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

Verified Verified

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

  • Education:

    Arizona State University

  • Year of Graduation:

    2013

  • Years in Practice:

    16

  • License No.:

    LCSW 12323 Arizona; 36528 registered social worker in Israel

Additional Credentials:

Masters in Social Work (MSW) - Arizona State University 2001

Doctorate of Behavioral Health - Arizona State University 2013

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

    Special Rate for New Olim
    Sliding Scale
    Student Discount
    Lone Soldier Discount

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

SPECIALTIES

Adjustments
Anxiety / Panic
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Behavioral Issues
Developmental Disorders
Family Issues
Learning Disabilities
Mood Disorders
Psychosomatic Disorders
Self-Esteem
Stress Management
Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Adolescence (ages 16-21)
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