Schedule: Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 7:00 504-1869
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Schedule: Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 7:00 504-1869
Schedule: Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 7:00 504-1869
Book Now

Hi, I'm Ingrid Whicker, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH22125
Proudly Serving: East Colonial, Online Clients

About Me

Ingrid is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH22125) holding a master's degree from the University of Central Florida, which boasts a top 10 program in the US. Ingrid is Brazilian and also has a license as a Psychologist in Brazil. Ingrid delved deep into her studies in Psychoanalysis throughout her academic journey and studied at the University of Buenos Aires, pursuing her first master's degree in Psychoanalysis. With a psychoanalytical approach focused on the teachings of Jacques Lacan, Ingrid specializes in trauma work, guiding her patients through a profound exploration of their inner selves where free association and interpretation of dreams take place. Besides unveiling the unconscious, Ingrid is committed to helping individuals discover their own coping mechanisms and tools as a testament to her dedication to empowering others on their mental health journeys.

Ingrid is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, and she has cultivated a multicultural and inclusive therapeutic environment that resonates with a diverse range of patients. At the heart of Ingrid's counseling philosophy is a deep respect for each patient's unique journey. She understands the importance of pacing therapy according to individual needs, fostering an environment where they feel heard, respected, and supported. Ingrid has experience working with immigrants and helping them navigate cultural differences, isolation, and adjustments.

Ingrid has a personal interest in or specialized work with:

  • Complex trauma (PTSD, Dissociative disorders, sexual abuse, domestic violence)
  • Mood disorders and personality disorders (Bipolar, Depression, Borderline, and others)
  • Anxiety disorders, Autism, ADHD
  • Psychosis, Schizophrenia, and other psychotic features
  • Immigration issues, Adjustment disorders, life transitions, relationship issues
  • Self-esteem, self-harm, suicidal ideation

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Currently offering in-person and telehealth appointments