Montoya Whitfield, PsyD, PSB94025004

Registered Psychological Assistant Supervised by: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Jeffery Nishii, PSY27278

About

“The best way out is always through” – Robert Frost The trials of life can often seem like a never ending lonely road, yet in reality you are never alone. My approach is to meet the client where they are, and collaborate in identifying the underlining challenges that often cause them to feel anxious, depressed... Read more

“The best way out is always through” – Robert Frost

The trials of life can often seem like a never ending lonely road, yet in reality you are never alone. My approach is to meet the client where they are, and collaborate in identifying the underlining challenges that often cause them to feel anxious, depressed or a mix of emotions. Together we walk through the process of problem solving, experiencing the “ahh ha” moments and feeling the pain that transitions into the healing that is needed to grow and flourish.

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Qualifications

Years in Practice: 12+
School: Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Year Graduated:
License No. and State: IMF82143

Issue

• Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
• LGBT
• ADD/ADHD
• HIV/AIDS
• Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
• Anger Management
• Undue Influence, Cults, and Exploitative Groups
• Dual Diagnosis
• Family Conflicts/Relationship issues
• Sex Addiction
• Career Counseling
• Parenting/Co-Parenting
• Personality Disorders
• Psychotic Disorders
• Borderline Personality
• Stress
• Sexual Abuse
• Separation/Divorce Counseling
• Grief Counseling
• Minority and Cultural Issues
• Gifted & Talented children
• Bipolar Disorder
• Pre/Post Bariatrics
• Cancer Survivors and Families
• Substance Abuse/ Alcohol Abuse
• Trauma and PTSD
• Victims of Crimes/Domestic Violence
• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Anxiety/Depression
• Emotional Eating/Binge Eating/Body Image
• Pain Management
• Therapy for Adoption

Client Focus

Religious Orientation

Age

• Preteens/Teens (11-19)
• Young Adults
• Children (6-10)
• Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

• Telehealth (HIPPA secure phone or video sessions)
• Couple Therapy
• Mindfulness-Based Therapy
• Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
• Individual Psychotherapy
• Play Art Therapy for Children
• Behavioral/ABA-RDI- Floor Time Therapy
• Family Systems
• Eclectic
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Accepted Insurance Plans

• Victims of crime
• Out of Network - PPO
• ILWU Coverage

Appointment Type Accepted

• Family Counseling
• Couples and Marriage Counseling
• Counseling for Kids
• Teen Counseling
• Gay Counseling/LGBT
• Individual Counseling
• Premarital Counseling
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