Ian Montoya, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy

Ian Montoya

Ian Montoya


8 years of experience
Solution oriented

Hello! My name is Ian Montoya. I'm a dedicated mental health specialist with a passion for helping individuals navigate through life's challenges. I specialize in treating a range of conditions including depression, ADHD, anxiety, and substance abuse. I have extensive experience in crisis intervention. I'm committed to providing immediate support during critical times to help individuals regain stability and control. Above all, I believe in treating every individual with the utmost dignity and respect. My goal is to empower my clients, helping them realize their strengths and equipping them with the tools they need to overcome their challenges. I look forward to working together and collaboratively on your journey towards better, improved mental health!

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

My approach is holistic, recognizing that mental health is deeply interconnected with all aspects of our lives. I believe in treating people as a whole, not just addressing their symptoms. This involved understanding their physical health, relationships, environment, and personal beliefs.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

In my practice as a Mental Health Specialist, I utilize a variety of treatment methods and tools to best support my clients' needs. Here's some examples of what you can expect: 1) Motivational interviewing: taking a collaborative, goal-oriented method of communication with particular attention to the language of change. 2) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 3) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) 4) Crisis Intervention 5) Solution-Focused Techniques 6) Empowerment: This involves helping clients see how powerful they really are and using this power to overcome personal obstacles for growth and improvement.

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

As a Mental Health Specialist, my biggest strengths lie in the following areas: 1) Holistic Appraoch: I believe in treating the individual as a whole. This comprehensive approach allows me to address the root causes of mental health issues, not just the symptoms. 2) Specialized Expertise: I specialize in a ranged of conditions including depression, ADHD, anxiety, and substance abuse. 3) Crisis Intervention: I have a strong ability to provide immediate support during critical times. My crisis interventions skills help individuals regain stability and control during their most challenging moments. 4) Empowerment: One of my key strengths is empowering my clients. I strive to help individuals realize their strengths and equip them with the tools they need to overcome their challenges.

About Ian Montoya

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