Sofia strives to assist clients on their journey of self-discovery and self-awareness. With ten years of experience, Sofia has worked in residential treatment facilities working with adults who suffer from problems with addiction, trauma, depression, anger management, relationship issues, and anxiety. Sofia also has experience in coordinating appropriate treatment for adults with mental health disorders, addiction disorders, and adolescents in the juvenile justice system.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Sofia assists her clients in achieving their goals by providing a warm and safe place for healing without fear of judgment. Sofia uses Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-focused techniques to assist the client in sustaining lasting change. She challenges her clients to find healthier perceptions of themselves and their life situations while still providing empathy and positive regard for the client. She believes in empowering the client to identify their own maladaptive behaviors and make healthier, more positive choices. Sofia is currently pursuing her Certification in Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health to better assist clients heal through nutrition, exercise, and other forms of alternative and complimentary treatment modalities.