Client-focused, committed, detailed oriented, experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 15 + years of experience servicing diverse populations, with a variety of cultural, educational and socio-economic backgrounds; With 20+ years’ as a clinician, program administrator, clinical supervisor, public service personnel and counselor educator. Specialty areas include psychiatric, chemical dependency and other addictions, acute care, geriatric-long term care, and include case management skills to provide optimum care. LCSW in Illinois and Georgia, with a national Masters Certification in Addictions and Drug Counseling.
I pride myself in delivering authentic and compassionate therapy service to those in need.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Jealousy, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
IL LCSW 149.015083
GA LCSW CSW005256
Darcell has been extremely helpful. Along with being a great listener, she has provided wonderful advice and resources.
Written on May 22, 2023 after therapy with Darcell for 3 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts
Darcell is a very good and wise person and that shows through the therapy sessions. She does very well with goal setting.
Written on Jan 21, 2023 after therapy with Darcell for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, and relationship issues
Darrell is great. She made be very comfortable to talk. I just had the impression we were talking about everything. It was very helpful. I’m glad I used the app
Written on Dec 21, 2022 after therapy with Darcell for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coaching
This therapist is insightful and was already helping me make progress during session one. Highly recommend.
Written on Nov 18, 2022 after therapy with Darcell for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Darcell transforms my self-judgement and hopelessness into feelings of relatability and optimism. Whether you're new to therapy and need someone gentle, or want the directness of a seasoned therapy client, you can trust her to provide the best care and support.
Written on Nov 11, 2022 after therapy with Darcell for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Darcell is extremely supportive and provides insightful feedback when needed. I highly recommend her to anyone!
Written on Aug 26, 2022 after therapy with Darcell for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues