I have been a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida for the past 5 years, and I currently hold a Ph.D. in Psychology. I have worked with adolescents, their families, and adults with addiction and dual disorders for the past 17 years. Twelve out these 17 years of experience, I have worked directly with adults with addiction, anger management, and self-management problems. Helping individuals and couples who are struggling with addiction problems (i.e., alcohol, illicit substances, medication abuse, gambling, technology) has been the center of my work. I have also worked with the family members of individuals who were dealing with different addictions. I understand that the impact of a loved one's addiction problems can be very overwhelming, and at times, too much to handle. There are so many problems that can impact individuals and their relationships. For this reason, helping the family members of individuals with addiction problems has also been one of my greatest passions. The impact that stems from different types of addiction include, but are not limited to toxicity in relationships, domestic violence (i.e., emotional, verbal, physical, and/or sexual abuse), grief and loss, feelings of powerless, depression, anxiety, and much more.
My approach includes cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, Rogerian, and positive psychology techniques. If you are ready to regain control over your life and work on your relationship, whether you are directly suffering from addiction problems or you have been impacted by someone else's addiction, I would like to assist you in instilling hope back into your life. There is hope for you and for your loved ones.
On a more personal note, I am originally from Brazil; however, I have been in the US for the past 24 years. I am currently a proud American citizen. I enjoy meditation and walking, and I love animals. Additionally, helping others has been among my greatest passions. So, I absolutely look forward to working with you.
- Self esteem
I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management
LMHC #MH 11216 (Expires: 2021-03-01)
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