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Dr. Cleveland Shields, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Indiana with 36 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

I am also a retired professor of Human Development :& Family Science. I taught courses about relationships, marriage, and family issues. I also taught a sexuality course, courses on helping skills, besides teaching research methods. Previously, i was on faculty at a medical school in the east and provided therapy and did research. on families and illness as well as research on physician-patient communication.

Professional experience

36yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Cancer, Co-morbidity, Communication problems, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / loneliness, Men's issues, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Post-traumatic stress, Self-love, Social anxiety and phobia

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)

Services offered

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License information

IN LMFT 35001606A