My Background and Experience
Child Behavior Specialist in Chester County, PA
Cognitive Behavior Therapist for Children in Chester County, PA
Child and Family Therapist
I am a Pennsylvania Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Masters in Social Work from West Chester University, and Bachelors in Social Work from Eastern University.
I have over 8 years of experience as a behavioral specialist and child therapist. I have worked in outpatient therapy including child therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. as well as BHRS/wraparound in home/community/school based therapy and consultations. I have worked with children with Anxiety, Depression, Autism, ADHD, developmental delays, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), disruptive behaviors, and other concerns.
Additionally I have experience as a babysitter/nanny, preschool Sunday School teacher, kids camp leader, postpartum doula, foster care social worker, and Early Intervention social worker.
I specialize in working with preschool and young elementary school age children, although I also have experience with middle and high school students and college students for therapy services. Using a variety of behavioral therapy techniques and creative interventions tailored to the child's interests, I teach children how to follow directions, make friends, and increase appropriate communication. I also consult with parents and teachers to teach them how to provide interventions to work on child's behaviors.