Erin Hamer, LCSW

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Hi there, my name is Erin, and I’m based in California. With over 12 years of experience as a social worker, I’ve worked with people from all walks of life during times of struggle. I hold a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Clark Atlanta University with a focus on Health/Mental Health. I understand that finding a counselor you feel comfortable speaking with can be difficult, but my approach is empathetic and supportive. Clients have told me that they find me to be nonjudgmental, relatable, and honest. I have extensive experience working with clients dealing with Relationship issues, Family conflict, Anger management, Self-esteem, Career difficulties, Women’s issues, Spirituality, and Coping with life changes.

If you’re looking for a counselor of color or Christian counseling, I could be a good match for you. I’m also experienced and comfortable working with LGBTQ+ issues. I believe in meeting you where you are and am available via phone, video, and text, depending on your preference. While I’m primarily available in the evenings and on weekends, I’m flexible and can arrange daytime sessions if needed. I love my work and look forward to helping people learn more about themselves as they navigate through life. Let’s work together to reduce the stigma of mental illness and empower one another.

License information: CA LCSW 69469

Areas of focus: In my practice, I have worked with individuals facing a diverse range of issues such as chronic pain, self-love, trauma, anxiety, LGBT, control issues, family problems, depression, anger management, multicultural concerns, infidelity, life purpose, young adult issues, adoption, foster care, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, prejudice, caregiver issues, and stress. I offer personalized care to my clients and employ different clinical approaches such as coaching, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and trauma-focused therapy to help them overcome their struggles.

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Availability: Online on BetterHelp via phone, video, and text, depending on whatever is more comfortable for you.

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Reviews:

These testimonials are a small sample of the many favorable reviews submitted about Erin Hamer. Clients voluntarily provide feedback and are not compensated for it. It’s important to note that everyone’s experience with BetterHelp therapy may differ.

“I enjoyed the initial meeting with Erin and felt at ease conversing with her. I am excited about developing our connection and discovering how she can assist me. She offered me insights on particular circumstances that enabled me to perceive them from a new angle.”

— WRITTEN ON MAY 07, 2021 AFTER THERAPY WITH ERIN FOR 2 WEEKS ON ISSUES CONCERNING STRESS, ANXIETY, RELATIONSHIP ISSUES, FAMILY CONFLICTS, AND INTIMACY-RELATED ISSUES

“Erin has been a lifesaver for me. I was struggling with anxiety and didn’t know where to turn until I found her. From our first session, I felt comfortable opening up to her. She is an amazing listener and really took the time to understand my unique situation. Erin’s guidance and support have helped me to overcome my anxiety and feel more confident in myself. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a caring and skilled therapist.”

— WRITTEN ON JANUARY, 2023