Mika Smith LCSW, PhD

Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Specialist

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OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • 11 Bar Giyoura Street
  • 3rd Floor
  • Tel Aviv
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Mika Smith LCSW, PhD

Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Specialist

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • 11 Bar Giyoura Street
  • 3rd Floor
  • Tel Aviv
  •  

ABOUT

Sometimes all a person needs is an ear to listen and a heart to understand.


At Positive Health Counseling, I specialize in working with Anglo teens (Generation Z) and young adults (Millennials).



  • Improve relationships and coping mechanisms with teachers, parents, and friends

  • Ease adjustments to Israel's culture and education system

  • Relieve stress and tension over anticipation about army service and national service

  • Cope with personal anxiety issues and mental health distress

  • Trauma

  • Gap year Challenges

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Education Year of Graduation
LCSW Arizona State University 2001
PhD Arizona State University 2013

Degree
LCSW

Education
Arizona State University

Year of Graduation
2001

Degree
PhD

Education
Arizona State University

Year of Graduation
2013

Years in Practice

17

License No.:

LCSW 12323 Arizona; 36528 registered social worker in Israel

Additional Credentials:

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialitst-Family

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialists- Individual

Certified Complex- PTSD- CCTP-II

FINANCES

  • Average cost per session

    250-350 NIS

  • Insurance

    None

  • Discounts Available

    Sliding Scale
    Student Discount

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

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PRIMARY SPECIALTIES

Adjustments
Anxiety / Panic
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Depression
Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

ADDITIONAL SPECIALITIES

Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Developmental Disorders
Family Issues
Learning Disabilities
Mood Disorders
Psychosomatic Disorders
Self-Esteem
Stress Management

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Adults
Families
Men
Women

Languages

English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Systems Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Focused Psychotherapy (Biodyne Model)

SERVICES OFFERED

Consultation
Family Therapy
Individual Therapy

PROUD PARTICIPANT


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