I believe that my approach and personality create a safe environment for my clients to create lasting change. I have over 7 years experience in substance abuse, I have been practicing counseling since 2016, and I have worked with clients of all ages. I also specialize in trauma and working with teens. Other areas of experience include anxiety, self-esteem, grief, and LGBTQ+-related issues, to name a few. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Codependency, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Men's Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
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Sam is AMAZING! She's very goal oriented, sweet and caring! She send messages when you can't to see if you need help. I really wish her the best, she's doing magic! Sam is MAGIC!
Written on May 28, 2022 after therapy with Somiya (Sam) for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Sam is my girl ❤ she has a very wholesome vibe that makes me feel comfortable speaking my unedited mind and ever since I started talking with her I've been feeling more positive and in control
Written on May 17, 2022 after therapy with Somiya (Sam) for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd