Juan Sazo is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and family systems in faith-based, school-based, and community-based environments where he has facilitated individual, family, and group therapy, addressing different topics such as trauma, grief and loss, self-harm, relational aggression, anger management, improving self-esteem, student retention, executive functioning skills, parenting skills, addressing life's adjustments, and overall coping skills.
He has extensive knowledge regarding school issues, developmental concerns, life adjustments, grief and loss, immigration issues, trauma and is trained in EMDR.
" I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again."
He views his clients as experts in their own lives and work with his clients to harness all the strengths and skills they have within them to find their way. Juan believes that people whole-heartedly want to be the best version of themselves, and life's challenges and burdens can sometimes get in the way of who we hope to become. Whether that be an unexpected circumstance or a planned life change, a trusted therapist can provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment to a find a happier outcome.
Juan believes that the fit between therapist and client is crucial, which is why he incorporates a strengths-based, humanistic, and individualized approach to the professional relationship. Through this approach, he'll guide, provide supportive feedback, and challenge when appropriate to get you or your loved one where you want to be.
Therapy is about healing above all else. He'd be honored to join you on your healing journey.