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Carmen Munson, LCSW, BCC specializes in individual counseling and life coaching.

Her private practice is located at 408 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850.  Carmen offers individual office sessions, as well as phone and virtual sessions.

With over 15 years experience as a licensed counselor and life coach, Carmen has expertise in treating anxiety and depression, and addressing numerous issues such as stress and anger management, relationships, communication and low self esteem.

She integrates complementary  techniques to offer a highly personalized approach. 
With compassion and understanding, she helps people build on their strengths and attain their desired outcomes.

Carmen is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 1998 holding degrees from Cornell and Syracuse University.  She is a Board Credentialed Coach( BCC) and a 2001 graduate of B-Coach Coach Training.  Carmen is an experienced Myers-Briggs qualified trainer and consultant, as well as a Certified Reach Branding Strategist. 

"Carmen takes the time to listen and understand issues before recommending solutions. Once a level of understanding and trust have been created, a process is defined that directs energy to the solutions."

In addition to being a skilled counselor, Carmen has presented to numerous audiences speaking on a variety of topics. Presentations have included:

Myers-Briggs, Introductory and Advanced
Reaching Your Goals
Achieving Confidence
Emotional Intelligence
Stress Management
Assertiveness
Conflict Resolution
Success at Work
Professional Boundaries
Innovation: Creating Multiple Streams of Income
Taking Your Professionalism to the Next Level

"Carmen gave me just what I needed, right when I needed it."

Workshops have been presented to:

Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3.biz)
Leadership Tompkins
Leadership Cortland
Town of Ithaca
Borg Warner
Lockheed Martin
Family Counseling Services
Cortland County Community Action Program
Ithaca City Schools
Capabilities, Inc.
Women Ties
Rasa Spa


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