My Approach to Helping
Gomattie is a Mental Health Counselor (MHC-LP) with experience in both individual and family therapy. Gomattie has worked in various settings with individuals of different ages, cultures, socio-economic backgrounds and sexual identities.
Gomattie has experience working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, substance use, adjustment disorders, criminal history, and family conflict. Gomattie strongly believes that there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to therapy and believes in using a variety of techniques and modalities based on the needs of her clients. Gomattie believes in working collaboratively with clients throughout their course of treatment in order to address their needs in a way that is personal and fitting to the challenges they are facing. Gomattie strives to create an environment for her clients that is warm, welcoming and safe in order for clients to feel comfortable being their true, authentic self.
Gomattie received a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Long Island University and a Bachelor of Art in Psychology from York College of the City University of New York. Prior to becoming a therapist, Gomattie worked with the juvenile justice system providing therapy to youth accused of committing felonies and also has experience working with the child welfare system.