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Areli Guajardo


Master of Social Work (UTEP)
“I believe everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through life’s difficulties and I would be honored to provide that for you”
Areli is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW. She is highly fluid in Spanish and aware of the Hispanic culture; specifically, the cultural intricacies of our border region. She has been providing mental health services to our community for over three years. Her work has included working with adolescents and adults. She is however open to expanding her areas of expertise. She is warm and empathetic and takes a patient-centered approach. She gives emphasis to the mutual development of goals and provision of an ongoing evaluation throughout the entirety of the the therapeutic process. She primarily uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based treatment approach to address symptoms of anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, relationship challenges, self-esteem, and trauma. She will soon be training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) adding to her therapeutic tool repertoire. She strives to help clients feel better. She is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. She has also completed a certification in Resiliency from the Universidad Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM); the most highly regarded university in Mexico. She graduated with an MSW from UTEP, the University of Texas in El Paso, TX. She believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through life's difficulties and she would be honored to provide that for you.

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