Adolescents, Adults, and Elders; Family work in loss, adjustment, and transition; Trauma and PTSD; community trauma; LGBTQIA+ community; End of Life issues; complicated grief; family dynamics impacted by medical complexities.
Erica’s ultimate goal as a therapist is to create a safe, validating, empowering, and affirming space for all persons to be heard and valued. She is eclectic in her approach to this work with compassionate, relational, narrative, humanistic, and cultural humility centered interventions. Clients and colleagues have described Erica as an anchor in times of chaos.
Erica has a passion for supporting clients experiencing complex issues of grief and loss, and specifically in working with older adults on legacy and resilience building, finding connection, and bereavement. She has a passion for working with the LGBTQIA+ community on sexuality and gender identity work, and has experience working with adolescents on issues of trauma and building healthy relationships. Erica has also has extensive experience with both children and adults in chronic pain management and understands the challenges of coping with ongoing medical challenges.
Erica received her Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work in 2014 where she was psychodynamically trained. Since that time, she has worked in a variety of settings, including group homes, hospitals, cancer outpatient clinics, and hospice.