Dr. Latifat Cabirou offers a warm, empathic, and collaborative therapy space that reflects her passion for helping individuals build more authentic and meaningful lives. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has worked with individuals across the lifespan and finds great joy in working with adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged adults. Dr. Cabirou has worked with clients with various presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, life transition, stress, relationship issues, identity, education/career, and family-of-origin. She has specialized training in working with college students, immigrants, and trauma survivors.
Dr. Cabirou's clinical experiences in emergency rooms, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, community counseling centers, and university counseling centers has allowed her to experience clients at different phases of their journeys through wellness. This has helped Dr. Cabirou to be well-attuned to clients' unique needs and be creative with how clients are supported in working towards therapy goals.
Dr. Cabirou's approach to therapy is rooted in existential & interpersonal therapies, which allows her and clients to focus on understanding the self and the meaning clients make out of their experiences, while attending to their interpersonal relationships and social functioning. Dr. Cabirou also regularly incorporates techniques and interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to achieve therapy goals. Regardless of clients' presenting concerns, Dr. Cabirou's culture-centered approach allows her to attend to the intersections of clients' cultural identities and how it impacts their experience of the world.
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.
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences
Latifat Cabirou is not in-network with any insurances.
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