Monica’s therapy style encompasses connecting with patients on a deep level by actively listening and providing the greatest empathetic support and understanding. With her natural talent to connect with people, she is able to create a space of belonging and provides guidance that comes from a non-judgmental place. She is able to assist and partner with her patients in setting goals, and provides restorative interventions that will empower you. Through her personal and professional experiences, she understands the importance and sensitive nature of mental health. She is a committed presence who establishes and maintains positive relationships with her patients that will endure.
Monica is a Licensed Social Worker State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and has the following Certificates of Completion: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, and TeleMental Health: The New Standard - Ethical, Legal, Clinical, Technological, and Practice Considerations
Ages Treated | Children, Preteens
About Monica Sierra
Monica received her Bachelor of Psychology from The University of Illinois at Chicago and her Master of Social Work from Dominican University where she entered the wide, generalized field of mental health. She has worked as a behavioral health counselor in an elementary school setting prior to joining private practice. Her experience ranges from working with young children through young adults with anxiety, behavioral issues, family conflict, autism and addiction. Her enthusiasm and compassion for this field increases her curiosity in developing her skill set and incorporating new methodologies that help patients live their best holistic lives.
Master of Social Work, Dominican University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago
- Art Therapy
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Play Therapy
- Strength Based Therapy