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Brenda Burris, LCSW

Therapist

"Life happens! This can create both joyous times as well as difficult times. We all face times in our lives where a bit of direction is all that is needed to guide us towards the path that allows us to become the most authentic version of ourselves. I would be honored to walk alongside you on this journey."

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Are you ready to go on a journey of self-discovery? Let's go!

My services are inclusive meaning I work with everyone and exclude nobody. Those who feel they cannot be themselves due to judgments or expectations of others are offered an empathic and understanding environment to explore what they really want in life. I meet you where you are and YOU decide the direction in which your life may lead. My hope is that you may live life joyfully while becoming the most authentic version of yourself.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • LGBTQ+
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

The Courage to be Disliked

The Four Agreements

Atlas of the Heart

The Power of Now

Atomic Habits

BIO

Brenda has over twenty-five years of experience providing individual, couple, family, and group counseling services. Brenda has experience providing culturally competent care to a myriad of individuals. Brenda utilizes integrative and holistic approaches to mental health therapy as well as various therapeutic modalities.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Brenda provides individual, couple, family, and group counseling services with extensive experience providing culturally competent care to a myriad of individuals. Brenda utilizes integrative and holistic approaches to mental health therapy as well as various therapeutic modalities.

Education

  • University of Southern California, MSW
  • WPATH Certified Member
  • EDMR Trained
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Awards

  • WPATH Certified Mental Health Provider
  • EAGALA Certified Mental Health Provider
  • UCLARTS Certified Social Emotional Arts Provider
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Affiliations

  • Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses
  • Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers
  • California Board of Behavioral Health Examiners