Sitonja Valenzuela has over 7 years of experience providing clinical mental health services to various ages, genders, ethnic and socio-economic populations. She is a licensed clinical mental health counselor (LCMHC) for the state of North Carolina. She is known as a generalist counselor which simply means she work with a wide-range of diagnoses (social anxiety, depression, social isolation, stress, and relationship issues just to name a few). Specialty areas and doctoral research is centered around body image issues. She is passionate about leadership and advocacy related to diversity and inclusion. More importantly, Sitonja believes her clients have everything "within" them and around them to heal. Inner work is key! Integrated approaches and holistic modalities will be used in session.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Body dysmorphia - Coping with negative beliefs and feelings of shame about one’s appearance; building skills to manage distressing situations and thought patterns
Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health
Sitonja Valenzuela is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 6 years
University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Mental Health Counselor, 2015 - 2019
University of North Carolina at Pembroke, MA.ED, 2015
Fayetteville State University , BA, 2009
North Carolina: 12480