Gianna Lyn, LCSW
Owner and Lead Clinician
Gianna Carlton is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Pennsylvania. She earned her bachelor’s degree of Social Work from Delaware State University (DSU) and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. Gianna is also certified in Cognitive Therapy.
Gianna is the current the owner and lead clinician for Gettin’ My Mind Right LLC. She works with patients to increase self-awareness, self-love, manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, and learning how to improve interpersonal skills. Gianna believes therapy should be like a conversation with a friend that cannot share your information. There should be intentional time to build trust. Although this is ongoing, primarily stressed in the beginning of the therapeutic relationship. The goal is to allow patients to be able to be vulnerable with their stressors, without judgement.
Gianna also works at a community behavior health agency in Philadelphia, supervising second year Master level clinical interns and new mental health therapist. She also provides mental health therapy to her assigned members, who are primarily African Americans, diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder. She works with her members to learn to manage stress, symptoms, and find appropriate ways to cope. Gianna’s patients have found success when they are motivated and open to learning new skills and utilizing the skills outside of sessions.
Outside work, Gianna also attends a non-denominational church, in the Philadelphia area, spending time with family, particularly her sister and niece. She loves spending time with her fiancée and friends, baking, painting, writing, traveling, and going to museums.