15 years of experience
Psychotherapist - LCSW and LISW-CP
Renee Tong, LCSW 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, Adoption-informed, 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.
In addition to her private practice, Renee has worked in various clinical settings, including mental health centers and hospitals. These diverse experiences have allowed her to develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of mental health and the importance of tailoring treatment approaches to meet each individual's specific needs. Renee is passionate about ongoing professional development and stays up to date with the latest research and advancements in the field of psychotherapy. She is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and continually seeks out training opportunities to enhance her skills and expand her therapeutic toolbox. Known for her warm demeanor, genuine compassion, and unwavering commitment to her clients, Renee Tong, LCSW is a trusted partner in the journey toward healing and personal growth. With her expertise and guidance, individuals can navigate life's challenges, develop resilience, and achieve lasting positive change.