CBT, ERP, and ACT Counseling Services for Adults, Adolescents, and Children in Worcester, MA

Do any of the following resonate with you? -- You struggle against the thoughts in your head -- You feel overwhelmed and persistently anxious -- You are stressed or embarrassed by your thoughts and the things they tell you to do -- Your relationships feel strained because of your symptoms If so, I can help.

Treatment

As a therapist who specializes in anxiety disorders, I keep my treatment plan for each client fluid to help model the psychological and behavioral flexibility I am hoping my clients will adopt.

About Me

I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with more than 20 years of practical experience in the mental health field. I earned my Master’s degree from Lesley University following graduate study at the New York University School of Social Work and a Bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College.

Support

Although my treatment approach is highly skills-based and action-oriented, I still believe that relationship comes first. I have found that it is near-impossible to enact change without a solid therapeutic relationship. After all, you have to trust the person who is going to walk alongside you.

You want relief and you’re not sure where to turn. You’ve come to the right place. Anxiety disorders are often misunderstood — even by the mental health professionals who seek to treat them. Unfortunately, many therapists, while well-intention, attempt to treat these disorders with exploratory “talk therapy,” which can actually make the problem worse. Talking about anxiety in an uncontained way can inadvertently dump fuel on the fire. Therefore, it is critical that persons struggling with anxiety – whether it be generalized anxiety, phobias, or OCD – seek treatment from a knowledgeable professional who will not simply ask “and how does that make you feel?” (hint: I know how it makes you feel!), but help you actively CHANGE how you feel by using the latest evidence-based techniques. That’s where I come in….

CBT, ERP, and ACT Counseling Services for Adults, Adolescents, and Children in Worcester, MA

Do any of the following resonate with you?
— You struggle against the thoughts in your head
— You feel overwhelmed and persistently anxious
— You are stressed or embarrassed by your thoughts and the things they tell you to do
— Your relationships feel strained because of your symptoms

If so, I can help.

Blog

Miscellaneous

On Uncertainty & Doubt

I’m a reformed perfectionist. It’s still a daily effort for me to back off my perfectionistic tendencies and welcome (gasp!) errors into my life. But, when I am able to open the door to imperfection, Read more…

Get in Touch

Find me at the office

 

469 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602
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Jayme Valdez
jaymevaldezlmhc@yahoo.com
(917) 604-2981
Tues/Wed/Fri, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM