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Paula M Porterfield-Izzo

Paula M Porterfield-Izzo

(she/her)

LMHC
30 years of experience
Virtual

Are you trying to become the best version of yourself? Are you struggling with challenges in life and/or difficulties in a relationship? Or, are you suffering from low self esteem, depression or anxiety? You are not meant to work it all out on your own, or carry all that weight on your shoulders. I am an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1994, who provides a professional voice of guidance. I specialize in, and enjoy, helping individuals, couples or families to navigate through the troubled waters of life. I have found much success counseling couples to improve communication and connection. I have much success in helping individuals to cope with difficult family, work, or personal relationships. I have successfully helped people to walk through loss and grief. I provide solution-oriented therapy. I teach relaxation and mindfulness exercises to people experiencing anxiety and cognitive behavioral techniques to people experiencing depression. For persons experiencing trauma, we will work together, giving a nod to the past, learning how it is impacting the present. My practice is open to all regardless of religious affiliation, race, ethnicity or disability. I offer conventional or Christian counseling in a supportive, respectful environment.

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

We will develop a treatment plan together then address the issues you present. For example, if a person presents with anxiety a suggested mode of treatment may be teaching relaxation and mindfulness exercises.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

I will provide counseling techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy and/or solution oriented therapy relaxation exercises, mindfulness training, journaling, depending upon what is needed by you.

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

My areas of expertise are in improving relationships, couples counseling, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief, military family issues, trauma resolution, family conflict, stress and low self esteem. Let's talk!

Describe the client(s) you are best positioned to serve.

Adults and couples. (I am also fluent in sign language.)

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