Taking Client's Tuesdays! Welcome Latanya Bates, ASW!
Please join us in welcoming Latanya to both our Scripps Ranch and Eastlake locations! Latanya is accepting new clients at this time.
Latanya is an associate clinical social worker passionate about empowering individuals through specialties, including, but not limited to play-and art-based therapies, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatment modalities. Latanya earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California, with a primary focus on Mental Health. She also obtained an additional certification in Military Social Work. Latanya's work is inspired by change and gaining control of one's own life. She understands the process of healing through solutions which can lead to a life of self-awareness, improved self-esteem, and overcoming challenges to live a more fulfilling life.
Latanya has experience in working with children who have been exposed to trauma, including CSA, and domestic violence. Her engagement in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) has been utilized to improve the family system, including communication, structure, education, and thriving in a safe environment. She also has worked alongside military servicemembers who have experienced complex trauma, individuals who struggle with substance use, mood and personality impairments. Latanya is devoted to providing individualized and specialized therapeutic care to individuals who are ready for change.