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Vanessa Holliman, LCSW

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About me

I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Holistic Life Coach with over 10 years of professional experience in the mental health field and have been providing psychotherapy specific services for the past 3 years. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

My therapy style combines holistic practices, education and years of experience in the behavioral health and human services field to provide tailored-made services. I provide a trauma-informed approach to all of my services regardless of your unique history. My preferred modalities include Art Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential Phenomenological Psychotherapy, Exposure Therapy, Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Mind-Body Centering. I am also open to the opportunity of working with clients who have developmental delays and their families.

Professional experience

4yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Intellectual Disability, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

OR LCSW L11078


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

Vanessa helped me in many ways. She was attentive and very easy to talk too. She recommended a diverse option set to help me overcome challenges, all with a great sense of humor!

Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Diligent, compassionate, patient and focused. I appreciate how Vanessa challenges me to look beyond myself while taking accountability for what is in my control. I enjoy the imaginative communication styles she encourages using my own virtuosities as my mediums.

Written on Nov 28, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Vanessa Holliman, LCSW is attentive, professional, and calming. She is nonjudgmental and has given me an opportunity to explore my feelings safely. I highly recommend Vanessa to anyone seeking help to work through feelings of loss and despair.

Written on Nov 02, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes

Vanessa is amazing at providing recommendations and ways for me to find new routines.

Written on Nov 01, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and compassion fatigue

From the start, she's made me feel heard and understood, she validates my emotions when others have judged or criticized me for them. I'm very thankful to have been matched with Vanessa, having her help gives me a little more hope.

Written on Oct 14, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Vanessa has been what the universe had in mind for me when I finally opened up and decided to get help. She’s re-lit a passionate fire under my a$$ that I forgot was there and I’m a man with and on a mission to better myself. Thank you Vanessa!

Written on Oct 08, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and grief