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Monica Bergnes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in New York, NY. Monica is passionate about helping people who have experienced trauma, the death of a loved one, or have a complicated relationship with food and their bodies.
Monica’s approach to therapy is based in both traditional talk therapy and sensorimotor psychotherapy. She helps clients understand how the ways their bodies respond to traumatic memories functions to keep them safe. She then teaches clients new ways to calm both their minds and bodies in the face of those triggers. Monica takes a trauma-informed approach to therapy, making sure that each of her clients feel safe and supported during sessions. She is also a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and works with people who need help recovering from disordered eating and chronic dieting.
Monica earned her Master’s degrees in Psychology and Social Work and is a personable, compassionate therapist. She collaborates with clients to explore their pasts, their identities, and their values. Her goal is to empower clients to confront their emotional reactions to stressors and triggers and to teach clients the skills they need to live comfortably.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms
Monica Bergnes is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 11 years
Karen Horney Clinic, Therapist, 2013 - 2018
New York University, Master of Social Work, 2013
New School for Social Research, Master of Psychology, 2012
New York: 084845
New Jersey: 44SC06193200