Kaili Ford, LMSW
Kaili Ford is a fully licensed, clinical social worker who specializes in working with children, adolescents, families, and young adults. Mrs. Ford earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at University of Michigan, and her Master’s degree at Wayne State University. Mrs. Ford utilizes individual and family therapy, skill-building techniques, parent-coaching as well as coordination of care to support her clients’ therapeutic process.
While Mrs. Ford has worked with children, adolescents, families, and young adults with varying presenting concerns, she has extensive experience working with children and adolescents exposed to trauma, as well as children and adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, OCD, and executive functioning differences.
Mrs. Ford has specific training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, play-based therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy. However, Mrs. Ford understands that humans are complex beings and therefore approaches therapy using a combination of evidence-based interventions specifically aimed to address the client and family’s presenting concerns. Evidence-based practices Mrs. Ford utilizes or draws from includes cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, play-based therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, attachment theory, mindfulness, parent management training, exposure-response prevention, and parent-child interaction therapy. Mrs. Ford also works to be an advocate for her clients and their families by assisting them to navigate the education, medical, community, and disability resource systems that also play a significant role in their therapeutic process.