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Paloma Andazola-Reza, MSW, LSWAIC, CCTP

Sex: Female

Description of Counselor/Practice

I am a cis-queer Xicana/Mestiza (she/her pronouns). My own journey of healing and seeking a place of wholeness at my intersections has brought me to this work. I do this work in honor of knowing what it takes to find grace and empowerment in the process of healing, in honor of messiness and complexity, and in honor of living at the center of our unique, creative, and expressive beings. I do this work with the understanding that this journey is not linear and requires us to unlearn and relearn how to honor ourselves as whole, fierce, resilient, connected, and interdependent. I do this work in honor of the generations that follow us. I am a licensed clinical social worker (associate) who works as a psychotherapist using expressive arts, cognitive, narrative, psychodynamic, somatic, and culturally responsive and integrative healing approaches. I specialize in complex trauma, grief and loss, traumatic grief, healing from intimate partner, caregiver, systemic, and institutional violence and abuse, traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, and burnout with direct service providers, caregivers, and other healers, experiences of disability, neurodiversity, high sensitivity, chronic illness and pain, across LGBTQQIA2+ and gender spectrums, multiethnic/bi-racial, cross-cultural, intersectional and body size identities and experiences and healing among the daily impacts of oppression, racism, historical, intergenerational, complex trauma, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, and body policing. I enjoy working with adults and youth (ages 16+) towards healing, transformation, and navigating everyday stressors and transitions that life presents. I am a politicized healer. As a politicized healer, I am committed not only to the healing liberation of individuals, but also community healing, and transformative systemic change. I support deep, personal transformation with the understanding that there are historical, political, economic, and oppressive contexts and structures under which we live and do healing work. I believe in healing as resistance to oppression, as cultural and community resilience, and as liberatory work.

Phone: 206-339-9938

Email: healing@crisalidahealing.com

Website: https://crisalidahealing.com/

Ethnicities Counselor Identifies As
(or has Ethnic Minority Mental Health Specialist designation in)

Hispanic
Latino
Multiracial

Languages Counseling Provided In
(in addition to English)

N/A

Religions
(trained in / integrates into counseling)

N/A

Client Types

Group
Individual

Client Ages

Adults Age:19-64
Seniors Age:65+
Teens Age:13-18

Insurance Accepted

N/A

Locations


1417 NW 54th Street Suite 252
Seattle WA 98107

Organization: Crisálida Healing & Transformation, Pllc.

Offers sliding scale

Offers online counseling

Available for consult

Cost: $120 per session

College: University of Washington, School of Social Work

Degree: MSW

Year Graduated: 2014

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