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Renee Tong

Renee Tong


15 years of experience

Renee Tong, LCSW, LISW is a highly skilled and compassionate clinical therapist dedicated to providing exceptional mental health care and support to adults over age 18, and seniors and is LGBTQ-friendly. Her private practice began in 2007. With a wealth of experience and a profound understanding of human behavior, Renee is committed to helping her clients navigate life's challenges and achieve personal growth. Renee earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Barry University, Florida, equipping her with a solid foundation in evidence-based therapeutic techniques and theories. She went on to obtain her clinical licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), demonstrating her commitment to professional excellence and ethical practice. She is currently licensed in the following states: Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Oregon, Ohio, and Kansas. Throughout her career, Renee has successfully assisted clients from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of mental health concerns. Her expertise spans various areas, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem struggles, Stress and worry, Caregiver stress, PTSD, Trauma, ACOA (Adult Child of Alcoholic or Drug Addict), addictions, Relapse Prevention, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Shame and Guilt, Abandonment issues, Betrayal, Codependency, Toxic Relationships, Postpartum Depression, and Infertility-informed. By employing a holistic and client-centered approach, Renee fosters a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Renee's therapeutic style combines empathy, active listening, and collaboration, ensuring that each client's unique needs and goals are addressed effectively. She employs evidence-based interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, solution-focused therapy to promote personal insight, resilience, inner child wound work, narrative therapy, attachment style theory method along with client center humanistic approach towards positive change.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first session together , well start with brief introductions then dive straight into specific challenges that you are facing. This will help me create a plan tailored fit to your needs to work through in follow up sessions. Thank you for entrusting me to assist in navigating life's challenges, develop resilience, and achieve lasting positive change.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

I honor the unique path of everyone that I work with, creating a safe place to produce changes that promote a better quality of life. I use a humanistic approach as well as traditional CBT method with attachment style theory method, solution focus, inner child wound work, narrative therapy, with client center approach.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

"Happiness can be found in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn the light on." ---- Albus Dumbledore Below is GrowTherapy contact information for support : (786) 755-1863

About Renee Tong