Licensed Social Worker
Angelica Ventresca is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate studies at Penn State University and then obtained her Master’s Degree in social work from Marywood University. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Angelica provides therapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Angelica has extensive experience providing services to clients that may be struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life changes and parent/child conflicts. Angelica is also an experienced behavioral health specialist for children/adolescents and certified in “trauma focused cognitive therapy”. Angelica is also certified in “DBT”, as well as in, “housing instability adverse childhood experiences”, which helps assist parents in learning parenting techniques, setting healthy boundaries and learning appropriate ways to communicate with there children. Angelica has worked with individuals and family members in Hospice; providing them support and grief counseling. Her focus in couples therapy, is to help the couple improve communication skills that would encourage healthy interactions in their relationship.
Licensed Social Worker10+ years experienceBehavioral Health Specialist for Children and AdolescentsCertified in Trauma Focused Cognitive TherapyCertified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)Certified in Housing Instability and Adverse Childhood ExperiencesBi-Lingual- Spanish and EnglishStudent Assistant Program Certified
Angelica offers a safe and comfortable environment, through telehealth or in person sessions, where clients can openly discuss and address their concerns. She makes sure that each session is individually designed to help meet the specific need of the client and closely works with the client to find a solution. Empowerment Theory and Mindfulness are used as therapeutic methods, individualized for each session to help the client achieve their goals.