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Kelly Dakarian utilizes psychotherapy to help young patients deal with their emotions and behaviors. Kelly specializes in treating children and adolescents who are dealing with a spectrum of mental health issues which include High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety/OCD, Depression, Social Skills, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Behavior Management, School problems, Adjustment Disorder, and Self-Esteem Issues. She has experience working specifically in school based service settings as well as community based service settings for children and adolescents. Kelly is passionate about assisting youthful minds as they work towards achieving self-awareness and emotional recognition.
Rachel Dahlgren believes that young individuals often lack the skill set needed to effectively communicate and express their thoughts, feelings, and emotions. She believes that psychotherapy is a powerful way to connect with children and adolescents that teaches them how to impactfully interact, communicate, and express themselves. She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) into her use of psychotherapy with patients. By integrating strength-based modalities and a trauma informed perspective, Rachel targets the needs and empowers the goals of her patients. Rachel believes that by practicing a psychotherapeutic approach, she is able to engage and interact with her patients in a way that provides comfort, security and ultimately success with reaching their goals.