I have experience working with those who have Mental Health issues as well as Substance Use Disorders and have worked with military personnel, those living with HIV/AIDS, the incarcerated, and in Private Practice. I use a strength-based, client-centered approach with a foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; yet draw from an eclectic approach, to assist the client make therapeutic gains. I utilize my Spirituality and Christian belief implementing the tenets of faith, hope, and love to strengthen confidence, self-worth, and help one maintain their recovery and excel in their mental, physical, social, and emotional health.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Self-Love, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy
AK LPC 183838
NJ LPC 37PC00805100
NC LCMHC 14047
WA LMHC LH61094664
I really feel that these sessions are working. Mrs. McDonald is a excellent therapist.
Written on Jun 21, 2022 after therapy with Trina for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes
Very sweet woman . Good listener . Rather patient .
Written on May 11, 2022 after therapy with Trina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
It took a few different sessions with other therapists before I was matched with Trina and honestly I am so glad I found someone who I think is really helpful/insightful in the way that she is. She really is a great therapist who cares about her clients needs
Written on Feb 22, 2022 after therapy with Trina for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties
LOVE LOVE LOVE HER!!!! The best ever, thank you so much!!!
Written on Jul 11, 2021 after therapy with Trina for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes
Trina is a great listener. She responds with kindness and concern and no judgment only help.
I am grateful to have found her.
Written on Jun 09, 2021 after therapy with Trina for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Trina speaks to my soul, spirit and my hearty.
Written on May 03, 2021 after therapy with Trina for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes