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Deborah Sterling, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Depression ADHD
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About me

My name is Deborah Sterling and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California. I graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with a Master's Degree in Social Work with an emphasis on child welfare. I worked over 20 years with children and families involved in the foster care system. I also have experience working with teens and adults in a therapeutic setting. I practice supportive therapy influenced by Cognitive Behavioral Theory. I utilize various modalities including traditional talk therapy. I have a broad range of experience in knowledge including but not limited to Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Child Development, Adolescents, Family Therapy, and Individual Therapy.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Depression ADHD

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Self-Love

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

CA LCSW 60078


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Written on Jul 21, 2021 after therapy with Deborah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd