Dr Teni Osundeko is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in emotional wellness, mood management and substance use evaluations and treatment. She maintains a private practice in Harrisburg, PA.
With close to 20 years experience as a psychotherapist, and as a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in mood and affective disorders, she currently works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are Self Esteem counseling, Anger Management, Work Place Issue counseling, Substance Abuse Evaluations and treatment, Christian counseling, Women's issues, and Stress management. She believes that individuals are multifaced and have emotional, physical, spiritual, cognitive and relational dimensions. Effective therapy is respectful of these dimensions, hence Dr Osundeko uses a holistic approach in treatment.
In addition to being an experienced psychotherapist, Dr Osundeko has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of emotional wellness and holistic health. She served as adjunct faculty teaching graduate students at Temple University School of Social Work.
Dr Osundeko is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Dr Osundeko is particularly interested in helping people overcome issues that arise in family life, marital discord, parenting strategies, grief, behavior problems, stress management and relationship issues in the workplace. Using the brief solution focused approach therapy which usually comprises of about 8 sessions, many people begin to have a better grasp of their issues and how to resolve them.
Bachelor of Science (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria)
Master of Arts (Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)
Master of Social Work (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Doctor of Human Services, specialization in Social Work ( Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, USA)
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (PA - CWO14920)
Substance Abuse Professional (provider of US Dept. of Transportation substance abuse assessments)
Professional Activities and Memberships
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Tri County Professional social Workers National Association of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC)