Angie Harris is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP) providing individual and family sessions as well as facilitating groups at Insight Into Action Therapy. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, she works in collaboration with clients to identify goals through a solution-focused lens, and implements a variety of theoretical approaches to develop person-centered treatment. Angie is passionate about working with others to find hope in their journey and identify solutions to support their ideal wellness.
In addition to a background in providing individual, family, and group therapy for general mental health issues such as: Depression, Anxiety, Bi-polar, Dual Diagnosis, ADHD, Psychotic Disorders, Trauma, and Abuse, Angie is certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-T) and utilizes DBT skill-building in her work with clients. She also has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with Substance Use Disorders. Angie is certified as a Master Addiction Counselor (MAC). She utilizes a Harm Reduction approach for Alcohol Moderation Management when appropriate. She is a trained SMART Recovery© facilitator and incorporates SMART tools and other alternatives to traditional 12-step models.
Angie has experience providing suicide prevention programming through The Jason Foundation, introducing early intervention services aimed at increasing awareness of the silent epidemic of youth suicide. She is a strong supporter of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and peer support systems.
She earned her first Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in 2006, and her second Master’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010.
Angie has experience working along a full continuum of treatment, ranging from facility-based treatment, to outpatient office-based clinical therapy, to home-based counseling in the community. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients in the private and public sector, and has established strong professional relationships with other private providers in the community, demonstrating a strong knowledge of community resources and stakeholders and which serves as an asset for families looking for appropriate treatment recommendations.
Working for more than 13 years in the mental health field, she has an array of clinical experiences to support various needs of clients. Her professional background includes direct clinical and supervisory positions as well as program management and business development positions within behavioral health.