Last updated: 8/18/2020

Cynthia Closs, DSW, LCSW (215) 694-2383
Last Updated: 8/18/2020
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying



Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Advocacy Attachment Disorders Bullying/Harassment Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Trauma/PTSD Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Education Family Issues Immigration/Newcomer Multicultural Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Sexual Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Empowerment and Recovery Psychotherapy, LLC
Philadelphia, PA 19147  
www.empowerpsychotherapy.net
(215) 694-2383

Contact: Cynthia Closs, DSW, LCSW

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Empowerment and Recovery Psychotherapy
Licensed in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19147  

(215) 694-2383


Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (Doxy.me, etc.)

Qualifications
Degrees:
DSW
MSS

Years of Experience: 17

Licensing:
PA - LCSW [CW015019]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Gestalt Therapist
Certified Level II Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Insurance:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Independence Blue Cross (Personal Choice PPO)
Highmark Keystone Health Plan East
Independence Blue Cross (Keystone Health Plan East) Magellan Behavioral Health

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Chronic Illness College Students Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Polyamorous Transgender
Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Feminist Gestalt Long-Term Psychodynamic Relational Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Crisis Intervention EMDR Existential Psychotherapy Holistic Humanistic Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Individual Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American
Arabic Asian Hispanic Indian Italian Russian
Professional Associations
Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)