Are you ready for help with your personal life challenges that may feel overwhelming and hopeless? Do you want to acquire skills and gain insights that will move you forward to a healthier and brighter future?
In a compassionate and supportive environment I will assist you in evaluating core beliefs, feelings and behavior. Together we will develop effective and efficient solutions to problems you are facing. I work with my clients to alleviate their symptoms as well as find the root of the issue. Think of this as not only putting on a Band-Aid but also healing the wound! I am a licensed clinical social worker and have done this work since my mid twenties. I am certified in Cognitive therapy as well as Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and hypnotherapy.
My name is Georgina. I was born in Amsterdam but moved to the US to get my Master’s Degree at NYU and then decided to stay in the US and move to sunny California.
Since 1989 I have become a recognized expert in the field of trauma, divorce, loss and grief, mood disturbances, relationship issues,sexual abuse, adult survivors of dysfunctional families, and (complex) PTSD.
My unique perspective as a trauma survivor, and service provider, give me the necessary expertise to understand your needs. I have street smarts and my approach is honest, direct and interactive. I am dedicated to guiding you through your challenges with compassion and to assist you in transforming your current challenging situation to a life where you thrive.
Issues I treat:
• Trauma and PTSD
• Bipolar Disorder
• Coping Skills
• Drug Abuse
• Dual Diagnosis
• Self Esteem
• Sexual Abuse
• Suicidal Ideation
• Mood Disorders
• Personality Disorders
• Psychosis and cognitive disorders
Some of the things my clients said about me
Georgina has been wonderfully supportive, insightful, and caring through my time working with her. I consider her a blessing dealing with my health issues. She always comes up with new ways to help me tackle difficult issues. Whenever we communicate I learn something helpful and feel a sense of peace. Her approach is honest and refreshing.
Friend in my pocket
Georgina is so nice. She is compassionate, flexible, understanding, and patient. She listens and offers her opinion and offers unconditional support. I feel completely comfortable telling her my darkest thoughts and she offers useful suggestions. She checks in often yet gives me the space to just be when I do not have the time or energy to write. Thank you Georgina!
Georgina was very kind and empathic during my sessions. She was especially helpful regarding my father’s abandonment and my mother’s mental illness.I found our sessions very transformative. I learned that therapy is not a bad thing, something to be ashamed of. The benefits of our sessions were bigger than words can express. Georgina made me understand that I am not to blame for the abandonment by my father, Often children blame themselves for whatever problems their parents have. As adults we keep holding on to that pain and this ruins our life. You also made me realize that because I was exposed to my mother’s mental illness I had to grow up fast.
When I first met Georgina Nunez I was depressed and addicted to crack cocaine. My self-esteem was down the pits. I had many problems at my job. I am proud to say that I no longer feel that I am an ugly loser. Georgina helped me raise my self-esteem and I kicked my habit. I am now clean and sober. Georgina helped me raise my self-esteem and I kicked my habit. I am now clean and sober. Currently I have a steady job in a hospital and my life is great!
- Trauma and abuse
I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Family, Intimacy-related, Anger, Self esteem, Career, Bipolar
LCSW #14462 (Expires: 2019-02-28)
Georgina is easy to talk to. She is understanding and knowledgeable. I would recommend her to anyone that needs someone mental support.
She is real, and because she been through it before, she relates to my issues. I like her. I’m glad I have help from her.
Georgina posses’s a very unique manner to her counseling that is perfect for me -she is diligent, caring and honest.... there is much I have to work on through... I know this very dedicated therapist will help me through!
Georgina is very intuitive about how a person feels and how to best respond. I was pleased and surprised that she used her own personal experiences to help guide me through my issues.
Very patient and willing to listen I feel she truly cares.