Patricia Pomroy, better known as Patty, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from The University of Southern Maine. Her extensive work experience involves treating individuals, couples, families, teens, and children as young as 4 years old. Before relocating to Texas, Patty managed a practice in Maine where she treated a variety of issues. She previously worked with homeless and at-risk youth, in an emergency shelter, a school system, and providing in-home treatment. Additionally, she has experience treating individuals on probation for drug-related offenses and parents involved with the Child Protective Services system.
Patty specializes in treating sexual, emotional, and psychological trauma, PTSD, anxiety, addiction, personality and mood disorders, LGBT and GSD issues, grief, stress, eating disorders, self-esteem, self-harm, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She also has experience counseling couples and families. Patty is trained in therapeutic play, as well as art, expressive, and narrative therapy. She is a Traumatic Incident Reduction Facilitator (TIRF), a type of therapy that can provide relief from anxiety, guilt, intrusive and ruminating thoughts, and overwhelming grief. Patty is trained in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also uses motivational interviewing, 12-step recovery, and brief solution-based therapy. In addition, Patty has written and presented research at psychology conferences and behavioral health hospitals.
In her free time, Patty enjoys traveling and spending time with her two sons, hiking and exploring her community, and playing trivia and board games. She is also an avid sport fan and likes watching hockey, baseball, and soccer games. She currently volunteers locally and has experience as a soccer coach.