Hello! My name is Sue Oliveira and I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. I have over five years of experience working with people affected by a wide variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, relationships, and self-esteem.
My philosophy lies in not waiting for the storm to pass, but rather embracing the storm. My approach is holistic and goal-oriented. I like to incorporate various treatment modalities based on the person’s needs with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology interventions, and Faith-Based Counseling.
My goal as a therapist is not to have all the answers, but to collaborate with you to help you build resilience and provide you the tools that can help you move through life’s challenges. I look forward to meeting you and working towards achieving your goals together!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Postpartum Depression, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NJ LPC 37PC00725300
I only had one session with Sue but I will say it was helpful. Sue really help me rationalize my negative thoughts. I look forward to the next session.
Written on Oct 31, 2023 after therapy with Sue for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues