Dawn Adeyemi, Therapist in Pawtucket, Rhode Island — Zencare
Dawn  Adeyemi
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Dawn Adeyemi

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island Not Accepting Online
Pawtucket Not Accepting In-person

This therapist is currently not accepting new clients. Find available Rhode Island therapists on Zencare.

Updated September 15, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Indecisiveness
  • Irritability
  • Nervousness/worry

Professional statement

Dawn Adeyemi is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with expertise in women's issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, unbalanced moods, relationship issues, nervousness, insecurity, poor boundaries, burn out, indecisiveness, and trauma.

Dawn specializes in working with women 18 - 40 years old on issues related to self-esteem, transitions into adulthood, and developing healthy relationships. Dawn also sees clients who have experienced trauma, such as domestic violence or childhood trauma, and helps them work through the beliefs that have developed as a result of the experience, in conjunction with mindfulness practices, guided muscle relaxations, and acceptance work. With clients who have unmanaged anxiety or depression, Dawn emphasizes the importance of psychoeducation, helping them understand symptoms such as loss of interest, irritability, lack of sleep, restlessness and fatigue, and how they can manage it with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills.

Dawn's practice is informed by Solution Focused Therapy, in which she helps clients set goals, understand and accept what has happened in the past, and determine a way to move forward. From there, she uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, giving homework to clients who prefer this to see change manifest more quickly. In her practice, Be Free LLC, she incorporates laughter as a key component of therapy, with the goal of helping her clients be free and happy.


Message to clients

I would like to help you to take better care of you. I enjoy supporting "fixers/rescuers/saviors," high-achievers and empaths; those who tend to focus on the wellness of others more than themselves. I find this can be linked to low self-esteem, insecurity, distrust, or trauma. This pattern can be stressful and impact our wellness. If you fit under such categories, it is likely that you are are often emotionally under supported because you look like you "have it all together." I see you. The truth is, we cannot pour from an empty cup. You are worthy of listening to and addressing your own needs FIRST.

My vision is to help you maintain emotional balance through internal healing, self-care and rest.


Specialties

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Low self-esteem - Cultivate stronger sense of self; increase assertiveness, confidence, and self-compassion

Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care

Stress management - Coping with stress of life and change, expectations of self and other

Relationship issues - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating

Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

Bipolar disorder - Using coping and preventive strategies to stabilize swings between elevated mood or irritability and depressive episodes

Indecisiveness - Assists clients in making challenging decisions

Irritability - Supports clients with high levels of irritability

Nervousness/worry - Assists clients dealing with excessive nervousness and worry




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am-5pm
  • Tue 9am-5pm
  • Wed 9am-5pm
  • Thu 9am-5pm
  • Fri 10am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Pawtucket practice
126 Prospect Street, Suite 105, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Integrated Psychiatry Group Practice, 2015 - 2019
CCAP, 2015 - 2018
Value Options (BCBS, RI), 2013 - 2014
Old Colony YMCA, 2008 - 2013
Community Counseling of Bristol County, 2007 - 2008
North River School, 2006 - 2007

Boston College, MSW, 2008
UMass Amherst, BS, 2002
Mass Bay Community College, Associates, 2000


Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW02445


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"Dawn is pleasant and easy to talk to. She answered my questions about her approach and had great availability to get started."
- Zencare client • March 2022
"Dawn is super friendly, funny, and knows her stuff. I’m looking forward to working with her!"
- Zencare client • October 2019
"I am glad I met Dawn. She allows you to speak, listens very well, and never pushes anything on you. Most importantly, I am glad I found a therapist of the same faith and belief. She always has a welcome smile. So if you want to be on the path to self-recovery or finding oneself, Dawn will surely help you along your journey."
- Zencare client • October 2019
"Dawn listened and was open about her practice. I felt she was personable and easy to talk to."
- Zencare client • September 2019
"Dawn showed a lot of compassion."
- Zencare client • September 2019
"I felt a connection with Dawn right away."
- Zencare client • September 2019
"She was clear, on-time, and answered my questions before I even asked."
- Zencare client • September 2019
"There was am overall feeling of comfort in our conversation, and her personality was vibrant."
- Zencare client • September 2019