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Counselor / Therapist in Buffalo, NY

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Michael Evola, MS, LCSW-R

Michael Evola, MS, LCSW-R photo
Professional, Confidential, Caring Treatment
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Individual, Couples and Family Counseling, sub specialty working with Emergency Services Personnel and their families including: Law Enforcement, Corrections, Firefighters, Emergency Room staff, Ambulance Attendants.

Problems such as Depression, Trauma, Anxiety, Stress, Relationship Difficulties, Self Esteem Issues addressed in a safe atmosphere of confidentiality and professionalism.

Many times a client is interested in how the Treatment Process works. Just how does Counseling work? In my view, the most important ingredient affecting a positive outcome is the motivation of the client to feel better and/or do better.

The role of the provider is to assist the client in accessing inner strengths and solutions they might not be aware of. This involves some problem solving discussions to first identify the source of the difficulty. Also important is the developing of understanding as to what may contribute to or reduce the negative impact of the problem or problems troubling the individual, couple or family.

Coming from a Humanistic background I believe most people possess the real solutions to their problems although sometimes they are unable to access those solutions without assistance. Many times my role is that of a consultant to the client or clients in discovering those solutions and finding ways to reduce the trouble they are experiencing.
Bio
Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years experience in the field having worked in several clinics and practices over the years. Masters in Counseling Degree from Canisius College and Masters in Clinical Social Work from SUNY at Buffalo
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Life Transitions  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Diplomate, Clinical Social Work (DCSW)  Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
 Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Education/Training
Masters Degree in Counseling and Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work
Payments Accepted
Most Insurances Accepted, cash, check
Hours:Mon through Friday days and evenings
Cost/Session:Health Insurances
License:R027964-1
Location
406 Linwood Ave
BuffaloNY 14209
Additional Location
5500 Main Street
Ste 349
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