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Kim Ellison, LCSW
During her 14 years in practice she worked at a community-based agency where experience was gained in outpatient care, hospital diversion, crisis management, child welfare and school age day treatment. Not only did Kim provide direct services to children, adolescents and families of the Hudson Valley, Kim also provided clinical supervision to therapists providing services in the above-mentioned areas. Kim was part of designing and implementing many programs within the Hudson Valley, assisting in improving the services available to our children.
While working within the community Kim received incredible training in many evidence-based modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Family Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The clinical approach used is eclectic with a strong focus on strength-based therapy, Structural Family Therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New York State
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Pace University, 2000
Masters in Social Work
New York University, 2005
14 Years Experience
Providing evidence based services to adults, adolescents, children, families and couples
at 1st Regional PCIT Conference held by NYU
at the New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians Fall of 2017
Keynote Address - Opening Speaker
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Megan Hawkins, LMSW
Megan comes to HV Family Therapy with years of experience working with adults, teens and pre-teens. Megan utilizes a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Strength Based therapy to help individuals change unhelpful thinking patterns, create goals and identify their own unique abilities to face current challenges. Her style is down to earth and genuine. Whether you are struggling personally, as a family or as a couple or are concerned about your child, Megan is there to instill hope and help you navigate any challenges that arise, together.
Contact Megan directly at (914) 214-9041 or via HV Family Therapy at 845-392-5827.