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Garrett Gomes, LMFT

Addictions Trauma and abuse Intimacy-related issues Self esteem Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in Hawaii with 3+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

The three core theories that I use in therapy are as follows:
1. Humanistic Theory
2. Existential Theory
3. Solution Based Theory

Professional experience

3yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

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Very wise guy! I have enjoyed our enlightening discussions

Written on Feb 01, 2023 after therapy with Garrett for 1 week on issues concerning depression, lgbt, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Wonderful experiences with Garrett and his conversations are meaningful and resonate with me. He messages promptly when able and shows true compassion and thought in his replies. Checks in on me when needed and is restoring my faith in humanity.

Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Garrett for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Recently signed up. Have 2 sessions already abs can’t believe that I didn’t Kline sooner.

Garrett is awesome. Attentive and engaged. Truly lucky to have been matched with him. Looking forward to future sessions.

Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Garrett for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and bipolar disorder

Mr. Gomes is a great listener and does not rush you. Which is helpful in my case.

Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Garrett for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatig

From the first conversation I was impressed by how much Garret understood my situation and was able to quickly pick up on what was going on to the T. I am happy with our talks and find it helpful.

Written on Dec 23, 2022 after therapy with Garrett for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

Garret is a great listener. He shows no judgement and asks great questions.

Written on Dec 22, 2022 after therapy with Garrett for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd