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24/7

Luz Catalina Escamilla

Therapist

License: Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Language: English | Spanish

Serving In: Illinois | Indiana

Years of Experience: 20 years+

Specialties

– Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TFCBT)
– CAS
– Grief Counseling
– Couples Counseling
– Teen Counseling
– Depressions
– Anxiety
– PTSD
– Social Anxiety
– Identity Crisis

About Me:

My career began as a volunteer parent in the classroom. I had a disabled child in the school system and knew I had to become involved. As my child grew, I decided to go to school and become an Indiana educator. I worked in the school system with students in special education from pre-preschool (severely disabled students) to seniors in their last year of high school. I continued to study and graduated with my social work degree, and not soon after, I began work for the Indiana Department of Child Services as a case manager and later as a trauma-focused therapist. It was during this time that the opioid epidemic propelled me to begin working with a private physician to provide medicated-assisted treatment to families. In helping the parents, we were able to reach the children in response to a crisis that threatened a future generation’s future. I continued to study and became a certified addiction specialist. It was good work, and many families were helped and, to this day, continue to receive the services they need. I am now in my fifties and a grandmother. and am home-based. I am able to provide services to all types of clients and enjoy working with a diverse population (regardless of descriptors). I work for 24/7 DCT because of their high level of commitment and service to all clients, regardless of their needs.