Amber Wilson, SWC
Amber (She/Her) takes a trauma-informed, relational approach, and is deeply passionate about empowering her clients in their journey to reach their desired goals towards healing. She believes that practicing with empathy, warmth, safety, and trust facilitates an environment where clients can utilize holistic strengths to becoming securely themselves. Amber is a Clinical Social Worker Candidate and MSC Level II Clinician.
Amber Wilson, MSW, SWC obtained her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Rhode Island and her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She uses a variety of modalities to best suit the worldview, needs, and personality of her clients from a collaborative and evidence-based approach. Whether through Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Trauma-Based Relational Training (TBRI), Motivational Interviewing (MI), etc., she will help you find the right fit for your needs.
Amber has experience working with trauma, adolescents, families, LGBTQIA+, body dysmorphia, gender dysphoria, etc. She is passionate about supporting individuals and families through major life transitions, self-esteem, trauma, attachment wounds, emotional regulation, anxiety, grief, and depression. Additionally, Amber is pursuing training in treating eating disorders. Amber draws from Gestalt, Bowlby’s Attachment Theory, Van der Kolk’s Body Keeps the Score, Alan Schore’s Neuroscience work, and many other seminal works in the mental health field to incorporate a mind-body-spiritual connection to aid in her clients healing journey and understanding of trauma.
In Amber’s free time she can be found climbing mountains, lifting weights, hiking with her dogs, camping, or a quiet night in on the couch with a weighted blanket watching Grey’s Anatomy re-runs and Harry Potter movies.