Carrie Likeness

Carrie Likeness, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (#104533)

Call: (408) 628-0532

Telehealth video conferencing link:
https://www.therapyportal.com/p/campbell95008/

Carrie Likeness, LMFT

Carrie Likeness, LMFT

Carrie Likeness, she/her/they, is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and trauma specialist. She graduated from Antioch University in Los Angeles (AULA) with a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology and dual-specialization in Trauma and Related Conflict for Civilians, and for Military, Veterans, and First Responders. She com​pleted her undergraduate degree also at AULA earning her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with specializations in Clinical Psychology, and Creative Writing. Since 2013, Carrie has worked in a variety of settings to include: non-profit and community based outpatient; residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient and in County Behavioral Health.

Carrie is passionate about meeting patients where they are and fosters collaboration for growth and healing. She utilizes a trauma informed lens and a combination of evidence based and psychodynamic practices. Attending a University that is known for its emphasis on social justice, she is skilled in supporting those wishing to explore identity, and/or areas of oppression brought about by things such as “being othered”, the pandemic, societal/institutional structures and demands, addiction, relational patterns, inner conflict, disordered eating, and chronic medical conditions.

Carrie’s approach is Humanistic, strength based and client centered. Modalities used include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), play and sand-tray therapy; Recovery based harm reduction; Somatic and Mindfulness based stress reduction; Narrative therapy; Jungian and depth therapies; Expressive arts therapy, Eco therapy, Logos and meaning-making therapy; Existential therapy; and Bibliotherapy. She is currently working to complete certification in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing); and certification as an Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS). Being community centered, she works for County Behavioral Health and has held clinical positions working with the those challenged by serious mental health issues and/or substance use disorders in Access, MERT (Mobile Emergency Response), and Collaborative Courts.

Carrie is a relational therapist who provides psycho-education and effectively tailored therapy for those “feeling stuck” or experiencing any of the following: Trauma, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, process addictions, self-injurious behaviors, substance use disorders, grief and loss, relationship conflicts, and phase of life issues.

Carrie has worked for a variety of non-profit and community based agencies providing therapy to people of all ages through individual, couples, family, and group therapy. These agencies include: Cancer Support Community (Los Angeles), La Ventana Treatment Center for disordered eating and dual diagnosis (Thousand Oaks), The Lotus Collaborative treatment center for disordered eating (Santa Cruz); Gardner Family Care Corporation (San Jose); and Parents Center (Santa Cruz). Currently, she works as a Clinician for County Behavioral Health and Collaborative Courts in addition to her practice at Campbell Teen & Family Therapy, Inc.

Expertise

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Teens
  • TAY (Transitional Age Youth)
  • Adults
  • Individual/Couples/Families/Groups
  • Queer and LGTBQIA+ Ally

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