Deborah Sterling


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.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Parenting issues , Coping with life changes , Adoption and Foster Care , Divorce and Separation , Family Problems

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

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #60078 (Expires: 2023-01-31)


Written by S.T. on Jul 21, 2021 after counseling 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