About Amy Pelletier, LCSW-C
Amy Pelletier, LCSW-C, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at WCWCW in Bethesda, Maryland caring for children, adolescents and adults and families throughout Montgomery County and the Greater Washington area.
Amy empowers her clients to identify and explore emotions, understand unhelpful patterns of behavior and thought, and develop effective coping skills. She strives to create a supportive environment to foster hope, resilience, and positive change.
Amy’s has over 15 years of experience helping clients experiencing a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, and emotional and behavioral dysregulation.
She believes in helping her clients learn skills that will strengthen their ability to solve problems, cope with stressful situations, and connect with others. For children and teens, this includes empowering parents to serve as “coaches” to help youth regulate their emotions and effectively cope.
Amy received her master’s degree from the University of Chicago and has completed specialized training in the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), sand tray therapy, and play therapy in the assessment and treatment of children.
In addition, Amy has completed the Post Graduate Training Program at the Postpartum Stress Center and enjoys working with women experiencing adjustment, mood, and anxiety symptoms related to pregnancy, infertility and childbirth.