of you making progress toward your life objectives.
Greetings, my name is Nefertitti Towns-Scott M.S.W., L.C.S.W. I am the co -owner of Creative Healing Counseling and Wellness Center, LLC in Union, New Jersey. My approach to therapy is integrative. I use techniques that involve Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play Therapy, and Solution- Focused Therapy. I work with each client to assist them in identifying their strengths and weaknesses. My goal is to assist individuals with finding the balance in life and identify ways to maintain the balance.
I have been in practice for more than 25 years helping adults, adolescents, and children cope with stress-related issues such as anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties. My approach involves helping my clients to better understand themselves and their patterns of interaction, so that they can develop greater self acceptance and more effective coping strategies. My style tends to be interactive as I try to provide a warm and caring approach to help you understand and work through the difficult issues in your life.
Are you ready to address the issues in your life that worry you the most? For more than 20 years, I have helped people effectively manage stress, conquer anxiety and tackle negative thoughts. Now it's time to choose a therapist? In my practice, I work with individuals who feel like they are unable to cope with life's stress. Many of the clients I have helped in therapy have come to better understand and can manage their stress. They have found self-worth and solutions to life's challenges.
P.E.A.C.E. at Home (Parent Education and Coaching For Excellence) was formed to provide clinical counseling services to parents and families seeking better patterns of communication and overall improved functioning. My background in special education affords me insight into techniques for parents to support struggling students and those with behavioral/emotional issues.
I am the co-founder of Evolution Mind, a mental health agency that provides evidence based service to individuals in order for them to reach a heightened level of peace, happiness and self-actualization. I am a certified School-Clinical Psychologist and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with over 10 years of direct clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. I have extensive experience conducting evaluations for the diagnosis and treatment of suspected victims of child abuse and neglect.
I have been in private practice for several years working with a variety of individuals and couples. I specialize in children, adults, and families. I also work with couples seeking faith-based premarital counseling and couples counseling. In addition to my specializations, I offer support and guidance for the elderly who may experience challenges with illnesses, loneliness, depression, and many other issues. In addition, I work with caregivers who may experience feelings associated with caring for an elderly person.
It is important to establish an atmosphere of trust and understanding when working with clients. In my practice, you the client, are the most important person. I will work with you in order to establish the most significant aspect of your challenge/challenges. In my many years of experience, I have come to realize that the causal factors of exasperating issues can be deceptive and not all inclusive. Accordingly, I will utilized my uniquely developed communicative measures to work with you and those that you care for to solve them.
I bring a long and accomplish history of client services. For forty years helping individuals with substance abuse problems has been my dedication. I bring two beliefs to my sessions: that people want to get better. and that they can get better.
I work with individuals from early adolescence to adults. I have a great deal of experience working with mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD), trauma, anger management, grieving (death,illness, loss of employment, divorce). I have my license in drug and alcohol addiction and have worked extensively with those that suffer from abuse and/or addiction, as well as their families. I work with couples on a variety of issues ( communication, dealing with children during a divorce, dealing with children and discipline, contemplating weather your in a healthy relationship).
People are generally healthy as they move naturally through time, changing to accommodate new roles and challenges. Individuals, couples, and families seek therapy when their ways of being and relating are no longer working or aren't adequately meeting their needs. My role, as therapist, is to help create a context in which clients can explore different perceptions and ways of relating that are more satisfying.
Over 30 years experience in the Human Services field: Marriage/Couples counseling, Separation Mediation, Multi-talent in Behavioral Health, Mental health Disorders, Substance abuse & Addiction disorders, and Co-occurring & Dual diagnosis disorders populations. Dedicated as a professional to ensure that the health and well being of the consumers are met and that each consumer receive the proper individualized treatment course of action with professional and ethical implementation. I also provide Tele-Therapy/Health sessions. I am also a Veteran of the Armed Forces "Army"..... And open to my brother & sister Veterans to server.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
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