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  • Ingrid Bornia

    LCSW, BCD, Trauma Specialist, CEO/Owner

    Ingrid Bornia, known as the BOSS Therapist has completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the esteemed HBCU Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the prestigious Syracuse University, where she studied Human Behavior; Ingrid is a native of Brooklyn, New York and has over 15 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings, including outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, structured outpatient programs, residential psychiatric, large non-profits, private practice, Military and Veteran mental health services.

    Ingrid is a very down to earth therapist and practices the model of meeting people where they are. She likes the finer things in life, but she doesn’t shy away from easily recalling her very humble beginnings. Ingrid is a strong advocate for women and mental health and after realizing that it took her 20 years to figure out how to heal from her own trauma, she decided to package her experience and offer it in outpatient treatment to others, in the hopes to save others the years of confusion and pain. Ingrid prides herself in working with strong women and all the staff whom she has agreed to work alongside have integrity and impeccable clinical processing skills. This gives Ingrid great pride to work with other Women BOSSES who provide BOSS Therapy!!

    Ingrid has provided clinical and administrative supervision to social work students, interns and professionals. She has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the life span in the following areas:

    • Trauma and Abuse
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Depression
    • Behavioral and Discipline Challenges
    • Complicated Grief Reactions
    • Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness
    • Anger and Stress Management
    • Family and Relationship Issues
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues

    Ingrid’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Services can include individual, couples, family and group therapy across the lifespan. Ingrid is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Crisis Intervention. She continues to seek ongoing updates to her skills and knowledge base. Ingrid is invested in an approach which emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health. She is particularly concerned with the impact of loss and trauma and improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.

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