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Paulina Gutierrez

Paulina Gutierrez

(she/her)

LCSW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual

Life's journey can be both remarkable and challenging, often presenting us with twists and turns we didn't anticipate. If you're feeling stuck in the midst of these complexities, seeking a way forward, I'm here to extend my hand and walk alongside you. Navigating through the highs and lows, I've dedicated myself to helping individuals like you discover their inner strength and resilience. Whether you're wrestling with the weight of anxiety, seeking solace from depression, or striving to mend relationships, I offer a safe haven where your thoughts and emotions can find expression. Drawing from a foundation of empathy and understanding, I believe that each person's story is unique and deserves to be heard without judgment. Together, we'll unravel the threads of your experiences, weaving a tapestry of growth and healing. I blend evidence-based practices with a personalized touch, tailoring our journey to suit your specific needs and goals. From unraveling the tangles of your mind to fostering a harmonious connection with your inner self, I'm here to guide you using a holistic approach that encompasses mind, body, and spirit. Taking the step toward therapy reflects courage and a commitment to your well-being. It's an honor to be entrusted with this part of your journey, and I'm excited to join forces as we work toward achieving the transformation you seek. Remember, the path to healing is unique, but you don't have to walk it alone. Together, we'll navigate the terrain and illuminate the way forward.

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

In our first session, we'll start with introductions and discuss the confidentiality and consent aspects of therapy. I'll invite you to share your reasons for seeking therapy, and we'll collaboratively set goals for our work together. I'll provide an overview of my therapeutic approach, ensuring it aligns with your needs. Our conversation will focus on building rapport and establishing a safe space for open dialogue. You can expect to gain insights and, if applicable, initial coping strategies. We'll also cover practical details like session frequency and logistics. By the end of the session, you'll have a clearer understanding of the therapeutic process and a foundation for our ongoing work together.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

I employ a diverse range of evidence-based treatment methods and tools to provide comprehensive support tailored to your individual needs. Some of the approaches I integrate include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. I am also EMDR trained. The methods and tools we use will be tailored to your unique situation and preferences. Our collaborative approach ensures that we're working together to find the strategies that resonate with you and lead to meaningful growth and positive change.

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

I thrive in guiding you toward solutions and positive outcomes. While we explore the complexities of your experiences, I'm committed to helping you identify actionable steps and strategies to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals. Life can present us with unexpected challenges, and my strength lies in guiding you toward greater resilience. I help you develop the tools and skills needed to adapt to change, cope with adversity, and emerge stronger from difficult situations.

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