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Dr. Beatrice Ilumin , LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Grief Self esteem Coping with life changes
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About me

Having worked as a licensed clinical mental health therapist in a myriad of settings: a treatment center, shelter for battered families, DWI prevention, and private practice in our New Mexico community, gratitude remains for individuals and their families who sought to recover from life's challenges.

Working with adults from diverse backgrounds experiencing life transitions, relational difficulties, grief and loss, aging, and care-giving to an elderly loved one are presented with courage and hope for change into a better way of life. COVID has entered into our lives with its necessary precautions; hence, this counseling room is an empathic place to share "how COVID has effected your life."

And in all of life, both you and I seek justice, equity, inclusion and a sense of belonging mindful that in this counseling room: Safety First! is offered and prevails.

Each of us has a story and our work together is to help redirect and make sense of your narrative in a safe and non-judgmental space as "we" explore the unique nature of your struggles. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is addressed whereby thoughts and actions lead to core beliefs hurtful to one's own self as well as other therapeutic practices which include Mindfulness Practices, Solution-Focused Therapy, Positive Psychology Therapy and an Approach to Trauma-Informed Care each held in confidentiality, compassion, and empathic listening; it is an alliance between therapist and "member" to be at the center of each session.

NOTE: subscribers 29 years and older are preferred; a member is not turned away as long as reasons for therapy can be served by this counseling room's specializations; however, an individual cannot be younger than 21 years.

From the University of Southern California, a Bachelor of Arts in English cum laude was awarded. Eventually, a move to New Mexico was made to attend St John's College Graduate Institute whereby a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts was received. Studies continued with Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA; hence a recipient of a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy in Depth Psychology.

Travels to meet youth from all over the world were made to Western Europe, Mexico, Israel, and China. In China, a school-teacher-guide asked, "Please spell psychology." With a right index finger positioned on the top of her left hand, written in Mandarin was psychology: "Oh, Bea, psychology means you see my Heart."

I am privileged to be chosen as your therapist.



Beatrice Holtz Ilumin PhD LPCC

Professional experience

18yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Women's Issues

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

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Beatrice Ilumin . 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.

She is so awesome. She is super personable. She makes you feel safe and she connects with you on a deeper level. She provides as much information as she can to help your progression. She listens and you can tell she genuinely enjoys what she does!

Written on Feb 09, 2023 after therapy with Beatrice for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

I feel safe and seen by Bea. She is kind, supportive, knowledgable, and I appreciate her attention to my needs. She feels more like a friend than a therapist.

Written on Jan 17, 2023 after therapy with Beatrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Dr. Ilumin is engaging and supportive. I feel her approach is very client centered and goal oriented.

Written on Aug 19, 2022 after therapy with Beatrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, and adhd

Dr. Ilumin has helped me process information with empathy and understanding. Her support has helped me move forward from a devastating divorce and understand myself better.

Written on May 27, 2022 after therapy with Beatrice for 2 months on issues concerning depression, self esteem, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Dr. Illuminate is very compassionate and had a lot of experience with the issues that have affected me for many years. She’s very positive in her approach to tackle theses issues that include trauma and low self worth. I feel I’ve been helped so far.

Written on Oct 11, 2021 after therapy with Beatrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

We're barley starting and I like Dr. Llumin very much. She's professional, kind and is good with responding to me and my concerns.

Written on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Beatrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd