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Sydney DaCosta

Sydney DaCosta

I attained my MSW from Boston University and am licensed in the state of Massachusetts. I have spent many years working with children in a range of different settings including an inpatient unit, therapeutic school, in the home and most recently in a therapeutic after-school program. I have had the ability to work with children of many ages and facing many different needs medically, emotionally and behaviorally. The families I have had the ability to work with have been dealing with things including being involved in the system, complex family dynamics, issues with school attendance and performance, acquiring needed services, and behavioral issues. The teams I have been on have exposed me to many treatment models and services for families that I have seen bring great success. My goal is to provide a space of comfort, validation and growth for the children I work with. I am excited to continue this work at Dana Group Associates.

Areas of Special Interest

ADHD, ASD, Anxiety, Body image issues, Trauma and PTSD, Medication management,Cultural identity, DCF involvement, Depression, Coping skills, Adjustment and Transitions, Family conflicts, Foster care, Adoption issues, School Concerns/ Learning disorders, LGBTQ+ children, OCD, Peer relationships, Parent coaching, Racial identity, Social skills

Therapy Approaches

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychotherapy, Person-centered, Strengths-based, Positive psychology