Name : Linell Berkley
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Linell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides treatment for adults, late adolescents, couples and families. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work and Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Liberal Arts from Florida Gulf Coast University.
She is a general practitioner who specializes in treating:
- Marriage, Relationship, and Family of Origin Concerns
- Transition and Adjustment Needs
- Trauma and PTSD
- Women’s Wellness Needs
Linell utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques and strategies to promote mood enhancement, stress and anxiety reduction, optimism, increased energy and motivation, and healthy and meaningful relationships. These include:
- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Stress Management
- Assertiveness Training
- Mindfulness, Relaxation and Guided Imagery
- Insight Oriented and Supportive Therapies
- Traditional Psychotherapies
Linell is a Certified EMDR Therapist through EMDRA. EMDR has been found to be an extremely effective treatment for resolving many emotional and behavioral difficulties. EMDR is a type of psychotherapy that helps the brain reprocess areas of distress or trauma.
Linell specializes in helping clients identify how their past experiences shape their current ways of thinking and coping. Her compassion and honesty create a comfortable therapeutic environment where clients are empowered to make positive changes within their lives.
For a more in-depth look at EMDR, click here for an online brochure produced by EMDRIA International Association