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Erin Hibma, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Parenting issues Self esteem Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Hello, my name is Erin and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin. I earned my Master's Degree in Social Work from Syracuse University. I have been practicing for over 20yrs in a variety of settings and absolutely love being a social worker. Some of the areas I have provided therapy includes individuals challenged by addictions, shame, loss, personality disorders, criminal charges, suicidal ideation, and veteran related issues . I truly appreciate being able to use my knowledge and experience to help others help themselves as well as feel honored to be invited into the lives of others. My practice flows an active listening, strengths based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach with experience with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Informed Care.

In my life and in my practice, I try to be as open minded and accepting of others as possible. I appreciate people for being who they are and I look forward to meeting you!

Professional experience

20yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

WI LCSW 7859-123

Reviews

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The best, the absolute best!

Written on Oct 20, 2022 after therapy with Erin for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd

I’ve had 3 sessions with Erin so far. She has eased so many fears of mine about therapy. She’s an excellent listener. I’m actually excited to continue therapy now. I feel myself climbing out of the hole I was in.

Written on Aug 01, 2022 after therapy with Erin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Erin is very knowledgeable and thoughtful about how she approaches therapy sessions. She helps put things into perspective while not being critical about the things you’re going through.

Written on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Erin for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Erin and I have just started working together. In our short time I have been provided information for new skills, literature to read as well as helpful tools to incorporate into my daily life. Erin listens carefully and knows how to keep the conversation going even when I tend to jump all over. Very pleased with our time so far and looking forward to the future.

Written on Jan 10, 2022 after therapy with Erin for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Erin is very patient and very knowledgeable. She listens to my concerns. Very helpful

Written on Nov 27, 2021 after therapy with Erin for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, adhd, and sleeping disorders

Erin is a gem - the total package. She is an amazing listener, gives excellent advice. Her expectations are are extremely realistic. From our first interaction, I could immediately tell that she cared about me, whether it was our mutual love of cats or that she genuinely cares about her patients. I simply adore and would highly recommend her.

Written on Nov 21, 2021 after therapy with Erin for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes