Connie Collins, LCSW , CADC-II (Shasta)

Connie Collins, LCSW CADC II

Connie is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) specializing in grief work, trauma, substance use disorders, intimate partner violence, and conflict mediation. Connie is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level II (CADC-II), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCJP) and Wellbriety Firestarter. She has been working with the Native community for many years and her passion lies in providing care to Indigenous people.

Connie utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Supportive Therapy, and EMDR. She believes that genuine, respectful, and trustworthy relationships are the foundation of successful patient-doctor relationships.

Connie is passionate about journeying with patients during difficult times in their lives, and ensuring they know they can trust her and her judgement. When she’s not busy providing care to her patients, she enjoys spending time with her family, serving her tribe, and catering to her beloved pets. In her free time, Connie also enjoys riding her motorcycle as she is always looking for new adventures and ways to expand her knowledge and experience.

Overall, Connie is an experienced and passionate LCSW that genuinely cares about her patients and their well-being. Her commitment to her patients and her expertise in her field makes her an invaluable asset to the community.