|I am a Licensed Master Social Worker and am licensed in Georgia (License # MSW009045), Florida, New Jersey, and Indiana. I carry a Dual Master’s Degree in organizational Leadership from Wesleyan University and Social Work from University of Indianapolis. I host Certifications in Child & Adolescent Trauma, Clinical Anxiety Treatment and as a Clinical Telemental Health Provider.
I host seven years of experience across a variety of treatment settings including; private practice, community-based, inpatient/outpatient mental health facilities as well as supervised visitation experience. I serve children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups in the following areas (Not limited to): Teen Issues, Peer Pressure, Self Esteem/Image Issues, Parent/Child or Partner Relational Problems, Non-Suicidal Self-Harm Behavior, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders, Behavioral and Discipline Challenges, Children with Special Needs, Emotional Abuse, Trauma, and Anger Stress Management.
My approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of continued evaluation to maintain healthy therapeutic alliance. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered, Reality Therapy, Motivation Interviewing, and Crisis Intervention. I utilize a customized method of treatment for each individual. I prescribe to a strength-based approach. My theory is with the combination of hope, a strong will to change and the tools to do so, people can learn to overcome obstacles and barriers. When irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes are challenged, healthy change will follow.
Angela is under the direction and supervision of Kadesha Adelakun, LCSW, RPT-S.