• (253) 501-4858
  • steven.social58@gmail.com

Welcome

Philosophy

A responsible social practitioner, Steven provides psychological care, and services using American Sign Language (ASL). He works with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, including various populations that encompass sign language users. His interests center on developing tailored, specific psychotherapy applications that benefit the patients with hearing losses. Much of Steven’s work places an emphasis on the importance of "courageous will" to empower individuals to make choices that are useful and practical.

Steven’s counseling theme in his office is espoused the philosophy of "American Zen." He offers the serenity environments with mindfulness techniques for the patients seeking a comfortable, peaceful, and safe place. His goal is to offer patients with the comfortable, quiet environments, beginning with the journey and working on those life challenges, and with the trust, secure, and confidentiality.

Feel free to ask Steven anything you may have with the questions about his therapeutic philosophy and/or about his useful approaches you may find very helpful. He is very eager to meet with you!

Approaches

[social]58, LLC offers a realm of psychotherapy counseling approaches. Mostly important, the treatment plans will be tailored design based on specific diagnoses and the issues the patients may need the most. Employing specific psychotherapy counseling approaches are empirically proven based on the most effective research studies and the successful treatment rates. The following psychotherapy and counseling approaches may be provided as followed:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Reminiscing Therapy (RT)
  • Mindfulness & Relaxation Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Exposure Therapy (ET)
  • Behavioral Modification Therapy (BMT)
  • Trauma-Centered Therapy
Read more

Visits

Usually, the first visitation of a session will conduct as an “intake interview.” Steven will ask you necessary information about yourself and the backgrounds of your areas of concerns. He will let you to express yourself whichever you like. Steven will ask you with the follow-up questions as needed. Second visitation will focus on developing tailored treatment plan for you.

All intake forms and the insurance eligibilities on sessions will be completed prior to designing a treatment plan.

Both of sessions is when you get know about Steven’s therapy approaches that you may find helpful. There is no “right” or “wrong” answer but rather to let you to “be yourself.” Please express any way you find or feel comfortable to share. Sharing can be painful but eventually it would help to alleviate such painful feelings. Steven is looking forward to learn more about you and want to help you in your life journey.

Number of visitations (sessions) will be determined how you find therapy useful. Many insurances recommend up to 12 sessions, but not necessarily finding you beneficial in therapy. The purpose of seeking therapy is to find useful, healthy psychological approaches for you to make meaningful change(s) in your life. Making a meaningful change can be very difficult and that is why the number of sessions may be not the ultimately answer for you to work on. More you engage in therapy is better, and the efforts you make in your life journey, will show the changes.

Steven will always let you know when you make a change. Also, when you feel therapy is successful and completed, a termination session will be conducted with the understanding that you have the resources and new skills you can use to move on with your life journey. However, Steven is always here to help.