I am a licensed certified social worker in North Dakota with 25 years of professional work experience working as a mental health therapist. I have worked with diverse clientele with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, sleeping disorders, OCD, ADHD, relationship issues. Specifically, I have worked with our nation's Veterans regarding PTSD, depression, chronic pain, nightmare disorders and adjustment issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. My approach combines solution focus brief therapy, cognitive -behavioral, imagery rehearsal therapy, psychodynamic, and present centered therapy. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Body Image, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Imago Relationship Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
ND LCSW 3034
She helped me with my anger but I think the problem might be bigger, so I'm back to try again. She is a trusted person and a good therapist.
Written on Nov 24, 2023 after therapy with Celeste for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and anger management
Celeste knew just how to help in my current situation. She confirmed a lot of the things I thought I knew but wasn't sure about. She gave me the confidence to take action and do what was best for me. Thank you!
Written on Nov 20, 2023 after therapy with Celeste for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Celeste is good at communicating and she is good at assessing your needs to further help. Celeste has been really good with helping me be more proactive with the resources that she provides.
Written on Jun 14, 2023 after therapy with Celeste for 1 month on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and adhd
Celeste has been very helpful. She has given me tools to deal with my anxiety, helped me identify some of my triggers, and has been a great listener and has provided great advice. I always feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders after our sessions.
Written on Mar 30, 2023 after therapy with Celeste for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem