I am licensed in Illinois and South Dakota with 8+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, First Responder Issues, Immigration Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Prejudice and Discrimination, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
IL Psychologist 071010714
SD Psychologist 629
Dr. Lopez made me feel comfortable right away. I’m feeling so much better just after a couple of weeks. I finally understand where my anxiety is coming from and how to cope.
Written on Mar 04, 2023 after therapy with Margarita for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
She is easy to talk to and supportive. She gave me resources and tools to use between sessions which has made it easier for me to monitor my anxiety.
Written on Sep 23, 2022 after therapy with Margarita for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr Lopez has great insights and can see and hearly clearly, the vague issues that I circle around in conversation. She is relatable and knowledgeable and helps me gain a new perspective on a variety of problems and relationships in my life.
Written on Aug 26, 2022 after therapy with Margarita for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
So down to earth and understanding!!
Written on Jul 07, 2022 after therapy with Margarita for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
Written on Jun 29, 2022 after therapy with Margarita for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, coping with life changes, and relationship issues