Caitlin Goetz, LMSW, is a Licensed Social Worker with more than six years’ experience and a passion for working with adolescents and families. She earned her MSW (Masters in Social Work) at Fordham University, with a specialty in Clinical Practice and Substance Use. She has experience in working in both Mental Health (OMH) and Substance Use (OASAS) settings. Caitlin has years of experience working with children and adolescents suffering with ADHD, anxiety, oppositional defiance disorder, depression, PTSD and substance use. Her practice draws upon therapy modalities such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Relapse Prevention, and Trauma Focused Care.
Caitlin emphasizes the importance of harm reduction and independence. She uses a strength- based and solution-focused approach when working with her clients and their families. This approach helps to strengthen clients in areas related to emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, coping skills, school, family relationships and mental health conditions.
As a clinician, Caitlin offers patients a non-judgmental space where she can empower clients and their families to make positive lifestyle changes.