Mercedes Conus, M.A., EMDR
Licensed Professional Counselor
Mercedes is a Bilingual Therapist who is passionate about helping people find emotional, mental and spiritual healing in their lives. It is her goal to provide people with a safe space where they can process their current life events and/or past issues that are troubling them.
Mercedes has had extensive experience working with different cultures around the world. She has lived in France, Italy, Germany, England and Spain before she moved to the United States in 2000. Since then she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, the elderly and families. Some of the fields she has worked in include physical/sexual abuse, parental neglect, life adjustment, stress management, anger management, self-esteem, grieving and school refusal. During her internship, she worked primarily with depression, anxiety, self-harm, ADHD, Bipolar, Bipolar personality, Defiant behavior and post-partum depression.
Mercedes uses a holistic approach by engaging the whole person including different levels: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Using personal traits such as empathy and compassion, she builds a positive rapport with her clients and families to shape a successful therapeutic process. She uses Dialectal behavioral therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Person-centered therapy and action-oriented approach to empower clients to bring their life on tract.