Betsy Fenzel, LCSW-C, LCSW, LiCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who provides individual, group and family therapy to children and adolescents.
Betsy grew up in the suburbs of New York City and lived in San Francisco, before settling in the Washington D.C. area. Betsy received her Bachelors Degree from Yale University and her Masters in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work.
Betsy has experience providing treatment in a range of settings, including schools, crisis hotlines, outpatient mental health clinics and residential treatment centers with children and adolescents with a number of presenting concerns, including Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Grief/Loss, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Autism. Most recently, she worked at The Katherine Thomas School, a non-public school for children and adolescents with Autism and Language Processing Disorders. She has a special interest in working with children with anxiety, including selective mutism.
Betsy is trained in psychodynamic and CBT approaches and integrates both in her treatment to meet the individual needs of her clients. She is also a yoga teacher for children with special needs and incorporates mindfulness in her treatment approaches. She values developing supportive and collaborative relationships with her clients to help them achieve their goals.