I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly 20yrs in the social services field. I have a lot of experience in working with school aged kids/adolescents, adults and families who struggle with issues related to depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, organization, self-esteem, and healthy relationships. I am also experienced in working with clients struggling with physical and/or emotional abuse.
I would describe my therapy style as warm, engaging, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach stems from a strengths based perspective, while implementing therapeutic techniques, such as, psychotherapy, CBT, TFCBT, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused, and Multi-systemic Therapy. I will tailor our sessions and treatment plan to meet your specific goals.
I am so proud of you for taking the first steps towards making a change. I am honored to walk beside you, as you move closer towards a happier, more fulfilling life.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
IN LCSW 34008929A
She is always there to listen and give advice when needed. She has a lot of experience and has different ways to explain things so that it is easy for me to digest. She is patient and I highly recommend her.
Written on Jun 12, 2023 after therapy with LaTresa for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
She has checked in since my guest session, was understanding, honest and listened. Provided good and helpful feedback
Written on Oct 24, 2022 after therapy with LaTresa for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and parenting issues
She is knowledgeable, understanding, and very down to earth with how I’m feeling. She also provides ways to navigate my stress and anxiety in a productive way.
Written on Aug 09, 2022 after therapy with LaTresa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
LaTresa is a fantastic listener, a wonderful professional coach, and I feel grateful for the help she has given me to get through a difficult stage in my life.
Written on Aug 09, 2022 after therapy with LaTresa for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
LaTresa is a wonderful therapist who truly listens to what the patient is saying. She never dismisses emotions and has a very gentle yet realistic approach to viewing things. I enjoy every session I have with her and she is wonderful in providing feedback, praise and solutions.
Written on Jul 21, 2022 after therapy with LaTresa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
LaTresa is a wonderful listener who provides realistic treatment that works within my life
Written on Jun 22, 2022 after therapy with LaTresa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue