Dr. Bhanumathi Ivatury

(PhD;, LCSW)

About Me

I have a PH.D in Social work and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in Texas since 1983. I have extensive experience in several fields of social work including Child welfare, Family court services, Medical and Psychiatric hospitals, Dialysis clinics and provided required counseling to many clients both in my jobs, in my private practice as well as different agencies with contracts. I have extensively worked with Domestic violence victims as well as sexual abuse victims.
I am known most as Bhanu. In addition to English, I speak fluent Telugu and limited Hindi.
My Counseling style is friendly, compassionate and non-judgmental. I am a good listener. I am trained and Knowledgeable in several types of therapies but frequently used Eclectic approach or Cognitive Behavior therapy to help clients to meet their goals. I firmly believe that counseling relationship exist solely to meet clients needs and what client wants to accomplish. I redirect the clients worrying and ruminating to focus on problem solving. Professional boundaries will always be maintained.
I am here to assist you to feel better and happier than when you initiated the contact with us.


Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress

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

Years of Experience: 35

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Languages

English

Telugu


Licensing

LCSW #02893 (Expires: 2022-06-30)