Life can offer terrible events that can crush your dreams… but I believe it’s never too late to change. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Pahrump, NV. I use an eclectic approach including techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Brief Solution Focus Therapy.
My clinical experience includes servicing clients in bereavement, the criminal justice system, chronic medical/mental health challenges, assessing for psychiatric and rehabilitative levels of care that will bring about a healing process during times of crisis and challenge.
I will focus primarily on moving forward in time to develop more effective ways of coping with life. During the first visit, a mental health assessment is vital for early steps in taking charge of mental health and wellbeing. I will collaborate with you to evaluate levels of disruption and duration in order to identify the problem and move forward.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NV LCPC CP1260
Marvina is great! My experience with her has given insight and perspective to areas of my life that has helped me process and examine things better. I’m able to understand the “why” behind my actions and thoughts, which has improved how I show up in the world.
Written on Jan 09, 2023 after therapy with Marvina for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
She is an excellent therapist. She is encouraging, positive, transparent and understanding. She gives me assignments that help me analyze my own thinking.
Written on Dec 18, 2022 after therapy with Marvina for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, trauma and abuse, anger management, and grief
Truss is personable and quickly makes you feel comfortable speaking with her. She is intelligent and honest. Truly grateful to have been matched with her!
Written on Dec 10, 2022 after therapy with Marvina for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Truss is amazing
Written on Dec 06, 2022 after therapy with Marvina for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Marvina is a kind woman who instantly put me at ease.
Written on Nov 15, 2022 after therapy with Marvina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and career difficulties
Marvina is a great active listener. I really need that support! She is also very intuitive and able to identify my strengths. She is very uplifting and pointed out the features of the BetterHelp program that can support me.
Written on Aug 13, 2022 after therapy with Marvina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes