Millicent Ampadu, LCSW

About

I am a trained short-term therapist ( LCSW) who approached treatment from a solution focused lens. I focused on assessing patient from strength perceptive, acknowledging that each individual is an expert of their problem. Collaborating with the patient in figuring out the solution for a desired outcome. Throughout my experience, I have refined my practice values and interests to include harm reduction, empowerment, crisis intervention, and community- building among culturally diverse at-risk populations. I have also utilized diverse strategies, such as motivational interviewing, structural family theory, and CBT-to-crisis intervention and have adapted various clinical intervention modalities. My background includes over 7 years of experience in multiple mental health service delivery settings, including an inpatient unit, outpatient, a Mobile crisis unit, substance use, jail setting and a health home program for chronically ill patients.

I received my MSW from New York University, clinical focused track in 2013 and I am currently a candidate at Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society.

Analytic Training

Candidate at The Contemporary Freudian Society

Practice Details

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Work inhibitions, Trauma, Stress and coping, Relationships, Parent-infant, LGBT issues, Group psychotherapy, Grief and mourning, Family, Divorce counseling, Depression and mood disorders, Couples therapy, Conflicts with creativity, Child therapy, Anxiety and anxiety disorders, Adult individual, Adolescent

Insurance Accepted

Aetna, Aetna Student Health, Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Cigna, Emblem (HIP, GHI), Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, GHI, Magellan (any subsidiary), Medicare, United Health Care

Primary Office

Address: 111 Dahlgern place, Brooklyn, NY 11228 USA
Main Phone Number: 718-745-4288
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