Erica Carretero

M.A., Psychotherapist

Erica Carretero Viegas is an Associate Professional Counselor in Georgia. She is originally from São Paulo, Brazil. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish. The experience of living in the U.S has provided a great opportunity to learn about other aspects of life and expand your knowledge of the world’s social and cultural diversity and how adapting to a new culture can generate major stress and develop mental health problems. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Erica is completed her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling in Mental Health at Adams State University. She has previous experience in clinical psychology while living in Brazil. She also became a group facilitator with certification in psychodrama techniques. Erica also obtained certification in hospital psychology, where she worked with patients with HIV, applying individual and family psychotherapy in supportive and bereavement therapy. She has also been certified in prenatal childbirth education for families and pregnant women. In the U.S., she is certified in Transpersonal Psychology and Relaxation Techniques, where she specialized for two years in deep relaxation techniques, which facilitates the process of releasing traumas and deep conflicts. Erica has also earned her Life Coaching certification, with experience in working in the recovery process for adolescents, children, individuals, and families, improving their communication skills, parenting skills and facilitating the family integration. She also has experience in conducting groups of meditation and relaxation. She has also become certified in NLP practitioner, a neuro-linguistic programming and applies concepts of Positive Psychology where she applies in the counseling and life coaching sessions. Erica has a great motivation to help and empower groups, families, couples, and teenagers in counseling to promote emotional balance. This arrangement of skills and techniques offers a unique, dynamic and transformative style of counseling. Her clients say that one of her strengths is the ability to connect quickly and provide confidence in the therapeutic relationship.

Multicultural Counseling Services
English, Spanish, and Portuguese

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