Amber Atwood, MS LPCC 4997
Amber is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) who works with individuals including children, adolescents and adults. She earned her Master’s degree from California State University in 2015 and has worked as a licensed therapist for over 4 years. She has many years of experience helping clients struggling with issues ranging from anxiety, depression, ADHD, substance abuse, PTSD, grief counseling, men’s and women’s issues, stress management, OCD, bipolar disorder and problems in communication.
Her therapy approach is strength-based aimed to empower and motivate individuals. She has been trained in a variety of approaches incorporating mindfulness based therapy techniques and cognitive behavioral therapy. She has also had extensive training in narrative therapy which is founded on the premise that “the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem.” Emphasis in treatment is to help individuals increase a greater sense of self-awareness, mind-body connection, and support personal growth. This approach includes developing an improved understanding of current coping mechanisms and behavioral patterns to help identify when feeling stuck. She also has experience working with young adults struggling with substance abuse and skilled at providing relapse prevention tools. Her work with children and teens initiates help to resolve problems at home or their school environment. Length of therapy is based on each individual needs and goals.
When she is not working, Amber enjoys spending time with her family, being in the outdoors, and listening to music. Amber also loves to read a good book whenever she can.