Mrs. Carissa Haberlin, LMHC

Merrillville, Telehealth

Education

School:
Valparaiso University

Degree:
MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Additional Certificates:

  • BA Psychology
  • LMHC-A

Carissa earned her master’s degree from Valparaiso University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is CACREP accredited. Prior to that, she studied at North Central College in Naperville, IL, and received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Business. Carissa helps teens and adults who feel lost, worried, unimportant, and misunderstood discover meaning and purpose in their lives.  Her goal is to promote autonomy and build support for the life her client is striving for.

By integrating CBT, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, interpersonal therapy, and strengths-based approaches, Carissa is able to help clients achieve their goals in a supportive and caring environment. She believes that ensuring the clients she works with feel safe, accepted, and support is paramount in therapeutic success. She is experienced in working with individuals and families coping with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, bullying, ADHD, grief, and self-esteem issues.

Issues Treated

ADHD
Anxiety
Behavioral Issues
Career Counseling
Child or Adolescent
Coping Skills
Depression
Grief
Relationship Issues
School Issues
Self-Harming
Stress
Transgender
Mood Disorders
Bisexual
Gay
Lesbian

Specialties

Anxiety
Depression
Crisis Management for SIB/SI

Session Types

Family Therapy
Individual Therapy
Child Therapy

Age Specialties

Adults
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)

Types of Therapy

Individuals
Family
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Compassion Focused
Dialectical (DBT)
Emotionally Focused
Integrative
Interpersonal
Motivational Interviewing
Person-Centered
Reality Therapy
Strength-Based