Experience and Treatment Approaches
Beth Chapman graduated with her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 2009, and has focused her early work with children, youth and families. Beth specializes in helping children and families who have experienced trauma or are going through life transitions such as grief, loss and divorce. She utilizes play in her therapeutic approach when working with children, and has experience in working with youth placed in foster care and adoption. Beth provides support and guidance for parents that wish to learn more about child development and research-based parenting skills with the goal of raising healthy, confident, assertive, and socially empathetic children.
She has worked, interned and volunteered at two domestic violence shelters, a community mental health center, and other non-profits serving children, women, and families in the community. Beth currently specializes in individual psychotherapy for children, youth and adults with ADHD, Autism, Depression/anxiety, other mood disorders, behavioral issues, and life transitions with or without trauma.
Beth herself was adopted at a late age, and has two young children of her own.
- Bachelor of Arts, in Psychology; University of Michigan, 2006
- Masters in Social Work, University of Michigan; 2009
Treatment Focuses and Specialties
- Depression, Anxiety, and mood disorders of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood
- Autism and ADHD individual and family therapy (all ages)
- Life transitions during childhood and adolescence, such as grief/loss, adoption
- Trauma and PTSD Mindfulness therapies
- Self-esteem and self-identity work (all ages)
- Womens’ issues including perinatal / postpartum depression, and HIV/AIDS psychotherapy
Treatment Approaches, Theories, and Modalities most used:
- Interpersonal and Family Therapies
- Attachement-based Therapy
- Client-Centered Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
- Mindfulness-Based Integrative Approach
- Psychodynamic Theory and Approach
- Patient and Family Psychoeducation
Updated: January 2020