I am a clinical social worker licensed in both Michigan and Florida with over 27 years experience. I specialize in clinical assessments, treatment of depressive and anxious disorders, as well as helping with life transitions. I have training in evidence based treatments that help individuals improve their quality of life and achieve their life goals. I primarily work with individual adults seeking to make a positive change using solution focused strategies and personalized treatment plans. I am open minded, LGBTQ+ friendly and bilingual in Spanish as well.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801083877
Solimar has provided useful resources that match what I am going through, a wonderful and helpful therapist.
Written on May 24, 2022 after therapy with Solimar for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties