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Colette Martel, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Grief Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am a License Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience in counseling families, couples, and individuals from 5 years of age to 65 years of age. As a counselor, I have worked in a variety of settings with diverse populations, cultures, and ethnic groups. I am trained to treat several mental health conditions or issues including anxiety, depression, grief, mood disorder, adjustment disorder, and personality disorders. I have spent the last 15 years working in the state, private, and public-school systems. My experience as a counselor and education allows me to apply family system theories and psychotherapeutic techniques to help others improve their lives, develop better thinking skills, social skills, emotional skills, and cope strategies.

Life can be difficult, and my goal is to provide a healthy, unbiased, safe, and nurturing environment so that anyone can talk through their experiences without being judged.
If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support, encourage, advocate, and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

15yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Grief Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

LA LCSW 9803

Reviews

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

She’s very understanding helpful. Gives good advice knows how to listen and so far as help me in so many ways and it’s making me look at things different. I would recommend her to anybody and as long as I’m going for Therapy I don’t want anyone else but her.

Written on Oct 14, 2023 after therapy with Colette for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and sleeping disorders

Colette is the best. The level of comfortably she brings blows your mind. With all the trauma and disconnect that I’ve experienced in my life. She gives me a safe place to release the hold that trauma has on me.

Written on Jul 12, 2023 after therapy with Colette for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and bipolar disorder

Colette is VERY good at listening, asking really good questions, and giving you tools to help you through the process to make progress happen. She is so sweet, always honest and easy to talk to. I’ve not been doing therapy for long, but she has helped me A LOT already! Highly recommend her to anyone!

Written on Jun 29, 2023 after therapy with Colette for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Colette is an amazing human being, she listens and understands you. She sees you as a person not just another client. Never I’m my years I have had such an amazing therapist !

Written on Mar 16, 2023 after therapy with Colette for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Very kind hearted

Written on Nov 09, 2022 after therapy with Colette for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management

I had my initial session with Colette and right away she was able to quickly get to the roots of the issues that I’ve been having. She facilitated compassionate feedback which enabled me to better accept the feedback that she provided.

Written on Nov 08, 2022 after therapy with Colette for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd