Clinical Social Work Associate
Supervisor: Sam Gioia, LCSW
ACCEPTING CLIENTS. Therapeutic guidance for ADHD in your family system, healing from family trauma, and living/coping through grief + loss.
Provides free initial consultation
Practicing Since: 2017
If you have found yourself feeling lost, hopeless, or overwhelmed - you don't have to face this alone. We would work well together if you are a professional, parent, or young adult struggling with ADHD or have a child with ADHD ; are a parent recovering from generational trauma ; or an adult living with the pain or grief and loss. Give yourself the chance to thrive.
Integral therapy for ADHD in your family system, healing from trauma, and grief and loss support. A form of psychotherapy that helps individuals resolve their problems in the context of their family units, where many issues are likely to begin. The first stop in working with me to understand and contextualize the challenges you are facing.
Therapeutic process designed to build skills for grounding, mindfulness, and distress tolerance. A piece of the therapeutic puzzle to help you cope day to day as we dive deeper into your work. Used to support healing from trauma and coping with grief and loss.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a modified type of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Its main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others. This therapy model supports individuals with ADHD, healing from trauma, and coping with grief and loss.
CBT is a type of therapeutic treatment that helps people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior and emotions. Together you will focus on changing automatic negative thoughts that can contribute to and worsen emotional difficulties, depression, and anxiety. Through CBT, these thoughts are identified, challenged, and replaced with more objective, realistic thoughts. This therapy supports ADHD, trauma, and grief.
Receiving an ADHD diagnosis for yourself or your loved one can be both relieving and overwhelming. Finding the right support for your family system and for yourself will play a critical role in creating calm in your world. While ADHD is a chronic lifelong condition, it is treatable, manageable, and conquerable. The best decision you can make for yourself and your loved ones is to seek support to learn the skills and address the fears associated with impaired functioning due to ADHD.
The finality of the end of a life can leave you looking for answers, hoping for some kind of relief from the hole left in your world. But relationships don’t end with death, they are only transformed. As painful as it can be to hear right now, it is true that you will someday be okay again. In grief counseling you won’t be asked to be “over it” on any timeline other than you own. You will receive gentle support, guidance, and a reminder that you are not alone in this.
Transgenerational trauma can have significant impacts on individuals and family systems. It can be hard to see the ways we pass the habits and behaviors of our parents and family systems onto our own children. Fortunately, trauma survivors are highly resilient people, and your strength and resilience is also something you can pass on to your children.
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