About Me

The therapeutic relationship is about connection in a safe and confidential space, accompanying the patient in their exploration of their inner self, their social self, and anything else that will help them journey towards healing and emotional growth.
Ana is a multicultural, multilingual clinical Social Work professional with 26 years of life experience in Asia, Africa, South America, and the US. Of those years, 16 are helping people, 6 through clinical work with difficult life transitions, trauma survivors, immigrants, and more, and 10 years as an employee relations specialist, both overseas and in Washington. This broad experience has heightened her ability to connect with people. Her clinical work is person-centered based on clients’ goals and needs. Using somatic and cognitive-behavioral modalities, she seeks to integrate body and mind and increase life balance and kindness for the self.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Read more...

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

Years of Experience: 6

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Languages

English

Spanish

Portuguese


Licensing

LCSW #C-06038 (Expires: 2024-07-01)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Ana Stevenson. 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 N.I. on Jun 10, 2022 after therapy with Ana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Talking to Ana is like talking to a best friend I've known my whole life. She's sympathetic, insightful, professional yet comfortable to open up to. Her sense of humor is a great addition to our sessions. Ana has given me more optimism about life in three weeks than I could've accomplished alone. I always look forward to our weekly session.

Written by H.E. on Jun 09, 2022 after therapy with Ana for 4 months on issues concerning self esteem, relationship issues, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, and grief

Wonderful empathy ,,wise advice and insights from her- I feel supported to move forward and break-free from the ever diminishing circle of bewilderment Approaching retirement is no longer scary and I would thoroughly recommend this online therapy avenue to all faced with downsizing choices.

Written by C.Y. on Apr 04, 2022 after therapy with Ana for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Ana is such a professional, great listener with a deep sense of understanding, clarity of context and compassion.

Written by K.A. on Feb 16, 2022 after therapy with Ana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

I look forward to continuing my journey with Ana. So far she has so calmly helped me through crisis, and is helping me to understand the root of my behaviors and how to work on healthy habits from that. She is so calm, happy, understanding, and helpful. I would highly recommend her to all.

Written by D.A. on Jan 05, 2022 after therapy with Ana for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and coaching

Ana was just what I needed at a particular moment in life. She was a joy, very wise with huge empathy. Ana made me feel cared for and listened to. She's a wonderful human being.

Written by F.I. on Dec 07, 2021 after therapy with Ana for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Ana has been there for me every step of the way and has given me unbiased guidance to be better in personal and professional aspects of my life. I thank her for her non-judgment and motivation when I needed it the most.

Work with me!