Is it shyness or social anxiety? How can I tell?
Last Updated: 07/03/2020 at 3:13pm
Elena Morales, LMHC
Licensed Professional Counselor
I believe silence creates a cycle. With empathic and collaborative therapy, we break the cycle. I help clients feel validated and supported passed anger, shame, and anxiety.
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