Linda Marie Snell
She/Her/HersCertified Addictions Counselor -or- Certified Alcoholism Counselor, CAC Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Linda Marie Snell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor with a practice in Laguna Niguel and Carlsbad. Over the past 8+ years, she has worked with a diverse population of all ages but has found her niche among couples, adults, emerging adults. Linda specializes in helping clients work through past or recent trauma, difficulties in relationships and parenting, substance abuse, including alcohol dependence or general drinking concerns, and mood disorders.
Clients seek Linda’s support when their emotional challenges have evolved into a daily hindrance, manifesting in symptoms like underlying dread, self loathing, lack of motivation and/or emotional disregulation. Others experience sacrificing their own wants and needs in order to please family and friends, but aren’t sure how to establish and maintain stronger boundaries due to a lack of self efficacy and autonomy. Whatever the struggle Linda engages her clients in a collaborative journey to explore whether the expectations one has been adhering to works for them.
Linda understands the importance of emotional safety, attunement, therapeutic alliance, and strives to provide a space in which each client feels understood and secure expressing thoughts, emotions, and disagreements as they arise. She invites you to reach out via email or schedule a free phone consultation to assess fit, and looks forward to hearing more about your personal journey.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety in order to identify choices.
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions
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
Linda Snell is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Sliding scale provided.
Years of Experience: 7 years
Linda Snell LCSW Psychotherapy , Psychotherapist , 2020 - Present
New Method Wellness Treatment Center, Drug and Alcohol Counselor/Therapist, 2014 - 2021
OC Probation Department Juvenile Sex Crimes Unit , Intern Case Manager, 2010 - 2011
University of Southern California , Masters Social Work, 2016
Saddleback Community College, Certificate Drug and Alcohol, 2014
Argosy University, Masters Forensic Psychology, 2011