Ingrid Bornia, known to many of her clients as Ms. B, has completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University as she is originally a native of Brooklyn, New York. She 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 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
• 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.