I am a NYS State Certified School Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). Having worked in the mental health field for over 35 years and in the school counseling field for 16 years, I work especially with children and adolescents providing individual, family and group counseling. I am a commissioned minister of pastoral care-- licensed by the National Christian Conservative Church (NCCC). I am also a doctoral candidate in Christian Counseling with the National Christian Counselor's Association (NCCA). I am a NCCA Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor(LCPC) and Certified Temperament Counselor (CTC).
My areas of specialization include the following areas: child and adolescent issues, anxiety, depression, grief recovery, behavioral modification, parenting, single parenting, crisis intervention, Christian counseling, dialectical and cognitive behavior therapy, behavioral management, individual, group and family counseling; child, teens, adults, family.My focus as a counselor is to provide children/teens ongoing social skill development in the areas of: communication, coping strategies, friendship skills and decision making. I work well with students with ADHD, Autism and depression/anxiety. I specialize in dialectical and behavior therapy and cognitive therapy.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Trauma and abuse
Addictions , LGBT , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Dependent Personality , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Paranoia , Posttraumatic Stress , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Traumatic Brain Injury , Women's Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LPC #003108 (Expires: 2021-06-30)
Linda is great to work with due to her professionalism and many year of experience. Linda is great listener, can explain the issues and provides many technics how to work on problems.