Counseling Provider: Akila Osakwe

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Akila Osakwe

Master of Arts in Family Systems CounselingLicensed Mental Health Counselor

About me: 

I am Akila Osakwe, A licensed Mental Health Counselor. The areas where my expertise shines are trauma, parent support and family issues, postpartum and prenatal issues, Injuries, anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
I have a collaborative approach to therapy, providing psychoeducation on brain function, neuropathways, and the importance of repetition for skill development along with traditional approaches. We will work together to come up with a treatment plan and approach based on your needs and preferences.
Outside of my professional commitments, I am an avid traveler and love exploring new places. Having visited diverse destinations such as Canada, Portugal, Croatia, Vietnam, Korea, Peru, and Guatemala. Originally from New York, I enjoy cooking, music, dining, and art.
Having lived in many places and traveled all over the world, I have an appreciation for diversity and an inclusive approach in my practice. I look forward to continuing this journey and making a positive impact on the lives of those I have the privilege to serve.
I am available to see clients Monday from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM and Tuesday through Friday from 4:30 PM-8:30 PM.
Insurances Accepted: Regence, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare- Commercial only, Premera, and Kaiser.
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Areas of Expertise

Counseling Issues

Mental HealthAnxietyDepressionInattentionCommunication issuesBehavior managementChild counselingYouth CounselingSubstance use IssuesPost partum depressionPost Partum anxietyPregnancy issuesNeurocounseling

Mental Health Diagnosis

Generalized Anxiety Disorders (GAD) Major depressive Disorder (MDD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) High Functioning AutismMood DisordersCo-occurring disordersSubstance Use DisordersPersonality DisordersSevere Mental Health Disorders

Counseling Approaches

● Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)● Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)● Rogerian● Compassion Based Therapy● Mindfulness based Therapy● Emotionally Focused Therapy