not your average care

Annie  Monaco, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

Office Address:
4955 North Bailey Ave - STE 214
Amherst, NY 14226
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Phone: 716-289-2037
Fax: 716-566-9569
none at present

Education and Additional Certifications/Training:
MSW in Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University
EMDR Certified, Consultant and Trainer,
Progressive Counting Certified, Consultant and Trainer
STAR Level 2 (Strategies for Awareness and Resiliency)
Play Therapy Certification in process

Professional Affiliations:
EMDR International Association Association of Play Therapy Child Trauma Institute (CTI)

Areas of Special Interest:
  • Attachment Disorders in Adults
  • Attachment Disorders in Children
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Foster Care / Adoption
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Related Disorders

Age Group Served: Adults Adolescents and Children

CIinical Orientation:
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Play Therapy
  • Progressive Counting (PC)
  • Trauma Treatment Including Early Childhood Attachment and Traumas

IHA, BCBS, Fidelis

Additional Info:
Annie Monaco, is a psychotherapist providing trauma treatment to clients of all ages and specializes in children and adolescents who have experienced foster care and adoption. She provides extensive trauma trainings internationally and nationally through the Trauma Institute, Child Trauma Institute and Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resiliency program. In addition, she provides consultations to non-profits to increase their trauma informed knowledge. She also provides individual and group consultation to EMDR therapists all over the world. At University of Buffalo School of Social Work, she is also a field educator and liaison for MSW interns.