Ingrid Anderson, LCSW-R, has been providing a warm, caring, nonjudgmental atmosphere for the last 28 years. She helps each client develop a partnership of trust and mutual respect. Together with her clients, Ingrid helps identify and build on personal strengths for the purpose of resolving emotional, relationship, and life issues. These can include feelings of hopelessness, guilt, and low self esteem; panic and other forms of anxiety; losses such as family members, health, and relationships; and difficulty with communication, stress, anger, and codependency, among other concerns. Ingrid has worked with clients who are having problems with addictions and other compulsive behaviors. She also has experience with TBI and LGBTQ issues. She is known to ask thought provoking questions and to offer various suggestions for increasing self awareness and healing through changing attitudes and behaviors.
Ingrid uses cognitive behavioral, psycho dynamic, and mindfulness techniques and is trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy which has been proven very effective in reducing effects of traumatic experiences whether they were recent or in the past. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient clinic treatment settings and was part of a team that created and facilitated an intensive mental health continuing day treatment program. She also provided early intervention and prevention services to adolescent children of substance abusers in a high school. Schooling : MSW 1995 SUNY Albany, MA Sociology 1994 SUNY New Paltz, LCSW-R 2004. Retired CASAC 1868 in good standing after 27 years in 2011. Training in Cognitive Processing Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in 2010, some training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in 2009.