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Frederick Wahlig, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

My name is Fred Wahlig. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in San Diego, California with 30 years of experience as a Social Worker and Therapist. I graduated with my Masters in Social Work from San Diego state University in 1991.

Prior to obtaining my MSW I worked on a Crisis Line and in a Homeless Youth Shelter. As a Social Worker and Therapist, I have had the opportunity to work with People of , Children and Teens who had experienced physical asexual abuse, Active Duty Naval Personal, Transgender youth in crisis and Adolescent and Teens who were actively suicidal. I'm a Mental Health Specialist with the National Disaster Medical System. As a member of NDMS, I'm periodically activated to provide crisis counseling to First Responders. I feel it takes a great deal of courage to seek help when mental health issues may be impacting your life. I'm an open, caring individual and believe everyone deserves to live a life they desire.
Specialties:
* Stress and Anxiety
* Depression
* Trauma
* Grief
*Parenting

Also experienced in: Family Centered Conflict, Anger Management, Self-Esteem Issues, Adoption, Child Abu.se, Critical Stress Debriefing, and Self-Injurious Behavior.
Clinical Approaches: Cogitative Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Client-Centered Therapy, Motivational Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy

Professional experience

30yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Adoption and Foster Care, Communication Problems, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

CA LCSW LCSW17100

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Frederick Wahlig. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Better Help matched me with Fred based on the answers on the intake form. The algorithm works very well, I suspect better than a choice I would've made. He is a careful listener and prompts questions that are significant to not only advancing thoughtful dialogue but at a pace that allows for thorough consideration. I'm delighted with my experience with Better Help and Fred.

Written on May 20, 2022 after therapy with Frederick for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

As someone who suffers from c-ptsd, I am very pleased how well I can open up and not have many of the stress triggers come to light that I get when talking to others. Dr. Fred is wonderful at keeping my mind at ease.

Written on Apr 06, 2022 after therapy with Frederick for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd