Virginia Mittnacht is a licensed social worker living in Philadelphia. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults who are impacted by mental, emotional, and/or behavioral health challenges. Ms. Mittnacht believes that building a strong and honest relationship with her clients is the root from which genuine, positive, and sustained growth stems. She thoughtfully works to create a trusting and affirming space that encourages self-exploration and discovery and empowers clients to connect to and build on their intrinsic strengths and capacity for change.
Ms. Mittnacht specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, OCD and related disorders, attachment issues, adjustment disorders, life transitions and stressors, self-image and self-esteem issues, and grief and loss. She has an integrative approach to treatment and draws upon elements of evidence-informed and expressive, creative therapies tailored to each client’s experience, needs, and treatment goals.
Ms. Mittnacht received her master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan School of School Work. She has experience working with kids and teens in a variety of mental health settings, including through New York and New Jersey-based non-profit social-emotional wellness programs and through Michigan Medicine’s Department of Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry.
Ms. Mittnacht is willing to talk with new clients about the potential for a lower hourly rate dependent on that client’s income; please reach out by phone or email to have a discussion with her.