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Denise Smith Baril, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Grief Coping with life changes ADHD
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About me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Florida and Louisiana with 3 years of professional work experience with individuals, couples, families, and groups. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

4yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Grief Coping with life changes ADHD

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Young Adult Issues

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

Services offered


License information


LA LCSW 17939


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Denise is absolutely amazing. She is a wonderful person and truly cares about her clients. She is an angel

Written on Apr 15, 2024 after therapy with Denise for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues

Denise has been a true professional. She is very understanding and related to my issues with compassion & caring. Passionately, She provided some tools which have been very helpful. Denise is highly recommended.

Written on Mar 22, 2024 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning grief

Our second session was the best therapy session i have ever been apart of. I cant wait for the next one!

Written on Mar 20, 2024 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

She listen and cares so much

Written on Mar 16, 2024 after therapy with Denise for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression

Denise is great! I’ve had two appointments with her so far and feel confident she’s the therapist for me. She’s caring, compassionate and most importantly she really listens. She seems very dedicated to her patients. I would recommend her!

Written on Mar 01, 2024 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning bipolar disorder

I wish I met Denise years ago. Best investment in myself possible!!

Written on Nov 24, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, and compassion fatigue