I am a Licensed Practicing Counselor, (LPC). I have a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and my Bachelor’s is in Community Service – Family Counseling. I also have a Masters in Higher Education. I am trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. I have extensive experience with mental health treatments, but currently I lean toward a short-term, eclectic style of therapeutic delivery including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered, Brief Solution Focused, Narrative, Existential and Faith Based therapies in order to meet a broad scope of client needs. I have the ability to assess others needs effortlessly and instill hope for change. I am driven to help others better understand themselves, to navigate through life’s difficulties and overcome obstacles; to build capacity for wellbeing, love, peace, and happiness . . . which leads to productive, healthy, meaningful lives. I tend to favor Brief Solution Focused Therapy 4-8 sessions. However, at times a few more sessions are needed. I have a high level of empathy and compassion which stems from life’s experiences, and I strongly believe in providing unconditional positive regard to all clients.
I am a person of Faith and will use Biblical principles only IF REQUESTED. I am able to separate my beliefs and views from others and value the differences. I do not impose my views, nor do I judge others’. I have proficiencies in Couples/relationship counseling and Career Counseling, i.e. career planning, academic planning, career assessments and Life Skills. I am a part-time therapist but I am able to open my schedule in order to accommodate you most of the time. I will respond to messages withing 24 hours. Please understand I am available during business hours, 9am -4 pm EST.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LPC 6401222546
Linda is very engaged and supportive. She offers helpful tools and suggestions during sessions.
Written on Dec 30, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues
Working with Linda was awesome I feel like I'm more happy these days unfortunately I had to drop it because I couldn't pay any more money unfortunately it broke me but if I get back on track I will definitely be talking again with Linda untill then I will miss her . A big thanks to her
Written on Nov 23, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and anger management
Written on Oct 05, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, and coping with life changes
Linda is knowledgeable and thoughtful. She provides a variety of advice and recommendations
Written on Sep 23, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
Linda is great to talk to professional, listens , gives great tools to work thru any problems
Written on Aug 26, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Written on Aug 24, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 1 month on issues concerning self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd