Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent, Geriatric
Services Provided: Consultation and Assessment, Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Elizabeth Ferreira is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who enjoys working with pre-teens, adolescents and adults of all ages and backgrounds to help improve their overall functioning. She has extensive experience in treating marital/family conflicts, behavioral disorders, depression, mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD, domestic violence, substance abuse and problems adjusting to new life experiences.
Elizabeth's therapeutic approach is strength-based with a focus on cognitive-behavioral interventions. She utilizes trauma-informed practice, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, reality-based therapy, strengths-based therapy, internal family systems therapy and mindfulness-based therapy. Elizabeth emphasizes enhancing an individual's strengths so they can reach their full potential. Her honest, straight-forward approach and empathetic understanding enable her to develop a healthy therapeutic rapport with each individual.
Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 1992, and a Master's in Social Work degree from Bridgewater State University in 2007. Elizabeth has been a Licensed Independent Social Worker in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island since 2010.