Credentials

Erin Garriott completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a Minor in Philosophy from the University of California at Davis, holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach, and is a state-licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCS 24703). She has specialized training in evidence-based strategies and approaches to behavioral and emotional disturbances, as well as issues of abuse/trauma and grief/loss.

She has extensive training and experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, as well as their families, and has assisted clients in the community with issues of abuse, trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts/feelings, relationship issues, family conflict, parenting issues, and peer/social problems.

She has also worked with adult and elderly clients dealing with loss of health and collateral losses such as changes in family roles, job status, and physical capacities, and has also worked with the families who provide support.

Approach

Erin provides a warm, open environment for every client she meets. She creates a safe space for healing, understanding, and solutions to unfold. She has a common-sense approach that makes the therapy process clear and understandable, and she believes in the inner strengths and wisdom of every individual. She is passionate about helping kids, teens, adults, and families improve their daily lives, the quality of their relationships, and reach their personal goals

Modes of treatment include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Play and Art Therapy, Sand Tray, Journaling, Guided Imagery and Relaxation, and Mindfulness and Acceptance Therapies.

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
-Victor Frankl

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