GET TO KNOW CARMELA
Carmela Tufano, LCSW
Congratulations on taking the first step to seek counseling and putting your health and needs first. Carmela has been a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 20 years working with adults, adolescents and families. Her goal for working with clients is to establish an authentic therapeutic relationship in a supportive, compassionate and non-judgmental environment. She is here to support your goals, recognize your strengths and assist in dismantling your challenges.
She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, relationship issues, self esteem, women’s issues, and supporting clients through various life transitions. She utilizes many different treatment techniques to provide personalized treatment which include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), strength-based therapy, solution focused therapy, and positive psychology. Your therapeutic experience will be individualized and tailored to your needs and goals with you leading the way. Her priority is to empower you to recognize the thoughts and/or beliefs that are getting in the way of you finding the path that is best for you. Together we can develop new coping skills and belief patterns that can foster greater wellness; emotionally, socially and interpersonally.
Works with adolescents, young adults & adults
Works providing parenting support and guidance
Works with young people struggling with Anxiety & Depression
Works with family discord issues including codependency and divorce
Practices individual therapy as well as family treatment
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
-- Albert Einstein