Marie Vernal, MSW
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern
Ceritifed Life Coach
Marie Vernal is a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern for the state of Florida and holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Anthropology from the CUNY College of Staten Island in New York City and she graduated in 2010. Marie also holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and graduated in 2015. Marie is also a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) for the state of New York since 2016.
Marie has been working in the social work field since 2008 working with adolescents in residential facilities, in child welfare, providing in home therapy to families at risk of being placed into foster care and in schools, providing therapy to students of school age. In 2018, Marie moved to Florida from New York and continued her journey and love for therapy. Marie continues to contribute her time to youth, young adults and their families. In Marie’s professional journey, Marie realized a commonality with all of the populations she’s worked with, which sparked her interest with working with individuals with trauma. Marie realized throughout her work experiences, all of the families, Individuals and Couples she worked with, experienced trauma and due to lack of resources, many of them, fell into the cracks of the system. And as a result of her findings, Marie created Enitan Counseling and Coaching Services, to provide a platform to assist and guide individuals during trying times, process their pains and their traumas before it’s too late. Marie understands the significance of mental health in marginalized communities which is why she is committed to providing affordable and accessible services.
As aforementioned, Marie is a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern, completing the finalization of her internship practicum and looks forward to being fully licensed by Fall 2020. Marie is under direct and full time supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and receives weekly supervision until being fully licensed. Marie is also a Certified Life Coach providing individual, family and couple coaching sessions. Therapy Services are also provided only online at this moment. For information regarding coaching sessions or therapy sessions, please click on the referenced link above.
Marie is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (CCTS). Marie is passionate about trauma and is well versed in the area of trauma. Marie is trained in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cogntive Behavioral Therapy and EMDR which are modalities and techniques that are good for treating trauma, personality disorders, depression and anixiety.