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Claudia Santiago, LCSW

Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am licensed in California with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

10yrs in practice
Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Dissociation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Immigration Issues, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Trichotillomania

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

CA LCSW 109498

Reviews

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

Claudia is very perceptive and can find the true issues underlying all my behaviors- intuitive and
kind.
If you want honest feedback with compassion, I would highly recommend her!

Written on Jun 11, 2024 after therapy with Claudia for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Claudia is super chill and helps me a lot

Written on May 21, 2024 after therapy with Claudia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassio

Claudia has been very supportive and reaches out when she hasn't heard from me. I go through ups and downs, and sometimes my downs are pretty low and I'm not mentally able to keep up with things. She tries to help me through when I stop working on myself. She will reach out and recommend a meeting and if I can't attend she sends me low energy mental excercises to get me to focus in the present.

Written on May 04, 2024 after therapy with Claudia for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She has been helpful in identifying a number of factors that have been most significant for my anxiety. She has also helped identify several underlying triggers and family dynamics, while being very personable and supportive. She is flexible with scheduling and understanding if you prefer video or phone. Good experience overall.

Written on Apr 08, 2024 after therapy with Claudia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Claudia is truly a 5 star therapist & human being! From the jump she has been nothing but professional, kind, informative, and sincerely a force for good in my life. She has a talent for making difficult topics approachable, in a non judgemental environment, where healing and understanding happen seamlessly. I love that she provides practical tools & habits to incorporate outside of therapy and I leave each session with new insights into (and ways to heal from) the stresses in my life. 10/10 - I would ABSOLUTELY recommend Claudia if you're seeking therapy.

Written on Dec 07, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and anger management

I came to Claudia feeling so broken and hopeless. Claudia helped me see my strength and taught me a plethora of ways to stay present while managing anxiety and depression. 10/10 would recommend!

Written on Jun 18, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues