My core belief is that you have within you the innate power to heal and grow from difficult life circumstances. Finding meaning in your experiences, you can heal and thrive. My approach is human-centered, focusing on each client’s unique needs and their ability to practice resilience. Working with individuals of all ages, I use solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapy interventions. With more than 20 years of experience, I works with clients on a wide range of issues, working with families and couples to improve their relationships. My expertise includes adoption and fostering issues, youth transitions to independent living, counseling with families and couples, and transition issues related to aging/mid-life issues.
Please note: I do not provide chat only therapy. I know my limits and use phone or video sessions and chat between sessions for update and support.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
GA LCSW CSW004472
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Shamim Neal. 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.
Written on Jan 12, 2023 after therapy with Shamim for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and adhd
Written on Jan 10, 2023 after therapy with Shamim for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes
Very intuitive! Has helped process through difficult situations. I always leave session’s feeling far better than I did from the start.
Written on Dec 19, 2022 after therapy with Shamim for 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue
Shamim is an excellent listener who asks all the right questions, I would recommend her to anyone
Written on Aug 21, 2022 after therapy with Shamim for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and career difficulties
I love that we unpack everything in the moment. I share and then she provides amazing feedback. I've absolutely loved having her to talk to.
Also, anytime I send her a message and tell her she doesn't have to respond she does anyway. She has been a great person to confide in.
Written on Jun 09, 2022 after therapy with Shamim for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
Shamim helped me consider other ways to view the challenges I face. She has a great personality that makes each session valuable and enjoyable.
Written on Apr 08, 2022 after therapy with Shamim for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, self esteem, and coaching