My approach to therapy is centered in the belief that our cirumstances are what shape the story of our lives and we each have a unique story to tell. I aim to help my clients tell their unique story to gain insight and develop greater self-awareness and healing that leads to a helathier and a greater sense of well-being.
As a therapist, I can assist you in learning about your triggers, vulnerabilities, feelings, thoughts and behaviors. I will work with you to explore your past and present and how past experiences are holding you back and impacting your current behaviors and relationships. I can work with you to have a better understanding and relationship with your feelings, minimize suffering and learn how to response to life’s challenges.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I work with adolescents and adults, specializing in depression, anxiety, relationship distress, life transitions, grief, trauma and loss. I have experience working in residential facility, inpatient and outpatient settings, providing individual, group and family therapy. I use an integrated approach to therapy through a variety of modalities, including: Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, person-centered, Trauma focused, solution focused and Internal Family system.
Currently accepting Cigna insurance and out of network. If you are out of network, will provide you with necessary paper work to submit to your insurance company.
I enjoy and look forward to seeing my clients feel hope, heal from emotional pain and suffering and start to believe in themselves. It's a previlage to do what I do because, my clients trust me with their most vlunerabilities, be part of their journey and its somehting I can never take for granted.
I was a patient for two years, and the counseling I received has changed my life. It has helped my interpersonal relationships and has given me tools for my own mental health that I can take with me and apply anytime, anywhere. She is kind, professional and well-skilled, and I would send any close friend or relative to receive help from her.
You can reachout to me to book a free 15 minutes consulation to see if I am the right fit for you. Currently all sessions are via telehealht using a HIPAA complient program.
My name is Hiwot Gizachew and I am licensed professional counselor in the state of VA and IL. I obtained a Bachelor of Science dual degree in Psychology and Biochemistry from George Mason University and earned my Master of Art degree in Clinical Psychology from Chicago school of Professional Psychology.
I have over 9 years experience working with children and adolescents and adults, specializing in depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship distress, life transitions, grief and loss. I have experience working in residential facility, inpatient and outpatient settings, providing individual, group and family therapy. I also have been working with children and adolescents who are experiencing social-emotional and behavioral difficulties at school.
I encouraged you to take advantage of the free 15 minutes consultation to ask questions to see if they are the right fit for you before scheduling your first appointment.
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