Amy Bibb-Ford is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has an extended amount of experience training at the now Philadelphia Center for Child and Family, the Family Institute of Westchester, and the now Multicultural Family Institute, where she was a family therapy supervisor. She was also trained in trauma treatment at the Institute for Advanced Training and Psychotherapy, and is certified in Adult Psychotherapy through the University of Maryland’s Post Graduate Certificate Program.
Amy often begins counseling sessions by assessing the needs of the individual/ family to determine what counseling approach is best for the Client. She specializes in individual therapy, family therapy and play therapy for a range of clients. Amy uses family systems, play therapy, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy. She invites clients to provide feedback about her counseling approaches, and the continuing direction of the sessions. She is open to exploring different directions and be more directive, if desired. Her goal is to help patients move towards better coping mechanisms and overall well-being so that they can lead a more fulfilling life.