Ingrid Perdigón Gómez, LPC
Psychoanalyst and Psychotherapist
APsaA Member: 102174
“It’s a joy to be hidden, and a disaster not to be found.”
— Donald W. Winnicott
Practice and Philosophy
Therapy is an intimate process where you get to know different things about yourself as well as analyze and connect how all your life experiences have and are impacting you life today. And it’s within this process that a particular relationship starts developing between you and your psychotherapist creating a non-judgemental space where things are felt and thought from different perspectives but always accompanied by an objective but yet warm-hearted and empathic other who accompanies you in this journey.
It is through this guided exploration that I believe clients are able to understand things, identify uncomfortable situations or aspects of their lives and figure out a way in which they can either change it or do something about it to feel more comfortable.
I was trained in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (one year of it done in Buenos Aires, Argentina and 6 years done in Mexico City) where I got to gain experience both in Private Practice as well as Community field with clients who were dealing with different levels of anxiety, depression, anger or who were having a hard time developing a trustful relationship with others.
I enjoy working with kids, teenagers and adults. When working with kids, my interventions are through Play Therapy where we get to focus on developing a therapeutic rapport while understanding the emotional situation the child is experiencing all presented on their symbolic game. With teenagers and adults, my interventions are primarily centered on a dynamic and psychoanalytic approach focusing primarily on building a trustful relationship between client-therapist.
I have had the opportunity to live in different countries, situation that has helped me in developing a multicultural approach and a diversified perspective of life that lets me understand where each client is coming from as well as their cultural experiences.
During my training years, I was able to work at Psychiatric Hospitals doing a collaborate job with Psychiatrist, Nurses and Families; Schools, providing Counseling Services to kids, teens and their families; in the educational environment as an integrative psychologist with a kid who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome; and with young adults focusing on parenting skills and their relationship with their kids.
I also have experience working with local Mental Health Agency in Austin where skills training and counseling services are provided for children and their families at school so that awareness regarding the importance of Mental Health in our community can be built.