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Victoria Lamy is a CSWA working towards her LCSW. She is currently under supervision. She is currently a CADC-R, working on her CADC so that she can offer dual diagnosis services. She has completed part 1 of EMDR she is currently under the supervision of a licensed EMDR Consultant. Victoria graduated from Portland State University with her Masters Degree in 2021. Victoria is currently licensed in Oregon.
She offers individual and couples therapy to clients who are experiencing challenges with trauma, mood disorders( Anxiety, depression, Bipolar), women’s issues ( Pre-menstrual dysphoric Disorder), Grief and loss, ADHD, Substance use, Harm Reduction, adjustment, and life transition. Victoria also works with youth who would like support in their developmental stages, support with, building self-esteem, and healthy friendships. Victoria has worked with individuals in the criminal justice system, Employee Assistance Programs, Addiction, houselessness, and underserved populations
Victoria’s treatment modalities consist of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, EMDR, Self-Compassion, and a Strengths-Based Approach. Victoria uses a Holistic Approach, focusing on the body, mind, spirit, and emotions. Victoria helps the client work through unresolved childhood trauma and helps the client develop coping skills to manage their symptoms. Victoria teaches her clients that thoughts are automatic, there is an option to agree with the thought or put their thoughts on trial. Victoria uses the ABC model to help clients understand their mindset is what leads to their behavior, beginning with their thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Victoria provides her clients with tools that they can use outside of the session such as worksheets, videos, and books to help them cope and put the skills that they learned in the session into practice. Victoria offers a safe space and a non-judgemental environment.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
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
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
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
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
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 3 years
Portland State University, Masters of Social Work, 2021