Mika Smith LCSW, PhD

Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Specialist

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 Specilists- Individual

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

OFFICE LOCATION(S)
  • 11 Bar Giyoura Street
  • 3rd Floor
  • Tel Aviv

SPECIALTIES

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

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