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Virginia Suarez, MSW, LICSW

Virginia Suarez, MSW, LICSW

School-Based Therapist; STMA High School

I believe in the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals. My goal is to assist my clients in finding the motivation and appropriate change so that they can live a more satisfying and fulfilling life. I try to take a systemic view to my clients’ issues and consider myself a fierce advocate for the children and adolescents I serve.

Clinic Locations

  • Community-Based

Specialty Areas

  • School-Based Therapist
  • ADHD/ADD (Children), Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Problems, Trauma, Self Esteem, Self-Worth, Emotional Disorders, Depression, Emotional Regulation, Emotional Dysregulation, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy – DBT, Mood Disorders, Mindfulness, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attachment Disorders, Self-Harm, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Panic Attacks, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional Experience

My previous experience includes school social work, transitional housing services for women without housing, care coordination for aging adults, and intensive outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults. I specialize in self harm and suicidal ideation, behavioral issues, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and OCD. I often use DBT, CBT, ACT, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused modalities. I consider myself a lifetime learner and am always open to expanding my repertoire of treatment options.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology-Seattle University
  • Master's of Social Work-Augsburg University

License and Credentials

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Referral Information

To refer a student to school-based mental health services, please contact your school’s social workers.