Marva Beckford

(LCSW)
Therapist Marva Beckford Photo

About Me

Hi, If you are on here you are seeking some help and support and struggling with something significant in your life. Finding the right person to help you through these challenges is very important. I would like to provide you with some information about me to see if we are a good fit. I'm a hard-working, highly motivated therapist with over 15 years of experience in social work as a clinician/therapist.

Much of my experience has been working with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, substance abuse, and self-esteem issues. You can expect me to walk with you through whatever difficulties you are facing and help you learn more about yourself and the way you interact with the world. The feedback I receive from clients is that they find me to be caring and non-judgmental, and they appreciate that I am honest and direct with them. I have excellent communication, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal and adaptive skills. I am able to work with a diverse and challenging client population.

During the Covid epidemic, all sessions are conducted via video sessions so that we can get to know each other better. But I am also available to you via phone and text if that is more comfortable for you. A majority of my availability is during the day but I can be available during the evening hours depending on your needs.

I know how hard it can be to find a counselor who you feel a connection with and I would be honored to work with you through this stage of your life.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 15

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #006837 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

Written by N.I. on Sep 04, 2021 after therapy with Marva for 2 weeks

She’s a good listener

Written by A.I. on Jun 15, 2021 after therapy with Marva for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She's a good listener. I feel like I can trust her.

Written by J.U. on Apr 27, 2021 after therapy with Marva for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and anger management

Marva Beckford is really supportive, shes good listener and professional. She give advices based on experiences. I had only few sessions and Im happy that Im working with Marva. Hopefully I could give bigger review after time.

Written by K.A. on Apr 24, 2021 after therapy with Marva for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and

Ms. Beckford is wonderful. She is attentive and patient. She has helped me through truly difficult times and been a great support.

Written by H.E. on Mar 15, 2021 after therapy with Marva for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, and anger management

Marva is caring and direct. I think that she is an excellent resource in these highly-stressed times. She listens to my problems/complaints without judgment, and she offers me concrete suggestions to help me move forward.