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Therapist in Forest Hills, New York,
Malika Mitchell, MSW, LMSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 18-65+

Therapist in Forest Hills, New York, Malika Mitchell, MSW, LMSW

Malika Mitchell, MSW, LMSW

Malika Mitchell, MSW, LMSW is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Touro College. Malika received her undergraduate degree from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She has over 15 years experience working in a variety of settings and a diverse client population including children, adolescents, adults, seniors, individuals, and families.

Malika is an established mental health counselor and has been doing clinical practice the last several years. Malika began her career working with children and families at New York City Administration for Children’s Services. She then pursued a position as a healthcare social worker primarily supporting patients and their families, patient’s continuum of care, and care planning. Malika advanced her career becoming a Social Services Director. Encompassing professional, supervisory and administrative work, and overseeing the operation of the social work department.

Malika’s areas of expertise include: anxiety and depression, grief and loss, family/relationship issues, phase-of-life and personal growth, life stressors and next steps, and more. Malika provides both assessment services and therapy using a holistic and collaborative approach. Her therapeutic approach includes: cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, strength based approach and mindfulness. Treatment plans and interventions are tailored to the unique needs of each client.

Malika has a passion for supporting individuals to achieve their full potential and mental and emotional wellness. Malika is dedicated to providing a safe therapeutic environment to help individuals overcome traumatic experiences, heal, and build on the foundation of education and self-help skills to improve their overall quality of life and well-being.

Treatment Areas

  • Alcohol & Drug Use Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Hoarding
  • Pain Management
  • PTSD/Trauma

Insurances Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Fidelis
  • Northwell

Languages

  • English

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