Lina Munoz, Therapist in Georgia — Zencare
Lina  Munoz

Lina Munoz

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Doctorate in Social Welfare, PhD
Georgia Accepting Online
Updated June 21, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder

Professional statement

Dr. Lina Muñoz received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia. She moved to the US and received her Masters’s Degree and Ph.D. in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago.

Dr. Muñoz has practiced as a psychotherapist since 2008, providing trauma-informed therapy with youth, adults and families from different cultural backgrounds, providing her with strong understanding of multicultural and multigenerational issues.

Dr. Muñoz provides therapy for children, adolescents, families, and adults. Her areas of interest include depression, anxiety, grief and loss, anger management, trauma, parenting, relational problems, and ethnical/cultural diversity issues. Dr. Muñoz works with parents to advocate for their children and collaborate with school professionals to implement appropriate intervention strategies for children and teens with learning difficulties, mood or disruptive behavior disorders.

Dr. Muñoz is also the Atlanta Branch Director for MIRAUSA. She provides leadership and guidance in developing and implementing educational and community-based programs for the Latino community. Dr. Muñoz is bilingual (fluent in Spanish and English) and has had the opportunity to travel abroad and within the United States. She has made genuine efforts to integrate her culture and life experiences in Latin American countries and the United States. Her practice, research, and experiences of living in both cultures have promoted her self-awareness and informed her personal and professional orientation.


Message to clients

I have worked with people from different cultural backgrounds, providing me with strong understanding of multicultural issues. I strive for a warm and supportive approach while also holding clients accountable for meeting their goals.


Specialties

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Cigna
  • MHN/Health Net
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $120 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

Georgia: CSW005552


Languages

English

Spanish