Ariana Churchill, LCSW
Ariana Churchill, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated from Salve Regina University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Simmons University.
Ariana has vast clinical experience working with adults, including work within the Crisis Intervention environment in a hospital setting, as well as in the hospital’s outpatient psychoeducation group for women. Ariana has additionally worked as a clinician in a partial hospitalization program, which focused on providing services to adult men struggling with substance use.
Ariana is eager to support adults who are interested and invested in working on themselves to be the person they know they can become. Ariana would be honored to help facilitate this process through utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing to help address challenging thoughts, emotions and behaviors that may occur for those experiencing substance abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, stress and low self-esteem. Ariana appreciates incorporating a strengths-based approach where
individuals are reminded of and aided in strengthening the advantageous skills they already possess to help them accomplish their goals.
Ariana strives to create a safe, understanding and supportive relationship with her client first, which forms the foundation to collaborate on creating personal goals together. Ariana works with clients to build and learn skills to navigate life’s many expected and unexpected stresses, providing unconditional support through life transitions and challenges. Ariana greatly believes in the concept of meeting people where they are at and she works to respect this idea by infusing empathy, non-judgment and patience into each of her interactions with patients. Ariana recognizes that everyone has a story and she wants to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to have their story heard.