Erica Van Wagner, LISW-CP/S
Erica is a licensed independent social worker with approximately 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. She has practiced in a variety of settings including community mental health centers, private practice, children advocacy center, group homes, hospitals, and the Department of Social Services.
Erica is a dedicated professional who was drawn to the field of social work based on her desire to help others. She values the importance of family and relationships and hopes to help others through strengthening attachment/bonds with others. She specializes in issues related to abuse/neglect, trauma, foster care/adoption, depression, anxiety, and a variety of other mental health concerns.
Erica utilizes a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach as her primary mode of treatment. In 2007 she was trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and later completed a year-long learning collaborative through the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Erica’s name appears on the MUSC state roster of clinicians trained in this evidence-based treatment. Erica also completed a supervised learning experience for Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and is listed on the PCIT of the Carolina’s roster of clinicians trained in providing this additional evidence-based treatment. Erica has also completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).