My Approach to Helping
Safiya is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She has been working in the mental health field for the past nine years. While she strives to be a well- rounded generalist, Safiya has specific interests in working with marginalized, under-represented and underserved communities with a focus on trauma-based issues, depression, anxiety, PTSD, self- development, developmental delay and Autism.
Safiya operates from a holistic, interpersonal psychodynamic, and humanistic perspective. She values treating individual persons by using a person-centered approach and meeting clients where they are at. Safiya is specializing in Applied Behavioral Analysis and has a passion for working with individuals diagnosed with Autism and their families.
Safiya’s primary goal as a mental health professional is to facilitate a brave space where one can find hope despite their situationcircumstance. Some of her successful clients have entered into therapy with depression, anxiety, or trauma and have left with hope, a better quality of life, and improved skills to cope with their symptoms or circumstances.