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Gail Albers, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBT Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

I am a licensed counselor with over 25 years experience in providing therapy. My areas of knowledge include grief and trauma therapy, treatment for anxiety and depression, and issues for LGBTQ individuals. I believe in the life transforming power of mindfulness and also employ dialectical behavioral therapy, psychodynamic process, and Rogerian theory which focuses on empathy and unconditional positive regard from the therapist to the client. My focus as a therapist is to provide a safe and compassionate space in which a person can gain self knowledge, self compassion and kindness. Each person is unique and my goal is to provide individualized treatment and support to each person I work with. I welcome the opportunity and the privilege of providing guidance and support to each person on their journey of self discovery and healing.

Professional experience

31yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Gail Albers. 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.

Gail has a calm demeanor and a very non judgmental attitude towards any issue you bring to her. She has the ability to empathise and constructively lead you to an understanding of self and the stimuli. She has been very responsive and comforting in extremely emotional situations yet leading you to practical solutions and approaches on how to manage that next time. I would recommend her anytime!

Written on May 05, 2023 after therapy with Gail for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Gail is very kind and thoughtful. A good listener and offers great advice.

Written on Apr 28, 2023 after therapy with Gail for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Gail is compassionate, thoughtful and encouraging. She supports me through my journey of self discovery and mastery.

Written on Aug 21, 2021 after therapy with Gail for 5 months on issues concerning family conflicts

Great listener. Helpful suggestions and careful consideration of patient needs.

Written on Jan 10, 2021 after therapy with Gail for 4 months on issues concerning anger management, and bipolar disorder

My first session with Gail was wonderful. It was exactly what I needed in a counselor. She was non-judgemental, kind, unbiased, and listened thoroughly.

Written on Sep 20, 2020 after therapy with Gail for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I have never attempted counselling before and I was really happy to find Gail to work with.

She has a very professional and friendly approach that makes you feel very supported and listened to. She was able to identify my concerns and made me feel that she understood.

I look forward to our sessions and always gain new insight and practical strategies after speaking with her.

Written on Feb 07, 2020 after therapy with Gail for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue