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Sophia Shlain, LCSW, SSW



Education & Certification:

 Executive Coaching Certification, Columbia University, NYC
 Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work, University of Chicago, SSA
 BA in Social Science and Psychology, National Louis University 

Testing Certifications:

Neethling Brain Inventory  
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Emotional Quotient Indicator (EQ-I)
Emotional Quotient 360 (EQ-360)

Executive coaching: 

    Creating mutual goals and motivating clients based on individual
    performance and productivity skills.
    Facilitating strategies to improve time management, communication style,
    leadership styles and conflict resolution.
    Demonstrating an extended ability to establish and maintain effective
    business relationships.
    Developing effective leadership skills of professionals through behavioral
    interventions and strategies.
    Utilizing an evidence-based approach to help professionals in areas of
    leadership and fulfilling their executive potential.

Sophia is the Chief Clinical Officer at 360º Wellness & Coaching.

She has over 20 years of experience, providing clinical services to adults, couples, families, adolescents and children in private practice, corporations and schools.  Additionally, she facilitates clinical supervision and psycho-educational training for clinical staff, social work interns and post-graduate psychotherapists.  Sophia provides clinical services in individual and group settings, working with clinically diverse populations.

Sophia utilizes a holistic approach to psychotherapy & coaching by integrating her training and research in:

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Solution Focused Therapy
Systems Theory
Mindfulness Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Encouraging clients to recognize the mind and body connection
Partnering with clients in an exploration of their external and interpersonal contexts
Encouraging clients to be aware and open to transformational change

Areas of clinical expertise include:

Mood disorders
Attention Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress
Stress management
Eating disorders
Immigration/acculturation issues