Josephine Bih Wanki, MSW, LCSW
Lead Clinical Crisis Counselor
Wanki has a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Southern California in Mental Health with a sub-concentration in Geriatric Care. She received her credentials as a Certified Addiction Counselor from The Colorado School for Family Therapy. Wanki also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the University of Maryland Global College.
Wanki specializes in Complex Trauma and Geriatric mental health. Her experiences include living in West Africa, Europe and a U.S military spouse helping veterans and civilians with complex cases.
Her ultimate goal is to make a positive and powerful impact in people’s lives with compassion and commitment. It is her strong belief that with appropriate support, delivered with respect and empathy, people in distress can define their issues, ensure their safety, empower their abilities, manage their stress, regulate their emotions and recognize their available resources.
Wanki utilizes a combination of Strength Based therapeutic interventions such as Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused and Mindfulness Techniques.
Wanki says, “From a diverse lens, I believe my holistic approach ensures a safe space for people of all ages and backgrounds…all in an effort to heal and thrive.”
Her hobbies are faith based work, nature, gardening, travel, music, quality time with love ones, Connecting and nurturing The~MOMs~Way: Mind Owned Mental Sovereignty. Mentor, Inspire, Support and Celebrate.