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Kelsey Ruggiero, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hello, my name is Kelsey and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. I received my Masters Degree from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts in 2017.

I moved to Florida in 2019, where I then received my LCSW. I work with adults ages 18 and older who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, trauma, addiction, dual diagnosis and more.

I love what I do and I look forward to working with you!

Virtual Sessions Only

Specializations:

Credentials & Experience:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Co-occurring Disorders

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Kelsey sees clients aged 16 and above.

Specializations:

  • Depression and Anxiety: Kelsey Ruggiero specializes in working with individuals experiencing depression and anxiety. She provides a supportive and empathetic space for clients to explore their thoughts and emotions, develop coping strategies, and promote overall emotional well-being.

 

  • Personality Disorders: Kelsey has expertise in working with individuals who have personality disorders. She offers compassionate support to help clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. Kelsey assists clients in developing healthier coping mechanisms, improving relationships, and fostering personal growth.

 

  • Trauma: Kelsey specializes in trauma therapy, helping individuals heal from past traumatic experiences. She creates a safe and non-judgmental environment for clients to process and integrate their trauma, reduce distressing symptoms, and cultivate resilience and empowerment.

 

  • Addiction: Kelsey has experience working with individuals struggling with addiction. She provides support and guidance throughout the recovery process, helping clients develop coping skills, explore underlying issues, and work towards long-term sobriety and improved overall well-being.

 

  • Life Stress: Kelsey assists individuals in navigating life stressors, such as relationship issues, work-related challenges, and major life transitions. She offers strategies and support to help clients manage stress, enhance resilience, and find balance in their lives.

Modalities:

  • Person-Centered Therapy: Kelsey utilizes a person-centered approach, where clients are the experts on their own experiences. She creates a safe and non-judgmental space where clients feel heard, understood, and empowered to explore their concerns and goals. Kelsey collaborates with clients to develop personalized treatment plans that align with their unique needs and values.

 

  •  Strength-Based Approach: Kelsey incorporates a strength-based approach into her therapeutic work. She focuses on identifying and building upon clients' existing strengths and resources, fostering resilience, and promoting positive growth and change.

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