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Clinical Social Worker

Marsha Houston, MSW, LCSW

Marsha Houston, MSW, LCSW, is a highly experienced and licensed clinical social worker with an impressive career spanning over 40 years. Her diverse background and dedication to mental health have led her to work in a multitude of settings, demonstrating her commitment to providing comprehensive care to individuals facing a wide range of challenges.

Throughout her career, Marsha has served as a clinician and clinical supervisor in various mental health settings, including drug and alcohol addiction facilities, in-patient and out-patient mental health treatment centers, and parole and probation services. Her multifaceted experience also includes significant contributions to the field of eating disorders, where she founded and administered the first outpatient treatment eating disorder program in the Antelope Valley. Her involvement with nonprofit organizations, such as Anred, and her role as a professional liaison for the American Cancer Society highlight her dedication to community well-being.

As a long-standing member of the National Association of Social Workers for 35 years, Marsha is deeply committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in her profession.

Marsha's therapeutic approach is characterized by her extensive training, with primary expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy. However, she is well-versed in a variety of modalities, including family systems, psychodynamic therapy, crisis intervention, and more. This flexibility allows her to tailor interventions to the unique needs and best interests of her clients.

Marsha's areas of interest and expertise are wide-ranging, covering co-dependency and long-term recovery issues within families, acute and chronic grief, unresolved trauma, anxiety disorders, couples counseling, food addictions, and Christian Counseling. Her holistic approach reflects her commitment to addressing not only the symptoms but also the underlying causes and complexities of mental health challenges.

In the field of mental health and social work, Marsha Houston stands as a seasoned and compassionate professional. Her unwavering dedication to diverse populations and her broad spectrum of expertise make her a valuable resource for individuals and families seeking support in their journey toward improved mental and emotional well-being.

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