Simone Schwager

LCSW-C


Licensed Clinical Social Worker


240-643-7004 sschwager@resnikpsychology.com

Simone Schwager is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in children, teens, and young adults with anxiety. Simone has advanced training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and group therapy. She works to enhance the lives of her clients and their families through a collaborative treatment approach. Simone is known for her creative and interactive approach to teaching skill building techniques and processing life events, in addition to traditional talk therapy. She is passionate about her work with youth and families.

Services

At Rebecca Resnik & Associates Psychological Care, Simone offers the following:

  • Individual Cognitive Behavior Therapy, ages 6 and up
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Support
  • Group Therapy

Simone works collaboratively with clients and families struggling with issues related to low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, school-related stress, family conflict, limited social skills, trauma, self-injury, poor impulse control, and behavior management difficulties. Simone strongly believes in parental involvement in treatment. Parents of her child and teen clients can expect regular communication and engagement regarding treatment goals and progress. In addition, Simone welcomes collaboration with other key providers such as psychiatrists, therapists, and educators.

Expertise

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Self-Injury
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Coping Skills
  • Behavior Management/Parenting Support
  • School stress
  • Trauma
  • Family Conflict

Credentials & Background

Simone Schwager is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work in 2008 with a focus in Clinical Social Work and a sub-specialization in Substance Abuse. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UMBC, Maryland. Simone has been actively working on her Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy certification since 2014.

Simone’s extensive background includes serving clients with a wide range of diagnoses across levels of care. Simone has experience working with children and adolescents in a variety of different treatment settings including: psychiatric inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and private practice settings. In addition to private practice, Simone served as a director for a successful Partial Hospitalization Program for adolescents. She has developed innovative programs and curricula for crisis intervention.

Personal Life

Simone was raised here in Montgomery County and has lived here most of her life. During her down time she enjoys traveling, baking, arts and crafts, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

 

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