A native of New York City, Erica Bell received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from Stony Brook University in 2006. She later obtained her Master of Science in Social Work Social Work degree from Columbia University in 2015. In May of 2018 Erica received certification as a Credentialed Advocate from the National Associate of Advocates. Currently, Erica holds dual licensure as a Master Social Worker in New York and Georgia.
Erica’s area of specialty includes: domestic violence, sexual assault, and family services. With over 7 years of collective experience, she has provided crisis intervention, case management and individual therapy to survivors of crime and individuals living with mental health disorders. Moreover, Erica has developed a solid familiarity with children and family services, as she has operated as a Family Foster Care Supervisor within the NYC Administration for Children’s Services.
Erica is an interactive clinician who utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as dialectical behavioral therapy in her approach to working with clients. Her method of providing treatment focuses on developing a joint partnership with each client in an effort to meet therapeutic goals and create an enjoyable life that is healthy and fulfilling. She will work on a sliding scale and is available evenings during the week and on Saturdays.