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Elizabeth de Vries, M.S., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

800 N. Swan, Tucson, Arizona

Choosing to address what troubles you in any part of your life is a significant act of courage. I offer compassion, safety and steadfastness that has grown in my 35 years of practice. The Journey Inward is one of the most profound choices you can make! Welcome!

Sierra Tucson

39580 S Lago del Oro Pkwy, Tucson, Arizona

For over 30 years, Sierra Tucson has been supplying internationally renowned, high quality mental and behavioral healthcare services to men and women in need of superior treatment to overcome trauma, addictions, eating disorders, mental health concerns, and complex pain

E.J. Kerwin, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

1661 N. Swan Rd., Suite 310, Tucson, Arizona

Our mission is to help individuals, couples and families navigate the transitions of life with hope, love and resilience. E.J. Kerwin and Tarah Kerwin, a married couple themselves, co-facilitate couple's sessions.


Related Sites:
City of Tucson
Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Therapist Tucson Arizona

Counselor Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Santa Maria Villa

Tucson, Arizona is a family-friendly town with a plethora of attractions. Here your children, teenagers, and adult family members a like will find something nearby to meet your entertainment needs. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has everything from a garden area to a relatively large zoo. Regardless of age, your children and teenagers will love this local attraction that proves to be highly educational. Lucky Strike Bowl, and Sabino Canyon are among one the most visited sites within the city. At this location you can swim, hike, or take a shuttle ride, making it a family favorite. Kitt Peak National Observatory is a great idea for those with a love for astronomy, offering many telescopes for viewing the sky.1 Gamezone by Gameworks is an arcade with the coolest games in town. Your children and teenagers will be able to spend hours here without getting bored. Loft Cinema is one of the local movie theaters featuring newly released films. In terms of education, University High, Hughes Elementary, and Calli Ollin Academy are a few of the school nearby.

Mental Health in Tucson

The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a number of free support groups for individuals who have been touched by mental illness. Groups are open to the public and are led by a trained facilitator. Groups for individuals living with a mental illness are available, as are groups for those who have a loved one with a mental illness. Groups are available at various locations throughout the Tucson area. For more information about meeting times and locations, call 520-622-5582.2

The Pima Prevention Project utilizes positive interventions and practical solutions for mental health issues that teens commonly face. School-based programs teach kids how to make good life decisions in order to stay away from risky behaviors such as alcohol and drug use. Kids that have an addiction can participate in educational programs that build life skills and teach them how to increase their self-sufficiency. To find out more about the Pima Prevention Project, call 520-791-2711.3

Current Education

The Board of Behavioral Health Examiners is responsible for the licensure of Arizona's mental health workers. The Board issues various licenses, including those for clinical social workers, substance abuse counselors, and licensed professional counselors.4 The University of Arizona offers a number of graduate and post-graduate programs for people seeking to work as a licensed behavioral health practitioner, including a Master of Arts in Counseling and Mental Health and a Doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling. To begin an educational program in a mental health related field, call the University of Arizona's College of Education at 520-621-1462.5


References

1. Kitt Peak National Observatory. (2017). Home - Kitt Peak National Observatory. Retrieved from https://www.noao.edu/kpno/
2. NAMI Southern Arizona. (2017). NAMI Support Groups. Retrieved from http://www.namisa.org/nami-groups.html
3. Pima Prevention Project. (2017). Programs for Youth and Families. Retrieved from http://www.thepartnership.us/index.cfm?pID=6041
4. Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. (2016). Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved from http://azbbhe.us/node/14
5. University of Arizona. (2016). University of Arizona College of Education - Degrees and Programs. Retrieved from http://www.coe.arizona.edu/dps/degrees_and_programs

Tucson is located in Pima County, Arizona. It has a land area of 230.80 square miles and a water area of 0.31 square miles.  The population of Tucson is 531,641 people with 206,342 households and a median annual income of $37,149. .


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