Joseph Kwak

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CAADC, CRPS

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Joseph Kwak

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CAADC, CRPS

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
7 Endorsed

Location

Framework Therapy, LLC
7 West Central
Paoli, PA 19301
(484) 787-3305
Offers online therapy

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About

I am a Licensed Social Worker specializing in working with teens and adults experiencing issues around life stage transitions, self-esteem, existential crisis, and relational issues. I enjoy working with individuals who are motivated and curious to explore parts of themself which are often challenging to address ( like: guilt, shame, anger, inter-generational trauma). I have extensive experience working with clients in all levels of care addressing suicidality, addiction, self-harm, and sexual trauma. My therapeutic focus is to use system perspective and relational techniques to increase self-worth and self efficacy.
My training as a social worker helps in particular with tracking relational patterns and dynamics and striving to understand each client within their larger context. My goal is to help my clients develop a better understanding of themselves so as to gain awareness about the path to increasing healthier relationships with themselves and others.
My honest and direct approach helps clients to feel fully guided and supported, while also gaining confidence to step into the role as leader of their own lives. It is a privilege to be a witness to a client's growth and development. My goal is to help a client better develop a relationship with themselves so that they can experience life in its fullest.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $140 - $175
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • License: Pennsylvania / CW021266
  • School: Widener University
  • Year Graduated: 2018

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: CAADC / 15097
  • Certificate Date: 2020
  • Certificate: CENAPS
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LSW, CET II

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW, CP/PAT

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PAT

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW

Joseph Kwak's Groups

Adolescent Male Support Group

This group is specifically designed to support adolescent males with a wide range in topics and focuses. High school specific challenges with a focus on peer to peer connection and over coming obstacles like self esteem, conflict with family, academic avoidance, substance use, depression and anxiety to name a few. Currently this group is accepting new participants, but screening is required a head of time.

More about this group

Location

Framework Therapy, LLC
7 West Central
Paoli, PA 19301
(484) 787-3305
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Codependency
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Existential Crisis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Faith: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Existential
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 6 Mar 2022
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Joseph Kwak

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CAADC, CRPS