Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña

LCSW, LSCSW

About Me

You have taken the courageous first step to feeling better! I am so grateful you are here. BetterHelp is for individuals, 18 years and older. My name is Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña and I am a Master's Level Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS).
I graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2008 and began working in a community mental health center with individual who were struggling with an array of concerns like depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, adjustment, addiction, just to name a few.

My therapy approach is client centered in that I do have ideas of how we can begin to work together to help you feel better, but I meet you where you are. I strongly believe that our thoughts impact our feelings/behaviors and ultimately our actions. Sometimes it is easy to identify and sometimes these are more deeply rooted which sometimes can create symptoms and issues in areas of your life that are important to you and those you love. But don't worry, I am going to walk with you every step of the way. We will figure this out together.
I am originally from Nebraska and am a mom to a busy 9 year old and two rambunctious dogs! I enjoy reading, meditation, learning new things, and walking outdoors.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Abandonment , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Control Issues , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 14

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LSCSW #4242 (Expires: 2023-06-30)

LCSW #C10162 (Expires: 2024-04-30)

LCSW #7961 (Expires: 2023-09-30)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña . We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by A.B. on Jul 12, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I would recommend Amy to anyone. She’s such a good listener. I’ve been in therapy a month now and the methods and ways she’s helped me in such a short time has been amazing. I told her my goals for therapy and she’s doing that plus more. I can’t wait to work with her long term and see how I’m doing in a year. I’m really glad I chose her to be my therapist and if you’re considering her don’t think twice she’s the one for you too.

Written by M.A. on Jul 11, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Wonderfully approachable person with a calming manner. Very easy to talk to.

Written by M.A. on Jun 21, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Amy is very kind, considerate and just all around down to earth. Just knowing someone is there has been a great relief for me!

Written by S.A. on Jun 03, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 4 weeks on issues concerning grief

She’s been fabulous especially with my crazy schedule!!

Written by J.A. on May 03, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and anger management

Amy has been completely amazing in helping me dealing with one of the hardest seasons I've had to go through. We talked about everything from grief of suddenly losing a family member, to new jobs, to money stressors, to parenting guilt, to past traumas, and so much more. I felt completely heard and supported. She is compassionate, down to earth, and reaffirming, and gave great, easy-to-implement strategies for when I feel overwhelmed.

Written by B.A. on Apr 17, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

She is amazing. She’s such a good listener, and is patient with me when strategies to help aren’t as useful as they could be. I would 10/10 recommend her.

Written by A.M. on Dec 21, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, adhd, grief, parenting issues, and coaching

She is very knowledgeable and makes me feel comfortable and confident in what I am feeling.

Written by R.E. on Dec 12, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Very insightful and great listener!! Very validating as well!

Written by D.J. on Oct 07, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Amy has been nothing short of the best.

Written by C.A. on Jul 26, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and eating disorders

I love my counselor & I have recommended BetterHelp to people!!

Written by D.A. on Jul 10, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Amy is an excellent listener. She comes prepared and qualified to walk with people through their journey of discovery and transformation. Highly recommend working with her!

Written by M.A. on Jun 04, 2021 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and anger management

Amy is a life saver!! She has completely helped me transform myself as well as my quality of life.

Written by L.A. on May 19, 2020 after therapy with Amy for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, and bipolar disorder

Excellent counsel.

Written by S.A. on May 15, 2020 after therapy with Amy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Amy is very understanding and supportive when it comes to helping my concerns and goals.

Written by M.E. on Apr 09, 2020 after therapy with Amy for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Amy was able to guide me in a direction worth trying to make my life better.

Written by K.I. on Jan 23, 2020 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues

I haven't been doing counseling for very long but so far she has helped me a bunch!

Written by A.L. on Nov 22, 2019 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Amy has really taken the time to understand me and my feelings. She has truly engaged in listening to my voice, and helping me understand the way I feel, and also suggests multiple ways for me to process thoughts and feelings. I feel I was matched with the perfect counselor - thank you so much!

Work with me!