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Caroline Poirrier, MSW, LMSW, LGSW
Clinical Social Worker

 

Caroline Poirrier is a licensed master social worker who works with adolescents and adults on a range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem, emotional regulation, self-identity, relationships, and life stressors. 

 

Ms. Poirrier was born and raised in Europe, is fluent in English and French, and has lived and traveled in several countries in Asia, the Americas and Africa.  Prior to attending graduate school for social work, she completed a master’s degree in international affairs at Tufts University’s Fletcher School and spent more than a decade working with organizations committed to enhancing people’s education, health, and rights at the policy level.  She then decided to pivot and specialize in social work where she could foster health and growth on an individual level.  Ms. Poirrier earned her master’s degree in social work with a clinical concentration from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and has provided clinical care in agency and private practice settings.

 

Ms. Poirrier uses a warm, collaborative, and compassionate approach to helping her clients process their experience, develop healthy coping mechanisms, make progress toward their goals, and improve their quality of life. Shaped by each client’s unique needs and preferences, her approach draws on her experience and training in cognitive behavioral therapies, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and trauma. She is committed to providing culturally sensitive, affirmative, and trauma-informed care and has experience working with diverse clients including members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, and individuals with international or multicultural backgrounds.