Erica Reed, MSW, LCSWA
Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Play Therapist
Erica Reed is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) who works with Children ages 3 to 12, Teenagers, as well as Young Adults. She is also a soon-to-be certified and registered child-centered play therapist. She is an Independent Contractor, not an employee, thus she is individually responsible for all aspects of her client's care. She is independently insured and manages her own practice. She contracts with MACS, PLLC for marketing, billing, and office space.
Erica earned her Master's Degree in Social Work and will shortly be receiving her Certificate in Play Therapy from UNC Charlotte. Erica has experience working with parents using Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) to create a better environment for both parents and children. She works with children who have behavioral issues, ADHD, anxiety, depression, loss, children of alcoholics, trauma, and adjustment. She has also earned her certificate in Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
She approaches clinical practice from a person-centered, integrative model. Erica has experience in grief counseling, play therapy, CPRT, TF-CBT, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She also has experience with assisting children in recovery from any and all kinds of trauma.
Erica also specializes in working with new Moms suffering from Post Partum Depression and anxiety using person-centered talk therapy.
She is also working to be a certified Animal Assisted Play Therapist using a trained and certified therapy dog.
Erica accepts Self Pay and is currently becoming credentialed to accept Aetna, BCBS, CBHA, Medcost, UHC and Out of Network Benefits.