Vangie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, teens and adults. Her position as a school social worker for many years has honed Vangie's skill in working with anxiety, depression, oppositional behaviors, ADHD, and school anxiety/refusal.
Vangie uses a family systems approach to therapy, with the idea that individual functioning is a product of and affects family dynamics. She uses art and play therapy as a tool to understand feelings. Additionally, Vangie utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Psychodynamic interventions.
Vangie enjoys working with individuals and families to help guide them toward healthy functioning within their family, school and work, as well as improving their personal relationships. The goal is to increase satisfaction with yourself and those around you by increasing your awareness of YOUR world. Vangie is also bilingual, Spanish/English.