I am a Licensed California Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 15 years of experience in counseling and psychotherapy. I provide individual and group therapy to treat mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders. My work is client centered, I work with you to develop strategies to change behaviors so that you may learn to cope with difficult situations resulting from anxiety, depression, and trauma. I am here to help you identify your inner strengths and resources to achieve your goals. My primary intervention method is Narrative. You write and tell your story. Together we develop a treatment plan, based on your past and present difficulties and you, the client, write your future story.
I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Anger management
- Self esteem
Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Cancer , Co-morbidity , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Men's Issues , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Self-Harm , Social Anxiety and Phobia Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LCSW 76759
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I am grateful to have session with Fred
Fred has helped me navigate and explore my emotions during some very challenging times for me. I am some grateful to speak with him!
Fred is a great listener who keeps our conversations feeling casual so it’s takes the edge off . Fred makes it feel like you are speaking to a friend. I would reccomend Fred to anyone afraid of talking to someone! Thank you Fred for giving me space to talk about my issues freely