Therapist InfoAbout Me:
Helodia Dastine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is a certified Ketamine-Assisted Therapist and familiar with persons who suffer from racial biases and prejudices and their challenges. She has helped those who have suffered from cognitive impairments, substance abuse, and mental illness while being members of the LGBTQAI community or the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community experiencing sorrow and trauma.
She is a psychoanalyst who went to Fordham University where she obtained her Master of Social Work and completed post-graduate training at the Training Institute for Mental Health in New York City to learn more about the field of psychoanalysis. She is presently enrolled in a doctoral program at Simmons University in Leadership, Education, and Advanced Clinical Practice, emphasizing antiracism, diversity, and equity.
Her extensive experience, combined with cutting-edge training, allows her to offer clients a deeper understanding of themselves and their problems, practical solutions that last, and the skills to master their own life. She analyzes clients' unconscious desires and identifies their causes.Description of Services:
Specializing in Psychodynamic Theory which is in-depth orientated therapy. I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that include therapy for depression, anxiety, grief, substance use, relational, dream analysis, sexual dysfunction, eating disorders, self-image issues, LGBTQ+ struggles, and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my client's individual needs to help attain the personal growth they seek. I also incorporate a decolonized holistic approach to therapy that incorporates and welcomes the use of cannabis,, herbs, and other ancestral plant allies. This allows for a deepened, connected approach to healingCredentials & Certifications: LCSW, MDMA- assisted therapy, Ketamine-assisted therapistLicenses: LCSW 093164 (NY), LCSW 44SC06199900 (NJ)
DetailsRemote Practitioner: YesPrice Range: $250-$300
Our ProcessOverview of Experience:
The preparation sessions are a time when you and I meet and get acquainted with each other. This is where we physically, spiritually, and energetically acquaint ourselves so you can begin to feel comfortable in my presence. During these moments, I will provide you with information as well as obtain information that will allow comfort.
The Integration sessions are where we will discuss, explore and refer back to insights that you have obtained and discuss what this means for you for the days to come. This will also be a time to support you through this journey, empowering you to feel centered in your inner healer as well as grounding the ownership of your healing journey and awakened wisdom.Intake Process:
The intake process is where I will ascertain important information about your medical, spiritual, and mental history which includes the use of substances, your relationship to substances, and your relationship to your body. This is a time when we both would decide if we are a good fit for each other during your journey of inner healing and wisdom.