Kiera  Dowell

Kiera Dowell

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Resilience Lab Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New Jersey Accepting Online

Please note that at this time, I'm unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid plans.

Updated January 31, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Child mental health
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma
  • Social anxiety

Professional statement

Kiera is a highly skilled and empathetic therapist who possesses a unique style and approach to healing that is grounded in evidence-based modalities and a client-centered focus. Kiera brings a diverse perspective and a strong academic foundation to her practice, which enriches her ability to understand and connect with clients from diverse backgrounds. She is adept at addressing a wide range of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma symptoms. Her specialized training in Motivational Interviewing enables her to collaborate effectively with clients, fostering a therapeutic alliance where individuals feel empowered and heard. With Kiera's credentials, experience, and specialties, clients can expect a compassionate and skilled therapist who strives to create a safe and empowering therapeutic space. Through her strengths-based and supportive approach, Kiera aims to equip her clients with coping skills, promote personal growth, and guide them towards a more stable future.


Message to clients

My goal is to empower my clients to tap into their inherent strengths and resources, enabling them to overcome adversities and develop resilience. By employing evidence-based therapeutic modalities and prioritizing a client-centered approach, I help clients gain insights into their thoughts and behaviors, fostering positive change and personal growth.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna International
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Meritain Health
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • University of California Berkeley Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet Student)
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 6pm
  • Tue 10am - 6pm
  • Wed 2am - 6pm
  • Thu 10am - 6pm
  • Fri 10am - 4pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Resilience Lab, Therapist, 2023 - Present

Columbia University, Masters, 2023


Licensure

New Jersey: 44SL06975700


Languages

English