Psychiatry & Psychotherapy
Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Eating Disorders Hermosa Beach, San Pedro and Long Beach California

Psychiatry & Psychotherapy
Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Eating Disorders Hermosa Beach, San Pedro and Long Beach California

(310) 957-2099
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Evelyn Nankanja, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist in San Pedro

Evelyn Nankanja has extensive experience working with individuals and families who struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, adjustment, life transitions, career counseling, chronic pain, grief and loss among others. She is trained and specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy.

Evelyn utilizes a strength-based, solution focused and collaborative approach while assisting her clients develop healthy thinking and problem-solving patterns. Evelyn explores how past, current thinking patterns and experiences lead to her client’s distress. She collaborates with her clients to develop positive long-lasting changes.

Psychiatric ConditionsI treat:

Psychiatric Conditions

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • LGBTQ
  • Adult
  • Life transitions
  • Career Counseli
  • Grief and Loss

Professional Experience:

Behavioral Health Services

Assisted individuals and families develop meaning in life. Collaborated with individuals and families to foster relationships between individuals and their families to combat their struggles with co-occurring addiction and mental illness. Utilization of culturally sensitive modalities to help rebuild lives, develop healthy relationships, and create fulfilling lives to sustain long-term recovery. Provided personable, proactive, and adaptable therapies to promote client autonomy and success in their communities. Facilitated groups for conflict management skills, interpersonal effectiveness, mindfulness, and self-care.

Education

University of Pittsburgh, Master of Social Work

Licenses & Professionals Affiliations:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker #81326 (California Board of Behavioral Sciences) 

“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.”
– William Arthur Ward

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