She/Her/HersLicensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, LADC Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT
Erin Newman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with offices in Providence, RI and Cambridge, MA. As a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher, Erin offers a holistic approach to substance use challenges and trauma recovery. Erin has particular expertise in working with young adults around the transition in and out of college, when difficult experiences from the past may reemerge and lead to challenges in coping with mood, anxiety, and relationships.
Erin stays up-to-date on the top evidence-based therapies available to her clients, using skills such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), and mindfulness practices. She often incorporates body-based approaches as well, such as breathing exercises and meditations, to help clients soothe busy minds by tapping into the wisdom of the body.
Prior to private practice, Erin worked with adolescents and young adults navigating addiction challenges at Massachusetts General Hospital outpatient program. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Boston University and her Bachelor of Arts from Boston College, and is excited to welcome adults of all ages to her practice.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Substance use - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health; working with those who may be affected by a loved one's alcohol or substance use
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Mindfulness - Using techniques like breathing and meditation to increase self-awareness and manage day-to-day stress
Young adult mental health - Navigating interpersonal, emotional, and behavioral transitions as an emerging adult and college student
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) - Working with clients and families affected by addiction issues; promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict associated with addiction
Erin Newman is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Years of Experience: 19 years
Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Massachusetts General Hospital Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS), 2007 - 2016
Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, 2002 - 2007
Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), Certified Y12SR Leader , 2018
Boston University , Certification in Cognitive Processing Therapy, 2016
Charlestown Yoga, 200-Hour Yoga Alliance approved Teacher Training Program, 2013
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts , Sexuality Education Certification Series , 2012
Harvard Medical School, Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine , Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine , 2010
Boston University , Certificate Program in Mind/Body Interventions , 2009
University of Massachusetts Boston , Certificate Program in Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment , 2007
Boston University, Master of Social Work, 2002
Boston College , BA Psychology, 1998
Rhode Island: ISW02820