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Carrie Bates, LCSW

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

I am licensed in California with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

7yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Communication Problems, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sexuality

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Carrie Bates. 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.

Carrie has been a wonderful listener, and totally relatable. Keeps it real

Written on May 06, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

She is the best, has help me out Tremendously

Written on Jan 10, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and parenting issues

It was a helping hand when I needed support.

Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

Carrie is supportive and offers practical, constructive ideas. She validates my feelings and helps me explore options in my life.

Written on Oct 20, 2022 after therapy with Carrie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue