Carey Werley, LCSW, is a clinical social worker in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Ms. Werley has a specialized interest in the treatment and evaluation of children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety and trauma related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorder. She also has experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, depression, ADHD, and other mood- and behavior-related disorders.
Ms. Werley has received training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), applied behavioral analysis (ABA) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She has experience providing comprehensive mental health assessments and individual therapy to children, adolescents and young adults in outpatient, school and home-based settings.
Her experience includes working extensively with schools, through staff development presentations on a variety of subjects, including high risk behavioral management, adolescent development and trauma. She also has experience in creating and facilitating DBT skills group for adolescents in the school setting and providing school-based consultation and collaboration with teachers and other providers to enhance treatment.
Ms. Werley is passionate about empowering youth and families to learn the skills to overcome their challenges and reach their fullest potential.
- School-Based Clinician, Astor Services for Children and Families
- Therapist, Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
- Clinical Social Work Intern, Astor Services for Children and Families, Bronx, NY
- Social Work Intern, INCLUDEnyc, NY, NY
- MSW, Clinical Social Work, Specialty in Mental Health, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY
- BA, Psychology, Syracuse University