Damen Wellen, LCSW
Damen is a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Mindful Solutions, LLC. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work from Adelphi University in New York during which she received clinical training while working in the Psychiatric unit at Nassau University Medical Center and during her internship as a Case Worker at Federation Employment & Guidance Service (FEGS). Prior to graduate school, Damen received her Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.
Damen has experience working with children, adolescents, teenagers, families and adults and has practiced in case management, hospital, school and outpatient therapy settings. Her specialty is working with children and families with a variety of emotional challenges, including anxiety, attention/focus, sensory regulation, depression, social skills, compulsive behavior, anger, self-esteem, self-harm, trauma, parent coaching and general life transitions.
As a clinician, Damen is devoted to learning about her clients and helping them work towards their individual goals using professional knowledge and creativity. She is a team player and has extensive experience working with schools and advocating for IEP, 504 plans and specific resources needed to help her clients be successful in the school setting.
She strives to bring honesty, understanding and fun into all therapy sessions. Damen is passionate about her work and strives towards supporting her clients in feeling safe, valued, and capable.
Damen received her Masters in Social Work from Adelphi University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Syracuse University.
Damen accepts self pay and BCBS PPO clients.
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