Private Practice Specialty Practice Section

We are licensed clinical social workers who work in solo or group practice. Examples of areas of service: relationship problems, depression and other mood disorders, chronic mental illness, anxiety disorders, antisocial behavior and personality disorders. 

Private Practice Section Committee

  • Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW - Washington, DC (Chair)
  • Tahni Kalina, MSW, LICSW - Yakima, WA
  • Amy Moncion, LCSW, QS-CSW, CWCM, CTP - Orlando, FL
  • Andrea Parsons MacBean , MSW, LCSW (CA) - Berkeley, CA
  • Orlando Wright, LCSW-C - Columbia, MD


  • Lewis C. Massa, MSWLos Angeles, CA
  • Cynthia Siadat, LCSW – Los Angeles, CA
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Private Practice Tips

Members have access to MyNASW discussion forums to exchange ideas and get guidance from other social workers, such as opening a private practice.

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Therapy Notes

TherapyNotes is online practice management software for behavioral health. NASW members who sign up for TherapyNotes for the first time enjoy a 3-month free trial. Use promo code NASW.

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SPS members, visit MyNASW and choose My Communities to connect with peers in your Specialty Practice Section.

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