Dr. Arease Edison is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in CA. Dr. Edison helps clients move forward after traumatic experiences. Often, her clients seek therapy becaues they carry painful memories with them, which interefere with their daily lives. This can lead to anxiety, panic attacks, crying, distrust in others, or relationship conflicts. She also works with clients who find themselves stuck in their depression and have no idea how to make changes in their lives.
Dr. Edison uses the cognitive behavioral framework in her work with clients. She encourages clients to see their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as interconnected. Clients learn how to change their thought patterns, especially those related to their traumas, to avoid emotional distress or discomfort. She also teaches clients how to understand what’s in their control and what’s outside of their control through Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT). Dr. Edison has over twenty years of experience working with clients as they build their coping strategies and learn how to handle difficult emotions, including through mindfulness practices. She provides a caring, compassionate space where there is no judgment.
Dr. Edison earned a Master’s degree in Counselng Psychology and a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University. Dr. Edison is a strong believer in making mental health treatment accessible for all members of the community. Her practice is a Black owned organization that strives to provide culturally competent, compassionate support for clients of all ages, situations, and backgrounds.