Elizabeth Essner

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Elizabeth Essner

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW101065
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Offices

Campbell, California 95008

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My Approach to Helping

I help people with substance use issues begin to live better lives. If you are overwhelmed by alcohol or drug use, including opioid addiction or marijuana overuse, and it is creating problems for you in your life, I can help you begin to address these problems and find a way out of the pain and despair. I will provide you with a safe environment, free from judgment, to deal with your substance use issues. I help with these issues, whether you want to quit completely or cut down and control your drinking or use. If you are already in recovery, I will respect and support your efforts as you participate in therapy. I am experience4d and well-versed in the 12-Step recovery model of recovery.

I have a client-centered approach to therapy. I believe every person has the potential for change. I have witnessed tremendous growth and healing, whether it is around life issues, past experiences, or substance use issues. I feel privileged to help everyone who I see - virtually or in person. If you are ready to feel relief, I'd welcome the opportunity to discuss how I can help you create a better life.

In addition to substance use issues, I work with people dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, loss, and crisis. I want to help you ease your pain and the difficulty you are experiencing in your life. I believe a good therapeutic relationship, where you feel safe and heard, with the right caring professional is the cornerstone for healing.

More Info About My Practice

I am honored to be able to help and support clients who are going through difficult times in their lives. I work with clients who have issues with alcohol, drugs, including opioids and marijuana. I also incorporate CBT, mindfulness, and grounding techniques for those with anxiety. I support clients with depression, including grief and loss. I am LGBTQ+ sensitive. I work with both adults and adolescents. I also work with couples, helping them to improve their communication and intimacy. Whether you are an individual or a couple, you deserve to be able to live your best life and be your best self. I want to help you achieve that.

Services I Provide

  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Having a comfortable, safe relationship with a therapist is one of the keys to successful therapy. I provide a supportive, nonjudgmental environment in which I work with adolescents, adults, LGBTQ+ who are dealing with substance use, anxiety, depression, grief, loss, life changes, parenting, and trauma. I work with couples around communication, intimacy, discrepancy in desire, and improving their relationships.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Isolation
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Possibility Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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