Rama (Ray-ma) Gerig, LCSW, FSW, SEP is a graduate from University of Houston – Graduate College of Social Work. She comes to this profession with a great deal of life experience, and has spent most of her years helping others in some capacity. She believes in, and is devoted to, creating a safe and open space for clients to freely express themselves, and be curious about their thoughts, feelings, and challenges without judgment. Offering services that focus on healing the mind, body and spirit. She is passionate about assisting individuals who are seeking support to changing maladaptive behaviors to effective and positive coping skills.
Rama utilizes an eclectic approach that integrates several evidenced based interventions to help her client’s achieve their treatment goals. Areas of treatment include, Somatic Experience (SE), Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Financial Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Strengths Based Therapy. The majority of Rama’s career has been working with young adults and professionals, ranging from trauma, addiction, general and social anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, personality disorders, and stage of life developmental issues, such as sudden changes in a family system, spiritual crises, financial crises, career changes, or relationship changes, to name a few.
Through Somatic Experience Practice (SE), Rama is trained as a trauma resolution specialist integrating SE with psychological principles of psychodynamic and attachment therapy, and somatic body work. SE is a intervention that helps clients move through various physical symptoms of historical and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). SE offers effective support and psychotherapy in sexual abuse, childhood trauma, automobile accidents, falls, high global impact, and other forms of trauma.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
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
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Years of Experience: 5 years
Private Practice , Clinician , 2019 - Present
The Lovett Center, Therapist , 2014 - 2019
Somatic Experience Practice, SEP, 2019
Financial Social Work, FSW, 2017
UH Graduate college of Social Work, LCSW, 2014
Univ. of St. Thomas, BA, 2012
Weekly group to safely examine the stories told about ourselves and our relationships, with supportive interpersonal feedback and relational experiences in our struggles. Pre-group consultation sessions required to determine fit and goals for group.