Desiree Gaines

  • Nevada
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Desiree Gaines's service

Desiree Gaines is a highly skilled and compassionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Montana. With a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California, Desiree specializes in Mental Health and has a minor in Military Social Work. Throughout her career, she has gained extensive experience working with individuals and families facing a wide range of personal challenges including depression/anxiety, stress, family problems, trauma/abuse, combat-related trauma, military and family life stressors, and eating disorders. Desiree firmly believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and understands that it is the key to successful treatment. She values the connection she forms with her clients and believes that with structured, consistent, and nonjudgmental support, they can navigate their personal experiences and grow through their challenges. Additionally, Desiree offers faith-based counseling for those who wish to incorporate their spiritual beliefs into their healing process. This option is available upon request and is tailored to each individual’s preferences. Clients can reach out to Desiree at any time through BetterHelp, and she is excited to meet them and embark on their therapeutic journey together.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Body Image
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Post-traumatic Stress

Therapeutic approaches

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

6 years

NPI number


License Details


License: LCSW


License number: BBH-LCSW-LIC-23991

Expires at 2023-12-31

License: LCSW


number: 9377-C

Expires at 2024-07-31

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