Hi! I am a practicing LCSW with 8 years experience. I received my undergraduate degree in social work from West Virginia University and my masters degree from East Tennessee State University. I have a passion for helping individuals cope with ongoing life stressors and building the best version of themselves. My passions include working with those struggling to manage stress and anxiety. I also enjoy helping with parenting skills and teaching effective ways to communicate to build healthy relationships within families. I also have experience in treating substance abuse as well as working with families effected by other's substance use. Reach out to me if you think I can be of assistance. I would enjoy working together!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
TN LCSW 7297
VA LCSW 0904013403
Erika Fugere has excellent insight. She listens carefully and helps to open your mind to different thoughts and perspectives. She has been wonderful to work with each week and she is making a difference in my life.
Written on Sep 13, 2022 after therapy with Erika for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
On the second question I clicked ‘completely disagree” but meant to click completely agree.
Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Erika for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, and adhd