Poonam is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago's School of Social Work where she received her Master's in Social Work. Much of her experience is working with trauma, including sexual assault, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. Currently working in a residential treatment facility for emerging adults, Poonam also has experience with eating disorder treatment and addictions.
Poonam believes in a therapeutic relationship that is based on trust and safety. As a collaborative therapist, Poonam works with individuals at their own pace as a partner in their treatment. Poonam enjoys utilizing mindfulness, relaxation, and skills-based techniques to provide clients with concrete tools for recovery. Prior to CBM, she was a counseling intern at Rape Victim Advocates and Search Inc. When she isn't at the office, Poonam can be found gardening, creating art, reading, and listening to podcasts.
Consider working with Poonam:
- Alcohol and addiction
- Eating disorders