Yudelka Columna is a multi-awarded Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in helping children, adults, and families overcome the difficult aftermath of mental, physical, and emotional trauma, including suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression, and behavioral issues. In order to help disadvantaged groups with mental health issues, Yudelka started her own Counseling Private Practice in New Jersey named Healing Road Counseling Services, as well as a Non-Profit Organization named Healing Partners Counseling. Her vast experience in her field paved the way to multiple contracts with several local and national US Federal agencies, Universities, and other non-profit organizations. Yudelka's expertise lies in using an ethical, mindfulness-based, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive approach to help her clients. She makes sure to provide an empathetic, safe, and ethical environment to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, trauma, immigration challenges, child abuse and neglect, etc. Yudelka received specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as well as utilize solution-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Problem-Solving, etc. to treat patients with Post Stress Traumatic Disorder (PTSD). As an Afro-Latina, immigrant, and mother of three children, she has certainly implemented these down-to-earth and time-tested tips to deal with challenges in her own personal journey.