Leah Gillam, LCSW
Hello and welcome to my online profile! Asking for help can be very intimidating and I applaud for you taking this step. I believe that we are all on our own journey and living our best life means building meaningful, authentic connections with others. As a therapist, I'm certified in EMDR which means I'm always listening for how present day challenges are connected to past experiences and what thoughts (good or bad) you have about yourself as a result. I also use DBT and other forms of cognitive behavior therapy to help clients improve the way they see themselves, others, and the world.
In terms of training, I completed my undergraduate studies at Midwestern State University, earning a Bachelor of Social Work in 2007. I graduated from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work in 2009. I've had experience working with teens in crisis, youth in foster care, women in recovery, adults with chronic mental illness, and more. My approach is nonjudgemental and collaborative; I want to hear your story and help you reach your goals. I look forward to working together! For more information about my practice, please visit my website www.selahcenterpllc.wixsite.com/website
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Codependency, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
TX LCSW 61987
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She has been amazing!
Written on Mar 11, 2022 after therapy with Leah for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management
Leah has done wonders for me by pulling me out of a deep dark hole in which I was buried. I knew I needed counseling, but I didn't understand how much until I regained the energy I've been lacking. I am now much more proactive with my daily interactions and decisions. I have also had a major confidence boost in myself, regained trust in my romantic relationship, and reconnected with family. I owe it to Leah for listening to my rants and giving me the nudges I've been needing.
Written on Mar 15, 2021 after therapy with Leah for 4 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Leah was absolutely amazing! She always went beyond listening & heard what I wasn't saying. But she made sure to approach it with a stern gentleness that pushed me towards achieving goals & taking responsibility for my actions! She didn't make therapy seem intimidating with her cool laid back attitude and use of everyday language.
Written on Dec 05, 2020 after therapy with Leah for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties
Leah is an excellent person to talk to. I’m so glad I found BetterHelp!
Written on Nov 29, 2020 after therapy with Leah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and self esteem
Leah is great. That about sums it up.
Written on Sep 14, 2020 after therapy with Leah for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and addictions
Thoughtful, kind, and unbiased. She makes our sessions feel safe and personable. I know she’s listening by what she can restate or recall back to me.
Written on Aug 19, 2020 after therapy with Leah for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd