Carol is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual and couples therapy and maintains a private practice in Gilbert, Arizona.
With over 20 years experience as a individual and marriage therapist, and as a graduate of Catholic University of America specializing in treatment of a variety of mood disorders, addictions, trauma recovery and grief, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are addressing issues of depression, anxiety, addictions, grief, trauma and abuse recovery, teenage and blended family issues.
In addition to being a prominent individual therapist, Carol has presented at national conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of personal empowerment and recovery. She also has significant international travel and living experience, having lived in the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. She is proficient in French and Mandarin Chinese, with a working knowledge of Spanish.
Carol is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. She utilizes a brief treatment therapy approach, which focuses on change that can be accomplished in 10-12 sessions. Homework is essential in this therapy modality. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
She also studied extensively on the interactive nature of the psychological, social and emotional dimension of functioning as they influence and are influenced by the spiritual and religious dimensions. These studies have broadened her therapeutic expertise to allow her to more effectively and holistically address the needs of her clients by maximizing the strengths that they bring to the process.
Education - M.S.W., Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. B.A. Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park (Phi Beta Kappa), Université de Paris/La Sorbonne (Diplôme Semestriel avec Mention Bien (Honors))
Currently Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Arizona (LCSW) since 2008. Prior licensure was maintained in Washington, DC, Maryland and New Mexico.
Professional Membership - Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists
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