No preference - Dude works just fine.Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A Practice: Robin Leah Counseling Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Messina Delgado is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (#93296 and supervised by Stamatis Bogdanos #64556) who is always ready to listen and learn.
The tools she uses are done with cultural considerations, and by acknowledging the extra burdens social constructs and systemic environments put on you. Messina start with listening and being a witness to your story. With your consent she will use parts work to assist you in taking an objective stance in your story, and offering yourself compassion. Continuing onto you practicing somatic experiencing to help you understand how your body has responded to your narrative. Paring that with having you engage in mindfulness to help you regulate these sensations. If something pops up that feels harder to regulate/process she may begin to use other tools to get you on the other side of what it is you are going through.
She is also trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) for children, teens, adults of both the neurodiverse (Autism, ADHD, etc.) and neurotypical populations. With your consent can use it to overcome these larger internal hurdles or trauma(s) also known as PTSD or C-PTSD. You may prefer to take this route initially- if so Messina can oblige.
In-person sessions are available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday with Fridays and Saturdays available on a case-by-case basis. Online appointments are available Monday through Thursday with Fridays and Saturdays available on a case-by-case basis.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
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
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
Messina Delgado is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
Years of Experience: 1 year
Capella University, Masters of Science | Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2023
Rick Levinson EMDR Training, EMDR Trained, 2023
Supervisor: Stamatis Bogdanos (LPC-S 64556)