Erika Varela has been a clinician since 2008.  She has experience in working with the following issues: ADHD, PTSD, Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks with Phobias, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anger Problems, and Grief. Erika has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and groups.






  • Masters of Arts in Community Counseling from Webster University, graduated in 2010 with Magna Cum Laude Status
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Social Psychology from Park University, graduated in 2008 with honors
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2008
  • CBT model (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
  • TF-CBT (Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
  • Nurturing Parenting
  • The Sandtray Process
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy-Level I