.Hi! I'm Yolanda. I'm an open-minded mental health therapist, licensed in the state of Florida. I've been practicing for approximately 10 years. However, I joke that I've been a therapist since I was 12 years old. I've always sought resolution, peace, and togetherness. And now more than ever, I am striving even harder to ensure those whom I serve have all the tools and techniques needed to find solutions and attain happiness.
I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of West FL; and my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Troy University. My expertise in relationship counseling comes from working with many families over the years. Relationships can be hard at times because there are on-going situations and circumstances that challenge them. Communication is the key factor in maintaining a healthy relationship. I can teach the two of you how to get through the hard times.
My treatment approach is usually integrated, with cognitive behavioral therapy as the base. I prefer to first build rapport and trust with my clients. This helps to determine how I proceed. More importantly; I'm sensitive to culture, life styles, values, and beliefs. I believe in trauma informed therapy. Everyone has been on a journey, be it short or long. Everything that has happened on that journey, contributes to the person one becomes. Let me help you discover alternative ways to cope!
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Parenting issues
- Coping with life changes
Stress, Anxiety , Addictions , LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Blended Family Issues , Communication Problems , Workplace Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Relationship Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LMHC #MH 13412 (Expires: 2023-03-31)
I’ve only had one session but I did feel very confident and secure that she was focusing on our issues that were brought up within the session
Yolanda is great. She listens well and, I feel, knows what she's doing. She has been great to follow-up as well.