I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 18 years of experience in the field. My experience is broad and includes working with adolescents and adults diagnosed with depression, anxiety and trauma. I've worked with families addressing issues with parenting, oppositional defiance, blending families together and working with families after divorce. As a wellness coordinator I worked with
police officers to address on and off the job related stressors and connect to resources as needed.
My doctoral degree in clinical sexology affordable me the knowledge and experience working with individuals and couples who have concerns with relationships, intimacy, desire , sex and sexuality. This includes sexual orientation and gender.
My treatment style is inclusive of a variety of techniques to meet the person where they are. This is because each person is different and I strive to customize the services to cater to your needs.
If you are open to collaborate and willing to try something different our time together will be well spent.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Commitment Issues, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LA LCSW 11118
She is an amazing listener. Dr. Crowden has provided me with tools that have made an impact in my life. Dr. Crowden has really improved my life.
Written on Sep 22, 2022 after therapy with Nicole for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and parenting issues
Dr. Crowden really makes me feel like she cares, listens and can help me. I am more hopeful than I have been in a long time that I might can actually change.
Written on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Nicole for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem