PhD, LMHC-NY, LMHC-CT, NCC, MBA, PMP
Dr. Irene Garrick is Clinical Assistant Professor and Education Project Coordinator at the University of Rochester’s School of Nursing, teaching Group/Family and Individual Psychotherapy courses in the online Family Psychiatric Mental Health Program. She enjoys connecting with students and using her background as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board Certified Counselor to enhance their learning in class. She graduated with her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education in 2013. She has counseling and assessment experience across the lifespan, and has worked with clients ages 5-95. Her specialization during her PhD studies was in gerontological counseling, with an interest in complicated grief and depression in older adults who have experienced frequent and multiple losses.
Dr. Garrick has an M.S. and Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology, with experience in K-12 and college assessment and counseling. She has counseled young and middle-aged adults and specializes in managing life transitions, improving self-esteem, grief and depression, chronic pain, trauma, and relationship challenges. Dr. Garrick follows a human-centered approach and works with clients in a holistic and collaborative manner, integrating individualized treatment approaches towards agreed upon goals. She welcomes people of all backgrounds and will be accepting new clients starting June 1, 2019.