Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Professions: Psychotherapy, Coaching
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Social Work - CW017524
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 10747
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Office 1
119 Coulter Ave
Suite 211
Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003 - United States
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I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: Session fees range from $160 - $200

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I am a therapist specializing in addiction serving the Main Line in Ardmore, Pa. I provide compassionate counseling with a solution focused and practical approach. My work with clients often includes reducing feelings of shame, worthlessness, depression, anxiety and fear. I help people look behind the behavior they are wanting support with and collaboratively find solutions to replace what is no longer working for them. If you of your loved one is suffering from addiction, finding this page shows you have hope, let me help you hold on to the hope and heal.

Email or Call Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10747

My Therapy Focus

The focus of my practice is helping individuals and familes suffering from addiction and substance abuse disorders. I typically meet the client where they are in their motivation for change and we collaboratively set goals and plans for treatment. I also utilize sober coaching when it fits the needs of my clients. This includes: finding support groups, daily balanced living, a job which fits the clients current needs, coping skills and relapse prevention counseling. Much of my work with family members includes education, codependency, helping them find resources for themselves and their loved one, supporting reintegration once the addict returns from treatment and identifying healthy boundaries.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

Most definitely!! I once felt very hopeless over my own substance abuse issues. Having walked in similar shoes as many of my clients, I have a unique ability to be compassionate yet honest and direct. With many years in recovery now, I have a great knowledge of what it takes to stay sober through life's difficulties. I am often able to integrate my own painful experiences in my work with clients. This allows for a much quicker trusting relationship between client and therapist.

In my work with families, my personal experience is very useful. I have a very credible background in understanding their loved ones illogical and self destructive behavior. Often times family members hold many of the cards to their addict being willing to seek help. I help the family members to change some of their behaviors inorder to create motivation for change.

Addiction is a unique issue and it needs to be met with understanding and great empathy. What I love most about my work is, once a client recovers their abilities in life can be endless. Watching this transformation occur is an honor and a privilege.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Addiction and Substance Abuse

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Body Image
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Collaborative Therapy / Collaborative Language Systems
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Solution Focused Therapy

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