I am licensed in Hawaii with over 8 years of professional work experience, post graduate degree. I have a Masters degree in Social Work (with a child and family concentration area) as well as a Masters degree in Special Education (with an applied behavior analysis concentration area). In total, I have worked with individuals from birth to eighty in my career, which includes nearly 20 years as a professional in the social services field. I have extensive experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence.
My general approach to therapy starts as a conversation between the two of us in which we can address any concerns or needs that you feel are important. I approach every session with an open mind and do not judge you or your past. I want you to feel safe in the therapeutic relationship in order to help with growth. My goal as a therapist, is to help you feel empowered throughout the therapeutic process while addressing your specific needs. I truly believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage, and I applaud you for it. I am simply here to support you in that process, whatever it may look like for you. I cannot wait for us to get started.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Paranoia, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, 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
HI LCSW LCSW-4952
Easy to work with. Great listener and provides very relevant feedback. She holds me accountable and challenges me to move in positive directions
Written on Jun 29, 2023 after therapy with Georgianne for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues
Its great and accessible
Written on Feb 10, 2023 after therapy with Georgianne for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and coping with life changes