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Arlinda

06-25-2013 10;46;55PMI am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor, and Ordained Minister, specializing in the treatment of  Caregivers Stress related to caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other related dementia.  I have a small private practice in the heart of the city of Indianapolis, IN.

Among my areas of expertise are Trauma, Grief&Loss, Spiritual Concerns, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety Disorders, Impulse control including Borderline Personality Disorders, Self-Esteem and Anger Management. I have experience working with various demographics and understand the needs of these different populations. As well as leading various therapy, educational, and skill based groups.

It is my desire to empower you with life skills that will help you improve your functioning and quality of life.  I have been instrumental in leading individuals from being a victim to surviving to thriving! As well as change old negative thought patterns to more positive reality based beliefs.  I like to encourage individuals to believe in themselves and to know their worth to God and others.

In conclusion, I like to use a holistic approach including the spiritual, emotional, and mental being.  As well as using combination of therapy approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Reality Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.  With God’s guidance, I will help you attain personal growth and build on your strength in a therapeutic setting that is compassionate, encouraging, and inspiring.

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