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Kamarra Buening

Kamarra Buening


Kamarra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Indiana. She earned her Master of Social Work degree at the University of Arkansas and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Arkansas Tech University. As a Mental Health Therapist, she has delivered individual, family, group and couples therapy, comprehensive clinical assessments, and other support services in a variety of settings. She has experience working in schools, university counseling centers, inpatient psychiatric care and in outpatient mental health settings with adolescents and adults. She has coordinated treatment planning for individuals who have experienced trauma, substance abuse/addiction, grief/loss, eating disorders, relationship issues and a variation of mental health symptoms, including depression and anxiety. She is experienced working with family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, anger management, self-esteem, and career difficulties.

Her therapy style is empathetic, supportive, and encouraging, and she is solution-oriented and motivational when appropriate. As a generalist practitioner, she uses a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions as she believes in meeting the individual or family where they are while taking into consideration each person’s experiences. She uses a wide-range of approaches that tailor treatment toward unique strengths and needs, including cognitive-behavioral (CBT), dialectical behavior (DBT), mindfulness, solution-focused, interpersonal therapy, and motivational interviewing. She incorporates emotionally focused therapy with couples to help provide understanding of what drives emotional responses in relationships to deepen connection and improve communication. She works to see the holistic view of each person to embrace change and overcome life’s challenges.

Contact Kamarra today to learn more about her practice: kamarra@northsidementalhealth.com