He/Him/HisLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW PhD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
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Welcome! I'm "Dr. Ed." a Ph.D.-Diplomate in Clinical Social Work from the University of Houston and Governors State. In our multicultural world, therapy is a safe place to respect your values and honor your strengths! √ I'm 4.6 rated with 60+ reviews on HealthGrades, United Health, Aetna and Cigna. My specialty is working with adults, families, college learners and pre-teens that are dealing with feelings of rejection, anxiousness, and painful situations, -including balancing family, work and life stressors. I have a great appreciation for listening to the adult male voice in families and learning ways to bridge the gap in communication styles between men and women, parents and children, is important work! Let me bottom line this -Mental Health Is Essential! √If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?-Maya Angelou.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Divorce & separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges
Family Conflict - Communication issues in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and men and women communication differences
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 12 years
Private Practice, Therapist, 2015 - Present
Capella University, Therapist, Doctoral Faculty, 2008 - 2018
University of Houston , PHD, MSW, 2009