I am licensed in Hawaii with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia
HI Psychologist Psy-1390
Dr. Jay is very grounding, friendly, and helped me a lot. I would recommend him to a friend
Written on Aug 30, 2023 after therapy with Jay for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr. Valdez is compassionate. He really listens and provides helpful insights. I was pleased with the progress we made in a short time. I felt that I could trust Dr. Valdez and therefore felt safe to share in a vulnerable way. Thank you Dr. Valdez and betterhelp.
Written on Feb 25, 2023 after therapy with Jay for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Dr. Valdez is a very understanding and great listener. He gives so many advice and sees other perspectives in every situation. He is very kind and smart and He really is a great therapist to anyone who needs help, he is willing and there.
Written on Jan 30, 2023 after therapy with Jay for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, anger management, and bipolar disorder