Mildred Gonzalez is a Licensed Clinical Social Woker who has experience with children, adolescents and adults providing individual therapy, couples counseling, parent- child dyadic work and family therapy for over 10 years.
Mildred received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from SUNY Plattsburgh and Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University. Mildred has a passion for working with adolescents; youth and adults struggling with self esteem issues and the senior population. Mildred specializes in working with families using a family systems/ strength based approach with a focus on improving communication and conflict resolution. In her work with each client she creates a safe space where each individual in the family finds their voice while learning to see additional perspectives of each member of their family. Mildred believes in learning about a family’s culture and utilizing their strengths to help them meet their goals.
Additionally, Mildred has experience working with navigating through difficult life stage changes such as becoming a parent, adjusting to developmental changes of children and adults alike. Some of these include transition into adolescence, into adulthood, college life, empty nest issues and goal planning.
Mildred uses multiple approaches based on client needs such as Strength based/ Solution focused interventions, Behavior modification, trauma informed treatment, CBT and motivational interviewing. Treatment needs addressed include depression, anxiety, family/ couples conflict, trauma and parent/child relationship difficulties.