Meet Amanda McDonald

Licensed Social Worker

Mindful Healing Tall Hero Therapist

My Therapy & Approach

Hey everyone, my name is Amanda McDonald and I am an LSW here at Mindful Healing. As a Licensed Social Worker, I bring a wealth of education and hands-on experience to my role.

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, with a specialization in clinical work with children and families, as well as a Master's degree in Social Work from Monmouth University.Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with diverse populations, including children, adolescents, and adults, in one-on-one therapeutic settings. My approach is rooted in empathy, respect, and a commitment to fostering positive change in the lives of those I serve.

I am passionate about advocating for the well-being of individuals and families, and I continuously strive to stay informed about the latest research and best practices in the field of social work. My goal is to provide compassionate support and guidance to help clients navigate life's challenges and achieve their goals.

My Specialties

  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Client Focus

My Treatment Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

My Qualifications

Licensed Social Worker: 44SL06944900

Payment Options

  • Sliding Scale Accepted
  • You can also pay by: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard,  & Visa.

Issues I Can Help With

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Ages I Work With

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerigroup
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network

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