I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas, and in the Cayman Islands, and am fluent in English, ASL, and other forms of American signed communication. I am experienced with both in person and remote telehealth service provision. I have been working in clinical settings since 2015 that vary from private practice, emergency mental health services, hospital discharge intake and care coordination, a mood disorder specialty clinic, and as a therapist for the community through the Cayman Islands government. Prior to my clinical work, I was a sign language interpreter for 10 years and then moved to social services, providing comprehensive support for early childhood intervention and for families with children who have complex medical and mental health needs, through case management and coordination, resource development, and emotional support. My theoretical framework is trauma informed and an eclectic integration of humanistic client centered approaches, that take into account client's history and narrative, internal and external systems of influence, cognitive/information process, behavior patterns, relationships, and connection to self. My interventions are rooted from a client's own desire for change and support the development of insight, coping skills, and present moment awareness through mindfulness, cognitive, behavioral, relational,...

 EMDR Therapist /  International / 34 views

I am Dr. Dunja Pacirski, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and qualified supervisor, certified EMDR therapist, and internationally certified addiction professional. I am also holding a doctoral degree from Barry University in Miami, Florida with a research focus in mindfulness and reflective practice. My own continuous inner searching for the best version of me and my clinical work as a healing practitioner during the last two decades, lead me to develop insights, skills, and practices that, today, help me bring my personal vision and professional mission to life: “Helping people find inner peace and expand in joy for self, life, and each other.” During my 20-year tenure in the field of mental health counseling, I gained extensive and multidimensional clinical experience while providing both group and individual therapy services. My work included counseling children, adolescents, and adults with variety of diagnosed conditions and mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, PTSD and other trauma-related issues, some of which are different phobias, alcoholism and addictions, difficulties in stress-management, low self-esteem, problematic interpersonal relations, etc. Furthermore, supported by my passion for and long practice of mindfulness (meditation), I facilitated numerous community and professional presentations and workshops on holistic approaches to stress...

 EMDR Certified /  International / 140 views