Elene Drakonakis is a clinical social worker with experience in mental health, grief and loss, chronic illness and substance use counseling. At U Are Heard, she will be working with students in high school and college through a virtual platform. She will focus on organization skills and the many challenges of "adulting" as well as helping with coping strategies for issues like anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Elene Drakonakis is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 27 years
U Are Heard, Clinician, 2022 - Present
Therapy Austin, Staff Counselor, 2019 - Present
Wild Garden Counseling, psychotherapist, 2019 - Present
Hospice Austin, Team Lead, 2016 - 2019
Project Transitions, Hospice Coordinator, 2003 - 2016
Boston University, Master of Social Work, 1995
University of Connecticut, BA , 1993