Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Amy Somerstein is a Board Certified Clinical Counselor. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida. She graduated from Florida International University with her Master’s of Science in Counselor Education, specializing in Clinical Mental Health, in December 2017. Amy has worked in private practice, community mental health agencies, schools, and hospitals, where she has counseled clients from wide-ranging populations.
Amy provides both individual and family services. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults until the age of 40. Amy offers a safe space and an empathetic ear while providing tools to bring about change in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. She believes in a positive, trusting, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. Her style combines warmth, empathy, humor, and respect for the individuals she treats. She provides therapy which focuses on resolving conflict, understanding the client’s own thoughts and feelings, and thinking of new solutions to her client’s problems. Amy helps her clients understand what is happening in their lives, and how they are not alone.
Amy and her client’s discuss a wide variety of concerns that include: adjustment/life transitions, anger management, bullying, child behavioral issues, divorce or separation, death of a loved one, health issues, learning disorders, medication management, relationship concerns, self-esteem, sexuality, trauma (emotional, physical, and sexual abuse), women’s issues, and mental illnesses, such as ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Amy’s therapeutic approaches include, but are not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, holistic therapy, play therapy, and solution focused therapy.
My Telehealth link: https://doxy.me/asomersteinlcpc
Specialties: ADD/ADHD, Adjustment/Life Transition, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Child Behavioral Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Health Issues, Learning Disorders, Parenting Issues, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Separation/Divorce, Sexuality, Trauma/PTSD, Women’s Issues