A clinical social worker is a therapist who helps patients improve their mental health and well-being, develop interpersonal skills, and cope with personal problems. Social workers play a vital role in working with people who have mental and behavioral health challenges, and are trained to assess, plan, treat, and support.
Clinical social workers may also be referred to as:
Not all social workers are therapists. Social workers help children, adults, and families when and where they need it most. In addition to therapy, social workers can provide adoption, counseling, case management, housing assistance, etc.
At Dakota Family Services, all of our social workers are also trained therapists. Whether you are looking for help to treat depression or anxiety; cope with major life transitions; manage and balance the demands of parenting, work, and family responsibilities; cope with medical illness; improve relationship skills; or manage other stressors, you can count on Dakota Family Services’ trusted team of mental health providers to be at your side.