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Clinical Focuses​

  • Individual & Relationships: parent & child relationships

  • Boundary Concerns, Life Transitions, & Communication Issues

  • Anxiety & Trauma

About Anita

I am a licensed master social worker, with over 8 years of clinical experience, who specializes in working with youth, teens, and adults with a focus on attachment issues and trauma. I have worked with clients and their families who have experienced a range of complex traumas, grief and loss, and those with developmental disabilities. 

Additionally, I am skilled at working with individuals struggling with relationship problems, self-esteem, identity, grief, stages of life, depression, and suicidal ideation. I believe in helping my clients become more self-aware of their mind and body connections and inner child work. I have guided individuals and families to learning how to heal themselves, play, discover, accept, and forgive.

I have been trained and certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, attended the Harris Institiute for 2 years obtaining Infant Mental Health Certification and began learning about Neurobiology, Circle of Security Certified Trainer, and have implemented modalities/interventions skills such as, ACT, DBT, SFBT, IPT, Mindfulness, and experience in developmental assessments, Child Parent Psychoeducation, and sand tray and play therapy skills. I receive ongoing clinical supervision under Dr. Rachel White, complete continuing education, practice the Code of Social Work Ethics, and following requirements for licensure renewal every two years. 


Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ

Master of Social Work


Harris Institute - Southwest Human Development, Phoenix AZ

Infant and Developmental Mental Health Certificate


PHONE | 623-887-3636 ext 6

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