Hi and welcome to Better Help, let me introduce myself , I am Vanessa and meeting people where they are to help them with life and balance is my purpose. I have been a therapist for 16 years. I have a very strong background in individual therapy, adolescent therapy, family therapy and couples therapy. I am certified in DBT (dialectal behavior therapy) and TFT (trauma focused therapy). I use different therapy modules, including the previous mentioned as well as CBT (cognitive behavior therapy) as well as many other forms of therapy that have a strong history of providing great outcomes. I have a very diverse background in my clinical experiences . My experiences include working for a world renowned Cancer Center, the largest hospital system in Houston on their Psych Response Team and also working in a Community Health Center providing therapy within the community. In addition I have worked in private practice providing therapy for a variety of different client needs. I look forward to meeting you and working with you on your therapy goals. As a therapist, I will work with you to set and reach your personal goals to improve your overall mental health.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, 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, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, 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, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Trichotillomania, 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, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
FL LCSW SW17700
IN LCSW 34006058A
TX LCSW 58873
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First session. Very knowledgeable listens and asks appropriate questions I look forward to working with her.
Written on Jan 20, 2023 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Dr Guidry is down to earth and quickly dives into my issues. She is easy to talk to and very sympathetic. I actually enjoy my sessions!
Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Vanessa for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts
She is an amazing therapist. Ive had therapist before but nothing like her i understand her and she understands me and really trys to give me different ways to cope with things.
Written on Nov 28, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and
Vanessa really knows my primary concern, and understands me when I can’t. She guides me to make to best decision for myself and respects me as an individual.
Written on Nov 06, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd
I worked with Vanessa for three sessions by now and I’ve made good progress. She listens very well, helped me to look at things from different perspective and to be more kind with myself. I would like to continue working with her.
Written on Jul 06, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 3 weeks on issues concerning parenting issues, and anger management
Absolutely amazing she can come to you from experience and she can give you a lot of options to use to overcome things you have gone through
Written on Jun 10, 2022 after therapy with Vanessa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life change