Dr. Sheila Gold is a licensed clinical social worker with her doctorate in social work. Dr. Gold has been in clinical practice for 20 years with a focus on substance abuse counseling, child and adolescent counseling and family systems issues. Dr. Gold provides a warm and open therapeutic environment where clients can freely explore new ways to cope with old issues ( and new ones). Dr. Gold believes that healing takes place within a safe therapeutic relationship between client and therapist and that most clients are hardwired for positive self growth.
I look forward to meeting you and working with and feel honored to be part of your journey toward self growth.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
LA LCSW 4761
Only had one session so far but she zoomed in on all my concerns and gave me ideas and suggestions . She kept it real , she was kind but did not sugar-coat my issue. We were definitely a great match!
Written on Sep 28, 2023 after therapy with Sheila for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, anger management, and career difficulties
Dr. Gold is kind and considerate, and has a an enormous amount of knowledge to assist her patients. I highly recommend Dr. Gold.
Written on Feb 05, 2022 after therapy with Sheila for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem