Therapist Profile

Name:
Monica Z. Nowakowski, MSW
Professional Title:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Email:
Email
Location:
3099 Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705-2035
Phone:
(510) 847-9358
Website:
License Number
LCSW13419
Practicing Since:
1989
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lic. #13419

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I aim to meet the mental health needs of my client and together, we identify attainable goals for treatment. I utilize a variety of techniques to help people through their difficulties. Therapy works when the client and therapist are a "good match." There are many variables to this and it can take 1 - 3 sessions to figure out.I provide both long and short-term therapy. I do offer home visits as necessary, especially to the disabled/elderly/families. There may be an added fee for transport time.. My experience includes working with diverse populations in a variety of specialty settings. For more information, feel free to call or write - usually after a ten or fifteen minute telephone chat will we figure out if I can be of help.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Call office for availability/Evenings/Weekend on Urgent Basis Home Calls
Services
1. Individual Adult & Geriatric Psychotherapy. 2. Critical Incident Stress Management for Employees/Communities. 3. Family Caregiver Issues/Elder Care Psychiatric Consultation
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Medicare, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Phone

Education

Degrees
Masters in Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Alzheimer's Families
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Chronically Mentally Ill
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Employment Issues
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Supervision
Terminally Ill
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Humanistic/Existential
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Advanced Critical Incident Stress Management
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
Ethnicity
European

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