Ely Garcia, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor
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Ely@forselfactualization.com
708-381-1209

Provides therapy in English or Spanish
Daytime and Evening Availability & Video Counseling

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I strive to provide a warm, empathic and non-judgmental therapeutic environment where you can feel comfortable and supported to explore personal struggles at your own pace. I believe in a strong therapeutic relationship where we can work together to help meet your needs and ultimately gain the tools necessary to move forward. I utilize a non-judgmental, culturally competent, and holistic approach to therapy while incorporating evidence-based therapies. I am bicultural, bilingual and provide therapy in English or Spanish.

I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Client issues I have experience in supporting clients with are; anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief, trauma, family/relationship conflict, development of coping skills. I am trained in EMDR therapy and also incorporate mindfulness, CBT, solution-focused or what best fits my client.

My goal is to support, validate, and guide you in this journey of growth and healing. I will listen to your needs and work with you to create or achieve goals. I look forward to working alongside with you on your journey.

Specialties
  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma and PTSD

Issues
  • Child

  • Codependency

  • Coping Skills

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Family Conflict

  • Grief

  • Marital and Premarital

  • Peer Relationships

  • Racial Identity

  • Relationship Issues

  • School Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Women's Issues

 

Sexuality
  • Bisexual

  • LGBTQ+

  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino

I also speak: Spanish

Age
  • Adults

  • Teen

  • Preteen

  • Children (6 to 10)

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • EMDR

  • Humanistic

  • Person-Centered

  • Play Therapy

  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality
  • Individuals

  • Couples

  • Family