Erika Sears is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a group practice in Las Cruces, NM. She earned her Master's Degree in Social Work in 2008 through New Mexico State University. She has extensive experience working with children, adults and families in various settings including schools, medical clinics, client's homes, and the therapy office setting. She also has experience working with children/families involved with treatment foster care, child protective services, juvenile probation, and the court system. Erika's areas of expertise include behavioral issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, communication, and relationship issues. She takes a client-centered, strengths-based approach in therapy and works closely with each client to identify their unique needs and approach to treatment. Erika strives towards learning new therapy modalities and would like to work towards her RPT, EMDR, and sand tray certifications to better assist clients that present with a history of complex trauma.