Amber has been practicing as a social worker for the last 16 years. She has enjoyed working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and initially began working in a group home for 6 years while attending college at the University at Buffalo. She has had a special place in her heart for each person she worked with, seeing it as a privilege to come alongside of them in life and assist them with daily living and mental health issues as needed. Amber’s sister in law has a developmental disability, and she enjoys helping her with mental health and social skills issues that she is working through.
Amber also has 6 years of experience in Social Services, working often with adults who have a developmental disability. She counseled them, and also connected them to resources that would assist them with mental health, parenting, and any other services they needed.
Areas of focus: anxiety, depression, adjustment, coping skills, behavior, anger, self-esteem, relationship and personal safety, grief and loss.
Treatment approach: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, problem-solving
Amber primarily provides service via telehealth but can also plan to meet in a location that is agreed upon.
Amber is accepting referrals in Onondaga County.