Steven Dente

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Steven Dente

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

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Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 4150

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Reno, Nevada 89502

My Approach to Helping

We can all benefit from an outside perspective to help us understand ourselves and live up to our potential. We may have blocks, blind spots, and self-destructive patterns that we struggle to move past. We may have unproductive ways of coping with stress or loneliness. We may lack a sense of identity. We may compulsively avoid conflict or self-destructively seek out conflict. In situations like these, I help my clients gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their nature, collaborating on ways to live a more fulfilling, authentic life.

My name is Steven Dente and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in Reno, Nevada. I hold a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Counseling from the University of Nevada, Reno. I currently treat individuals and couples of all ages and across a broad spectrum of issues. I work from an "insight-oriented" or "depth" perspective, listening to both what is said and what is not said, so clients have the experience of being truly understood. I invite my clients to talk about anything on their mind: thoughts, feelings, life challenges, internal conflicts, dreams and fantasies. From here, clients have a clearer understanding of who they are and how they can be more effective in their lives. In addition, I have taught Counseling and Clinical Psychology classes at Sierra Nevada College.

Successful therapy begins with a trusting relationship. I provide space to work through the challenges we all face as human beings. Finding the right therapist is an important task. It is crucial that you feel seen, understood, supported, and challenged. If you feel that we would work well together, or if you have any questions, give me a call!

More Info About My Practice

Common problems that I offer assistance with are:

Anxiety
Depression
Self-esteem and shame
Identifying and managing emotions
Relationship and intimacy issues (I see individuals and couples)
Self-sabotage in work and life
Creative blocks and perfectionism
Grief
Identity issues
Life path and career issues

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Industries & Communities Served

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

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Depth Therapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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