Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

LINDA SKILLINGSTAD

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Linda is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who brings 30 years of working with children, adolescents, and parents to River City Clinic. Linda’s experience includes work with depression, anxiety, trauma, bullying, family change, school refusal, chemical use health, suicidal ideation and self-harm. Linda creates a warm accepting atmosphere to her work with clients. She believes building a trusting relationship assists individuals to share their struggles and increase motivation and understanding to address the problems. Linda has worked in family centered programs, schools and psychiatric hospitalization, and also understands special education/IEP programming and needs.

Therapeutic interventions include: Person Centered CBT, Motivation Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, EMDR (EMDRIA certified), and Rational Emotive Therapy.

Linda believes building a trusting relationship assists individuals to share their struggles and increase motivation and understanding to address the problems.

Specialties
Depression and Anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults
Trauma
Chemical Use Health
Families and Parenting
Motivation
Diverse populations including LGBT
Grief and Loss
Self-Esteem
Bullying
Special Education
Family Change

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