Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?
Jami Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides individual and group therapy to children, teenagers, and adults with a wide range of mental health, emotional, behavioral, and relationship issues. Specifically, Jami specializes in treating anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, alcohol and addictions. Using a collaborative approach, Jami helps her clients to address and acknowledge negative patterns, engage in better decision-making, build stronger relationships, and create attainable goals. Additionally, Jami utilizes both cognitive behavioral and solution focused theories to help clients articulate their concerns and goals, and then work towards them in a healthy and positive manner. Furthermore, Jami specializes in early childhood development and uses this knowledge and experience to treat young children using play therapy techniques, and by providing parents with support and behavioral management. Jami completed her Masters Degree and training at Columbia University in New York in 2003, having interned at New York Presbyterian Weill- Cornell Medical Center and Bronx Regional High School. After graduating, Jami worked at Gracie Square Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital, where she held the position of Director of Social Work and Utilization Review. Jami started seeing clients in the private practice setting beginning in 2004, treating adults dealing with depression, mental illness, substance abuse, physical abuse, and divorce. Jami maintained her practice until she relocated to Miami in 2007. Since moving, Jami has worked as a behavior therapist in public elementary schools for emotionally disturbed kids, a teacher and consultant for an early childhood program, and in cancer care education and outreach. She is an active member of NASW and is a Qualified Supervisor for social workers working towards licensing. Jami is passionate about helping others, in all aspects of her life. Professionally, she believes that effective therapy should provide compassion, empathy, creativity, and a place of safety and support.
What are the top 3 treatments that you focus on?
Jami Young specializes in the treatment of alcohol and addictions, as well as depression.