I am licensed in Indiana with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love
Clinical approaches: 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
IN LCSW 34007486A
Mrs. Erika is compassionate about listening and understanding what my problems and concerns are. I appreciate her kindness and honesty.
Written on Aug 24, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching
Erika is very compassionate and knowledgeable. I can tell that she genuinely is concerned about me and my needs. We’ve only had a few sessions, but she has made a huge impact on my mental health, stress level, peace of mind and happiness.
Written on Apr 19, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Erika is very kind and insightful.
Written on Mar 28, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
Erika changed my life for the better in many ways. She taught me how to be kind to myself in ways that feel natural. I never felt like any issue was too big or too small to take on. I am able to be vulnerable in a truly safe space with no judgment. I would recommend her to anyone who needs help.
Written on Mar 01, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, eating disorders, self esteem, and compassion fatigue
Mrs Marks is fabulous! She listens and has been providing me valuable communication skills.
Written on Feb 17, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Erika is absolutely wonderful to work with. She is warm and inviting and makes me feel very comfortable drilling into those vulnerable spaces. She is attentive and always provides great insight and recommendations on how to work through the process. I would highly recommend her!
Written on Feb 10, 2023 after therapy with Erika for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management