"What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly."
Monica is a Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor in the state of Ohio. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Pyschology from Kent State University and went on to complete a Masters of Social Work at Youngstown State University.
Monica has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including outpatient and community based, preschool/daycare centers, school-based settings, partial hospitalization programs, and residential facilities. Monica has practiced in assessment and individual, group, and family therapy modalities.
Monica is a fully trained EMDR therapist and Dancing Mindfulness facilitator. She also has training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Triple P-Positive Parenting Program, FLIP IT, and Incredible Years. She uses her knowledge and skills to provide supportive therapy to her clients while incorporating trauma-informed, mindfulness, movement, and creative interventions.
Monica's goal in treatment is to help others feel whole and healthy by their own definitions. She is a calm and compassionate therapist who enjoys yoga, dancing, gardening, and baking.