My name is EB (Erica) Baumer (they/them), and I have a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from UW-Madison. I view my clients as unique individuals who come from a variety of backgrounds. I help them identify their strengths and build on them. In my practice, bolstering a client's motivation for change is important. I provide accountability and support during the tough times--knowing that we all have challenges and choices in our lives. I am very well suited to working with LGBTQ+ persons and those with all levels of ability. I treat many concerns. However, I specialize in anxiety trauma (PTSD) and OCD. I also work with those who struggle with Personality Disorders.
For me, the most effective way to be a psychotherapist and career counselor is to first build a strong, genuine and respectful relationship with the client. While technique and tools are also important, trust between client and counselor are paramount. I will be completely transparent and will answer all client questions. Clients will always understand what is going on in session and why. Clients are the experts in their own lives. I am here to provide a space for growth and change--not to force them to change.
Additional areas of focus: Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, ADHD, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Immigration Issues, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
WI LPC 7664-125
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Really appreciate all that she is
Written on Jan 17, 2023 after therapy with Erica "EB" for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
So amazing I highly recommend very thankful for her
Written on Jan 31, 2022 after therapy with Erica "EB" for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Therapy sessions are going very well, they are very attentive to any sort of issue i choose to bring up and its always a very easy conversation as i am free to talk about anything on my mind whether it be a personal struggle or society struggles in my area at the time.
Written on Oct 19, 2021 after therapy with Erica "EB" for 1 month