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Amy Hrad, LCSW, CYT


Education & Certification:

 Masters Degree in Social Work, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO


Licensure & Certification:

LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker  
CYT – Certified Yoga Teacher

Amy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at 360° Wellness & Coaching. She is a personable, compassionate, and non-judgmental therapist who can provide a safe space for you to explore barriers that keep you “stuck”, and help you explore your personal values to build a life worth living.

Amy believes in the power of a strong therapeutic alliance, and she approaches each challenge from a strengths based and nonjudgmental perspective. She will guide you through determining your values and help you navigate barriers to a rich and full life. Through self-compassion and mindful awareness, Amy will collaborate with you to build a life worth living.

Amy’s passion lies in working with those who are struggling with disordered eating
and issues with food and body image. Working at Eating Recovery Center in the Residential, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient Programs provided Amy with extensive training in eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, body image distress, and relationship and attachment issues.

Amy believes that all behaviors serve to meet a need, and therapy can help to replace maladaptive behaviors with values-based coping skills. She utilizes an eclectic approach that combines Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and yoga therapy. Amy believes in the mind/body connection, and will aid you in creating a stronger, more compassionate relationship with yourself.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

Disordered Eating Patterns:
–Restrictive Behaviors
–Binge Eating Behaviors
–Compensatory Behaviors
Life Transitions and Adjustments
Suicidal Ideation
Relationship Challenges
Avoidant Behaviors

Therapeutic Approaches:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)