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I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor with 3 years of experience in the counseling field. I have experience in numerous settings working with a variety of clients experiencing anxiety and depression, Autism Spectrum Disorder, major life transitions, communication difficulties, etc. My therapeutic modality is focused on Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness techniques.
I want to create a safe place where openness, trust, and compassion is practiced throughout. Your feelings and thoughts should be shared and heard without judgment. I'm here to help guide you through your current challenges, explore any past difficulties, and work towards your future goals and plans.
I look forward to meeting and working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Communication Problems, Self-Love
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy
HI LMHC MHC-798
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Marissa Yoshikawa-Machado. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
She’s nice and she shows empathy
Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Marissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
100/10 marrissa is the bomb.com
Written on Oct 24, 2022 after therapy with Marissa for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem
Marissa was great at helping me navigate through a really tough living situation i was dealing with. I looked forward to our therapy sessions every week and she was always willing to chat
Written on Oct 21, 2022 after therapy with Marissa for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Marissa provides a safe environment to be around. Judgment fee and cares for me.
Written on Sep 21, 2022 after therapy with Marissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and self esteem
She’s great! I feel very safe talking with her about my life and what’s going on. She offers a unique perspective to me that I find very helpful.
Written on Aug 19, 2022 after therapy with Marissa for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues
Marissa is excellent. She is a great listener, provides useful advice and resources and makes me feel extremely comfortable.
Written on Jul 27, 2022 after therapy with Marissa for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd