Ingrid McFarlane, MSW, LCSW-R
Ingrid received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker with the “R” psychotherapy privilege in the state of New York. Ingrid is currently an oncology social worker at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York in the Northwell Health system and has a private practice working with children, adolescents, individuals and couples in Huntington, NY. Her clinical experience is across a variety of settings and includes inpatient and outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, school mental health alliance, child and adolescent psychiatry, traumatic brain injury, Neuro rehabilitation, physical medicine and rehabilitation, hematology/oncology, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, and emergency medicine and trauma. In addition, Ingrid has also led parent support groups for the caregivers of children with a variety of oncological diagnoses and teen groups focusing on anger management and coping skills. She has also provided clinical and administrative supervision to undergraduate and graduate social work interns and professionals. Ingrid is passionate about providing therapeutic services to individuals and groups in crisis in a culturally humble manner focusing on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and immigrant populations. Ingrid is trilingual and is able to speak, read and write in English, Spanish and French fluently. As a result, Ingrid is passionate about providing therapy in the client’s primary language to ensure that she embraces the full cultural identity of her clients as she utilizes a holistic, strength based, person centered approach to guide her practice. She utilizes a variety of techniques and skills drawn from recognized therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Psychoeducation, Play Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Family Systems Therapy. A holistic, strength based, person centered approach guides her practice. Ingrid received The Cohen Children’s Medical Center’s Patient/Customer Focus Award in February 2020.