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The below list represents mental health professionals who have achieved the status of Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).

The LMSW is the first license a social worker can obtain after gaining their MSW degree. This license allows a social worker to provide non-clinical services or clinical therapy under the supervision of an LCSW.

Clarissa Garcia, LMSW



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Erin Falconer, PhD, MSc, LMSW

New York

New York

I aim to create a safe space to collaboratively process trauma and work on issues such as anxiety, depression, chronic illness, relationship struggles, abuse, life and career concerns, and issues around identity and creative expression. I also specialize in helping people recover from coercive control and influence, including survivors of cultic abuse and high demand groups.

Nicole M. Kotchka, LMSW, CAADC

Grand Rapids


Nicole is a licensed Master Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She graduated with her Bachelor degree in Psychology and Sociology from Central Michigan University and obtained her Master degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Nicole has experience in crisis intervention working in the psychiatric setting as well as various residential facilities. She…
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