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Victoria Haltom, LMSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

Thank you for reviewing my profile and considering seeking guidance, to maneuver your way
through the life challenges you are facing. It is of utmost importance that the therapist you
choose to share your concerns with provides a safe and trusting environment that is void of
judgment or negative consequences. If you decide to choose me as your therapist, I can assure
you that I will be respectful of your time and invest my time and expertise, to create a beneficial
partnership, that leads to addressing your concerns and results in improving your life. Below
you will find an overview of my therapeutic experience and approach that I hope will assist you
in making your decision and choice of a therapist.

I am a licensed Master of Social Work in the state of Michigan. I received my degree from the
University of Southern California in 2012. I have been providing individual and couples therapy,
through out patient settings, and through Telecounseling, since 2015. Previous to 2015, I
provided case management services in a senior independent living facility and have extensive
experience with helping seniors access resources to improve and enhance their lifestyle.
My therapeutic style is quite eclectic and includes a variety of modalities to address mental
health challenges such as; anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, personality
disorders, phobias, chronic illness, developing skills to improve ways of communicating,
caregiver stress and assisting with coping strategies to reduce life stressors and improve overall
life satisfaction.

Therapeutic Modalities include: Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy,
Motivational Interviewing, Grief and Loss, Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, Anger
Management, Conflict Resolution, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Narrative Therapy, and the use
of Mindfulness, Breath Work and Relaxation Techniques

Sometimes People Need Help…
Changes in life are always occurring but sometimes change can make us feel overwhelmed and
unable to function the way we would like to.
Sometimes change is unexpected and can negatively effect our ability to function in our job,
carry out daily routines or manage our personal affairs.
Sometimes medical challenges with ourselves and/or with others can require unexpected changes
in our lifestyle.
Sometimes conflict with spouses, significant others, family members, friends, or co-workers can
cause unwanted or unmanageable feelings and emotions.
Sometimes life challenges can make us question our self-worth or have a negative impact on
how we feel about life.
Sometimes difficulties in our life contribute to the development of thoughts, behaviors and habits
that are not healthy for us.
Professional help can bring awareness to what is not working in our lives and assist in
developing healthier ways of thinking, doing and behaving.
Sometimes we feel totally alone and just can’t seem to find the answer or solution we need to
feel better on our own…
Sometimes We Just Need Help
Therapy provides hope and can ease the difficulties that often present themselves as we journey
through life. I look forward to partnering with you in that process.

Professional experience

12yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, 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, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

MI LMSW 6801095120

Reviews

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

Victoria has helped changed my life. 10/10

Written on May 21, 2024 after therapy with Victoria for 7 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and self esteem

Victoria is a wonderful therapist. She is understanding, kind, and respectful (without sugar coating the situation), and is able to approach with a variety of solutions to fit you as an individual. I trust her expertise and would highly recommend her. Thank you for all that you do!

Written on May 16, 2024 after therapy with Victoria for 1 year and 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Victoria has been incredibly helpful to me over the years as I've worked through my anxiety and managing life events. I have learned so much and try to practice her tips and tricks on a regular basis. She does a great job encouraging me to think in different ways and brings an honest, logical, but still kind expertise to the table. I'd definitely recommend her to others looking for some support and self improvement!

Written on Sep 10, 2023 after therapy with Victoria for 1 year and 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Victoria is a great therapist. She is empathetic and offers excellent take away tools and strategies to think about and process difficult emotions. I am working through my childhood traumas which have caused me to catastrophize in my daily life. It is a difficult topic to work through but she is a kind and patient listener and offers some important insights which are helping me to make some breakthroughs. It is wonderful having a safe place to do this work.

Written on Jun 27, 2023 after therapy with Victoria for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and anger management

Victoria listens and actively tries to assist me with my issues. She is great at building confidence in me.

Written on Apr 27, 2023 after therapy with Victoria for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Victoria is a compassionate, experienced and skilled therapist that helps guide you in identifying your role in what is concerning you and gives you useful tools to help you change your behavior. I highly recommend her.

Written on Mar 24, 2023 after therapy with Victoria for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem