Katie Vashey, MSW, LSW / School Social Worker Certificate, LCADC
Licensed Social Worker
732-389-0697 Extension: 858
“Everybody has a story to tell…”
Katie achieved her Bachelors in Business administration and Masters Degree in Criminal Justice at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. She also achieved her Masters Degree in Social work at Rutgers University. Upon completion of Social Work degree, Katie obtained her certificate as a School Social Worker. Throughout her time in school, Katie has been acknowledged for her high honors and academic success. Katie is a Licensed Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
Katie has clinical experience working with individuals, couples and families struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships, grief/loss, eating disorders, self-esteem and/or life changes. She enjoys working with children and teens to overcome personal obstacles, develop self-identity and learn healthy coping skills that bring joy and excitement.
Katie has many years of experience in the addiction counseling field working with both adolescents and adults to not only overcome their addiction but learn to identify and cope with underlying problems. She has worked in all different treatment modalities anywhere from detoxification, outpatient programs, opioid-maintenance program, and short-term and long term residential treatment programs. Katie currently works at a residential substance abuse treatment facility to where she provides therapeutic services to those struggling with alcohol/drug addiction. Katie strives to create a safe and nurturing environment to where individuals can feel supported in their efforts to change and grow as well as become reconnected to themselves, their strengths and aspirations.
Katie has a strong focus on spirituality and mindfulness. She believes that everyone has a voice and a purpose in this life to express themselves freely and mold themselves to be who they are. Outside of therapy, Katie has a passion and knowledge of exercise and nutrition. She has experience as a personal trainer and teaching group exercise classes which aim to motivate those to reach their potential and develop both internal/external strength.
Services provided by Katie
- Individual and Family Therapy
- Children, Adolescents and Women Issues
- Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Disorders
- Anxiety and Depression
- Relationship and Marriage Conflicts