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Danielle Calder (she/her)

LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California and Utah
Phone Number: (619) 363- 6511

Whether you stay in, leave religion, or land somewhere in between, the most important thing is that you heal from any aspect of your religious experience that has caused harm. 

I am faith affirming, meaning that I work within your belief system. I support your self-determination to live and believe and do whatever sparks joy in your life.
I offer in person and virtual individual, couple's, and family therapy sessions to people who live in California or Utah. I also occasionally offer virtual group therapy. In person sessions are offered in Carlsbad, CA. 

I treat people with:

-Religious Traumatic Syndrome
-Faith transitions
-Purity culture, sexual shame, and mission trauma
-Differentiation from religion of origin and family of origin
-Values work + rebuilding identity
-Co-occuring mental illness (such as depression, anxiety, mood regulation challenges, and eating disorders)
-Relationship challenges
-Mixed faith marriage

My Approach: 

-Parts and Somatic Work
-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
-Values and identity work
-Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills

Using a trauma informed approach, I help you heal from your past and discover your most authentic self so that you can build a life on your terms. 

I pull from multiple modalities and often utilize CBT, DBT skills, ACT values work, and parts work. I am LGBTQ + affirming, am body positive, sex positive, and neurodivergent informed.

After an assessment we'll create a treatment plan together to address your most pressing needs and will get to the healing!
Green Leaf
My approach

Contact Me

Danielle Calder, LCSW

Phone Number: (619) 363- 6511
If you are interested in receiving therapy please email me and include your name, contact information, and a brief explanation of why you are seeking therapy.
I will contact you to set up a free phone consultation prior to scheduling our first session. 
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