Riddle Psychiatry, LLC
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Carla Schwager, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Carla Schwager has over 10 years of experience in the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from McDaniel College and a Master of Arts degree is Clinical Psychology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders (addiction) and recovery as well as supporting the family and loved ones who struggle with them. She also has extensive experience treating depression, bipolar disorder, general anxiety issues, relationship or marital concerns, family conflict/estrangement, adjustment issues or major life changes, suicidality, self harm, and LGBTQAI+ issues. Carla uses techniques from many theoretical frameworks for treatment including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and psychodynamic approaches. Carla is empathic, validating, and even humorous to help establish rapport with clients and to form a therapeutic relationship that feels safe and comfortable. She places an emphasis on building collaborative therapeutic relationships that help her clients to feel understood and accepted.