I am a licensed clinical social worker in Arizona and Michigan, with 20 years of professional experience. My background includes work with clients addressing stress and anxiety, LGBTQ2IA+-related issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse. This enables me to employ several different treatment modalities to find the best fit for your goals. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Body Image, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Military and Veterans Issues, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, 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, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801086648
AZ LCSW 20256
Irene is caring and attentive. She has helped me tremendously!
Written on Jul 31, 2023 after therapy with Irene for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, anger management, and coaching
Irene has provided me with healthy strategies for dealing with my anxiety, and walked me through steps that I can take in order to confront my anxiety so that I feel safer and more secure
Written on Feb 18, 2023 after therapy with Irene for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd
I already have recommended BH to several folks. I consider Irene a critical aspect to my mental health and improved quality of life. Thank you Irene!!!
Written on Nov 25, 2022 after therapy with Irene for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes
Irene is wonderfully supportive and kind. I am very glad to have started therapy with her!
Written on Nov 05, 2022 after therapy with Irene for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd
Irene does a wonderful job of creating a welcoming safe space. She’s very compassionate and understanding. I feel very comfortable working with her and trust her communication.
Written on Sep 26, 2022 after therapy with Irene for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes