Therapist Profile

Name:
Carmen L. Schmidt, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
613 College Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone:
(707) 331-4578
Location:
613 College Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95404 UNITED STATES
Phone:
License Number
LMFT81822
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Whether you need help coping with loss, transitions, or relationships; seek greater self-understanding and personal growth; feel "stuck;" or want relief from anxiety or depression, therapy can help. I believe we hold the answers we seek within ourselves but may have difficulty finding them on our own. I serve as a supportive guide who leads each client through a process of self-discovery. I provide a non-judgmental and safe environment in which to address problems and challenges. I see therapy as a collaborative effort and use an approach that draws upon different theories and practices based on a client's needs and circumstances. My work has been with clients of different ages, diverse backgrounds, and with a wide range of issues. I have specific training (EMDR) and experience helping clients work through trauma. I also have over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and their parents, and educating about positive parenting skills. I strongly believe that one of the most significant parts of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. I want you to feel comfortable with me as your therapist and confident that I can provide you with the type of services you need. Let's find out if we're the right fit!

About My Practice

Office Hours
Wednesdays,Thursdays and Fridays
Services
Insurance
,Beacon Health Options Partnership HealthPlan of California
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master of Arts in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Sonoma State University Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Kansas

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Domestic Violence
EMDR
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Stress
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Narrative
Object Relations
Process
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Certified in EMDR
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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