I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 26 years of experience working with children, couples and families with trauma histories living in residential and community settings. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) techniques to address the diverse needs of my clients. My counseling style is based upon the needs of my clients. I can be supportive and also challenging when needed to address the barriers that are keeping you stuck in the same place.
Recognizing that you need help to overcome challenges in your life is the first step to making changes. I'm here to help you get started on the road to living a happier, healthier and satisfying life. I look forward to working with you to meet your maximum potential.
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Family Problems, Impulsivity, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Therapy
GA LPC LPC004940
She's the best I've ever had.
Written on Dec 17, 2023 after therapy with Siyama for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
I have been seeing Ms Drake for 2 years and she has help me overcome so many obstacles.. She’s amazing!!
Written on Sep 01, 2023 after therapy with Siyama for 2 years and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Siyama is an excellent therapist! She has a very grounding presence and style that is a perfect balance of logic and empathy. I have used BetterHelp in the past and would recommend Siyama as a therapist to others
Written on Jan 06, 2022 after therapy with Siyama for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
I can’t say enough nice things about Siyama! She has helped me in so many ways throughout my life. I feel like a better person, mother, and wife. I highly recommend her!! She is the best.
Written on Jan 05, 2022 after therapy with Siyama for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Her understanding and ways of encouraging me to better my situation is highly appreciated. Can’t recommend this therapist highly enough.
Written on Nov 14, 2021 after therapy with Siyama for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues
Siyama is a great therapist and she listens well. She is also very resourceful. I would recommend her in supporting your mental well-being.
Written on Oct 29, 2021 after therapy with Siyama for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes