Erika Neil is a psychotherapist and trainer experienced in working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or significant stress, and who find that these issues are diminishing their ability to enjoy life. She has additional specialized training in Havening, EMDR, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Emotional Freedom Technique, Somatic Experiencing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Flash, Brainspotting, and Reiki. Her style is collaborative, warm, and solution-focused. She often uses mind-body techniques to accelerate awareness and change. With compassion and understanding, she works with individuals to help them build on their strengths and attain personal growth and well-being.
Erika is a Havening Techniques® Trainer. She has taught mindfulness meditation classes in yoga, recreation, and health centers. In addition to her mental health experience at outpatient centers, hospitals, and schools, Erika has worked at a career outplacement firm and a college career center. Prior to being a clinical social worker, Erika was a child abuse and neglect attorney for seven years. Erika has a long standing interest in Eastern and Western philosophy and psychology.
B.A., Harvard University, 1988
J.D., Columbia University, 1992
M.S.W., CUA School of Social Service, 1997
Licenses and Certifications
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher
EMDR Certified Therapist
Havening Techniques® Trainer
Reiki Master Practitioner