It is my desire to empower you with life skills that will help you improve your functioning and quality of life. I have been instrumental in leading individuals from being a victim to surviving to thriving! As well as change old negative thought patterns to more positive reality based beliefs. I like to encourage individuals to believe in themselves and to know their worth to God and others.
Among my areas of focus are Addictions,Trauma, Spiritual Concerns, & Grief & Loss Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety Disorders, Impulse control including Borderline Personality Disorders, Self-Esteem and Anger Management. I have experience working with various demographics and understand the needs of these different populations. As well as leading various therapy, educational, and skill based groups.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor, and with a focus in the treatment of Alzheimer's and Caregiver's Stress. I have a private practice in the heart of the city of Indianapolis, IN.
In conclusion, I like to use a holistic approach including the spiritual, emotional, and mental being. As well as using combination of therapy approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Solution Focused Therapy. With God’s guidance, I will help you attain personal growth and build on your strength in a therapeutic setting that is compassionate, encouraging, and inspiring.
MSW, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN 2000
M.Div, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN 2005
LCSW License #34005765A Indiana Professional Lisensing Agency
LCAC License #87000121A Indiana Professional Lisensing Agency
National Association of Social Workers
Arlinda D. Lindsay MSW, M.Div, LSCW, LCAC