Licensed Substance Abuse Practitioner
We travel the road with you, hope for the hopeful and hopeless! We pair authentic listening with the power of hope.
“Every challenge in life presents an opportunity to grow.”
Borrowing from her clinical education, life experience and her own personal trauma , Ms. Keisha Ferreira believes anyone can turn their life challenge into a life game changer.
Keisha Ferreira is a Licensed Substance Abuse TreatmentPractitioner and Mental HealthProfessional. Ms. Ferreira’s graduateeducation from the University of Iowaincludes a clinical rotation on the psychiatric medical unit. It was there that her skills for treating psychosis with serious medical conditions were discovered and honed.
Mental Health Conditions and areas she works with includes but is not limited to include the following:
- Depression and Anxiety
- Bi-polar Disorders
- Substance use disorders
- Cluster B personality disorders
- Grief and Loss
- Dementa (early onset and Moderate)
- Caregiver Stress
- Body Dysmorphia
- Gender dysphoria
- Domestic Violence
- Intimate partner violence
- Narcissistic Abuse
- Prisoner re-entry for those released from incarceration and their loved ones
She is exceptionally skilled at diagnosing, and treating a wide population of adults and children. She also is experienced and well equipped to assess and treat personality disorders, including but not limited to Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Histrionic Disorder.
She is a Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual assault advocate by the National institute of crime prevention. Another area of specialty that demonstrates Ms. Ferreira’s understanding and resilience is her counseling of gang members and former prisoners reentering society directly after incarceration. Ms. Ferreira has an additional two year training in substance use disorders and non-substance use compulsive and addictive behaviors.
Using a person centered approach is how Ms. Ferreira can help extract your best personal outcomes. She empowers you to believe in your gifts using CBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Based and Seeking Safety therapy.
From working on Wall street, to Iowa City, to Virginia and North Carolina, Ms, Ferreira is flexible and understands how to relate to clients within their environments whether they are from a big city or a quaint town.
Compassionate, humble and empathetic, her goal is to help you achieve your goals. She will meet you where you are and gently guide you to where you wish to be. She is not here to judge, but here to help you discern your best life mentally,physically, emotionally, and spiritually. In her own words ” In my 13 years of counseling I’ve never met anyone that I couldn’t work with.”