Amanda Caird, MA
Pre-Licensed Psychotherapist & Meal Support Coach
Amanda earned her Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Amanda has held experience working specifically with eating disorders at varied levels of care including: Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient. Amanda continues to serve within this population at Monte Nido Manhattan where she holds a position as a therapist serving clients within their Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program. Amanda’s work with outpatient clients offers focus on treatment of eating/feeding disorders, body image distress, anxiety, depression, and daily life challenges. In addition to individual and group therapeutic services, Amanda also serves as a meal support coach and allows clients comfort and encouragement throughout meals and snacks while promoting a recovery mindset.
Amanda’s therapeutic approach is warm, empathetic, nonjudgmental, and client-centered. Amanda strives to create safe place for clients, encouraging interpersonal growth while meeting their individual needs in the moment. Throughout sessions, Amanda may incorporate approaches including those rooted within CBT, DBT, ACT, and Mindfulness as applicable.