Nancy has 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and family systems. She has had the opportunity to work with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, behavioral and emotional challenges, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Developmental Disabilities (DD). Her work includes addressing and supporting the grieving process of parents of children with disabilities. Nancy has experience working with diverse cultures, including the impact of poverty of the family unit.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Nancy received her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. Her concentration included Interpersonal Practice with Adults and a School Social Work endorsement. Nancy completed an independent study on “The Assessment of Parents and Children in Regard to Curriculum for Behaviorally Challenged Children”. She is a Youth Mental Health First Aid trainer for the National Council for Behavioral Health and a trainer for TECIP-After the Crisis: Traumatic Event Crisis Intervention Planning. She is a Certified Crisis Responder through the FEI Behavioral Health Institute and a Certified Trauma Practitioner- Clinical through Starr Commonwealth.
A BIT ABOUT NANCY
Nancy believes that strengthening human social connections is vital for physical and emotional growth. Nancy uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Trauma Informed Care and Interventions. Nancy strives to fully engage the family and identified significant others in her client’s growth. She looks at each person through a strength based lens, empowering their ability to heal and maintain healthy relationships and self care.