Hello! My name is Josephine Nwoke, LICSW. My current practice location is in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, I have lived in Minnesota for 26 years. I have practiced as psychotherapist for 28 plus years, and have worked with diverse age groups, which include teenagers, adults and older adults. I have also worked with children and families. I have experience in working with diverse areas of mental health including emotional and other related stress disturbances including chemical health issues. My experience include working with teenagers who have experienced foster care placements including adoption; children and teenagers who have experienced different types of trauma in their lives. Treatment modalities used varies as each individual has their own needs; examples include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, DBT, Mindfulness, etc.; implementing person centered approach. My goal is to design and implement a treatment plan that will fit the person and allow for successful symptom and problem resolution as well as personal growth. Services offered include: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship issues, Foster care/Adoption, loss and grief, anger management, stress reduction, relationship issues, anger management, chemical use counseling, ADHD and PTSD.
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
Master of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Bachelors of Science in Social Work, Iowa State University
Associate of Arts Degree - Human Services
I am looking forward to working with you.
Josephine Nwoke, MSW, LICSW/CCTP
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MN LICSW 12333
Josephine is kind, empathetic and helpful
Written on Oct 02, 2023 after therapy with Josephine for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem
Josephine has been a great help and guided me through people pleasing, time management and prioritisation over the past few weeks.
Written on Feb 08, 2023 after therapy with Josephine for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Josephine Nwoke is kind and understanding. She has very helpful wisdom and techniques that will help you to grow. She is easy to talk to.
Written on Aug 25, 2022 after therapy with Josephine for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and anger management