She/Her/HersLicensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Uwem Obot is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston - TX. She works with adults of all ages. Many of Uwem’s clients come in to address Anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Addiction, unresolved grief, and unresolved trauma. Uwem is particularly passionate about serving Individuals going through life transitions, trauma survivors, and individuals struggling with addiction. She also has experience working with people with Depression, low self-esteem, and PTSD.
Uwem is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, motivational interviewing, and other integrative approaches, in which she focuses on helping clients develop skills related to accepting circumstances and making changes, analyzing behaviors, learning healthier patterns of responding, and changing unhelpful, maladaptive, or negative thoughts. Clients also learn to develop collaborative skills for managing symptoms outside of the session. In a session, Uwem focuses on breathing exercises, and grounding tools that can be practiced in stressful situations. Uwem also focuses on helping clients question their thoughts, explore alternative thought processes, and empower clients to gain insight into the innate strength they have to manage life’s stressors. This approach supports clients and helps them to make decisions that are more aligned with their values.
Uwem's style is warm, thoughtful, non-judgmental, engaging, positive, present, and encouraging. When clients first start therapy, Uwem strives to establish a strong, transparent, relationship and create a comfortable and welcoming environment where they feel safe and heard.
Uwem received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Houston – Victoria, and her Master of Arts in Psychology from The University of Houston – Clear Lake. She has worked at The Women's Home – Houston, The Right Step – Houston, and Fort Bend County Juvenile Detention. Outside of private practice, She Enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and traveling. Uwem is currently offering remote therapy sessions only.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
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)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 8 years
The Right Step Houston, Therapist, 2021 - 2023
University of Houston - Victoria, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health, 2021
University of Houston - Clear Lake, Master of Arts in Psychology, 2016