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Elvisa Alikadic, LMSW: Specialized Therapeutic Approach

Elvisa Alikadic, LMSW, is a licensed social worker who holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Keuka College in the State of New York. With extensive experience in both macro and micro social work, she has become specialized and trained in various treatment approaches. Her primary focus is to provide empathetic, warm, and interactive therapy for her patients. Elvisa believes the best outcomes in treatment arise from a trustworthy relationship between the therapist and the individual. Therefore, she strives to create a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for her patients to share their struggles freely.

Extensive Expertise and Diverse Treatment Approaches

Throughout her career, Elvisa has worked with individuals of all ages, including teens, adults, families, and couples. She has vast experience in treating patients with a variety of mental health concerns, such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, anger management, mood disorders, and trauma-related events.

Tailored Therapeutic Solutions

To assist her patients in achieving their goals, Elvisa uses an eclectic blend of cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and mindfulness techniques. She focuses on helping her patients reframe their subconscious messages to find peace, happiness, and success in whatever situation they may be dealing with. Additionally, she guides her patients through processing and coping techniques, helping them learn more about themselves and overcome their experiences.

Comprehensive Areas of Expertise

Elvisa has expertise in a wide range of areas, including trauma and abuse, depression, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, parenting issues, anger management, self-esteem, obsessions, career difficulties, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, adoption and foster care, aging and geriatric issues, attachment issues, compulsions, blended family issues, caregiver issues and stress, codependency, communication problems, divorce and separation, family of origin issues, narcissism, fertility issues, hospice, and end-of-life counseling, life purpose, OCD, women's issues, panic disorder and panic attacks, pregnancy and childbirth, prejudice and discrimination, self-love, social anxiety and phobia, workplace issues, young adult issues, addictions, family conflicts, isolation/loneliness, jealousy, midlife crisis, multicultural concerns, and postpartum depression.

Customized Treatment with Clinical Expertise

Elvisa tailors her treatment to suit each patient's unique needs, using a range of clinical approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), client-centered therapy, mindfulness therapy, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, attachment-based therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and psychodynamic therapy.


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