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Theresa Mago, LMHC

Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief Intimacy
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About me

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, with 10 years of experience and almost 6 decades of life lessons, I have worked closely with all populations, including as a military counselor. Prior to being in mental healthcare, I was in education and have worked with children, ages 3-18, with all exceptionalities. Prior to completing my bachelor's degree in college, I was in the entertainment industry and worked as an entrepreneur for over 3 decades.

I work well with children and teenagers, men and women, individuals, couples and families. I have worked with many types of issues including but not limited to; Setting Boundaries and Communication Skills, anger, depression, bipolar disorder, suicidal ideation, psychosis, anxiety, addictions, grief, shame and forgiveness, rejection and abandonment, Safety and Attachment, complex/ C-PTSD, LGBTQIA, assertiveness training/boundaries, relationships and sex, ADHD/ ADD and Spectrum disorders, parenting support and family enrichment, replacing irrational beliefs, fears / phobias, increasing Spiritual understanding and other faith-based struggles, unconditional self-love and radical acceptance, mindfulness, motivation, goal setting, increase self-trust, learn better coping skills and other Skills to manage life better and be free in the now here.

I want what you want, and my purpose is to give you the results you seek and facilitate the changes you desire. My approach is warm, inviting, accepting, extremely open, interactive and direct. I practice a style that is Solution-Focused and Action oriented, or Psychodynamic and Gestalt, depending on your needs and wishes. I often use Rational and Emotive Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Dialectical Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment based therapies, Art, Play, Drama and strength-based Narrative therapies are also available, upon request. Faith Based Spiritual/Prayer Counseling is also available upon request. My approach is wholistic.

Let me work with you and yours in taking that next step in your life journey...

Professional experience

12yrs in practice
Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief Intimacy

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hearing Impaired, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Theresa Mago. 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.

She is simply the best of the best!

Written on Nov 13, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is great therapist for those whom have abusy schedule, non confronting, well in formed up to date, expertise so many areas, recommended highly.

Written on Oct 06, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt

Theresa was absolutely amazing. She listened to me and provided me with wonderful, truthful advice and help!

Written on Oct 04, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Theresa is a thoughtful, kind and caring person. She listens to what I say and encourages me to do the best I can. She helped me out of one of the lowest points of my life and I don't think I could've done it without her.

Written on Sep 21, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

She is a down to earth real therapist. She knows how to make you look at things from a therapeutic perspective. Gives great resources.

Written on Aug 03, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Theresa Mago is a great therapist. She is very good at what she does. Great listener, and she has some amazing methods to help individuals like me deal with stress and life little daily challenges

Written on May 30, 2023 after therapy with Theresa for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes