Ameshia Arthur, LCSW

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Is it hard to remember the last time you laughed or enjoyed yourself?
Are you isolating or lacking support from friends or family?
Has panic and anxiety taken over your life?

Ameshia Arthur, LCSW, is committed to providing supportive, professional, non judgmental services to these and many more life issues.
ABOUT THE THERAPIST: Ameshia followed her heart and unique skill set into her career as a professional therapist. Ameshia graduated from San Francisco State University to pursue an elementary school teaching career in high poverty areas. After some time as a teacher Ameshia realized that before the children and parents could pursue education they would need to be supported in connecting to resources and therapy for trauma and stress. With this insight Ameshia pursued a degree in social work at CSU Sacramento. Once Ameshia obtained her Master of Social Work she worked in a variety of communities including transitional aged youth, older adults, LGBT, Hmong, Mien, African American, Latino, cancer patients and several others. In each of these communities Ameshia found great success in helping clients clarify and overcome challenges, increase insight, and improve their lives.
SPECIALIZATIONS: Ameshia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in the treatment of:
Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, older adults, Transitional aged youth. 
In addition, she works regularly with clients dealing with:
Bereavement, diagnosis of chronic disease, adjustment disorder, conduct disorder
Ameshia's professional philosophy is to partner with those in pain in order to work together to reduce suffering, stress, and anxiety and to increase joy, connection, and wellness. Ameshia has worked with
numerous populations and has found great success in helping clients clarify and overcome
challenges, increase insight, and improve their lives. Ameshia provides a safe, professional, non-judgmental, caring environment so that clients may feel comfortable opening up and working through difficult times. 

Ameshia is committed to utilizing proven tools to work with clients to create a better life. Ameshia utilizes a wide variety of proven techniques including:
Motivational Interviewing (MI): Is a method that works on facilitating and engaging intrinsic motivation within the client in order to change behavior. MI is a goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): A type of psychotherapy in which harmful patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression.
Person Centered Therapy (PCT): The goal of PCT is to provide clients with an opportunity to develop a sense of self where they can realize how their attitudes, feelings and behavior are being negatively affected.
Each therapy style is selected to produce the significant positive change in a clients situation. All therapy is individualized to suite the needs of the client.
Video therapy available  

Ameshia Arthur Reaches

Sacramento CA