Natalie Henry, LCSW
Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
- Anxiety, Panic & Stress
- Ages: Children 8+, Teens & Adults
- Trauma & Social Anxiety
Experience 5+ Years
With her thoughtful, calming, and genuine demeanor, Natalie helps her clients lead a fulfilling and balanced life. She believes that each person is unique and that counseling strategies must be focused on meeting each individual’s needs.
Natalie has several years of experience working with a wide range of clients including adolescents, university students, and adults of all ages. She has worked in a variety of settings including a community mental health agency, a mental health crisis intervention team and helping adolescents and families in South Africa with high levels of stress and trauma. She has experience helping her clients overcome a range of concerns including anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, trauma, mood disorders and suicidal thoughts.
Natalie received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has four years of experience in psychological research through the Beckman Institute at UIUC and is passionate about pursuing outside trainings in evidenced based therapy techniques to provide you with the highest level of care. Her trainings include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), TEAM therapy by David Burns, M.D. at Stanford, Crisis Intervention, along with Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking and learning new pieces on the piano.
What is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Clinical social workers provide mental health services for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders in individuals, families, and groups. Their goal is to enhance and maintain their patients’ physical, psychological, and social function.
Clinical social workers must have a master’s or doctorate degree in social work, with an emphasis on clinical experience. They must undergo a supervised clinical field internship and have at least 2 years of postgraduate supervised clinical social work employment. Clinical social workers are approved providers in most insurance and managed care plans, and practice in the following settings:
- Private practice
- Medical facilities (e.g., hospitals)
- Mental health clinics