Caroline Dress attained her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Arcadia University with specialized training in both the evidence-based treatment of trauma as well as in child and family therapy. Ms. Dress received her B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton, where she gained clinical experience with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania. This humbling and inspiring experience has led to her passion and drive for being a child advocate in the realm of mental health treatment, with a specific interest in delivering therapeutic intervention to those children and adolescents who have experienced abuse.
Ms. Dress incorporates a client-centered approach in her delivery of trauma informed care and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, and enjoys fostering a safe space of healing and growth for individuals of all cultural backgrounds. Her training has enabled her to work in both group and individual settings with children and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, history of trauma, and interpersonal challenges. She believes that her role as a clinician is to be a holder of hope and an agent of change for her clients.
At Healthy Foundations Group, Ms. Dress provides psychotherapy as well as clinical coordination for adolescents and families in the Heartwood Program. She enjoys supporting this population in navigating treatment and healing though this program.