Sarah holds a Master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. She has been working with children and families for over 20 years specializing in understanding the impact of developmental differences on behavior. Sarah focuses much of her work on helping children with sensory processing and language based disorders, as well as learning differences, anxiety and ADHD, to thrive at home, school and with peers.
Sarah specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification and group therapy. In her practice, Sarah believes in a whole child approach to problem solving, which includes supporting parents, caregivers and siblings to maximize the success for all members within a family. In recognizing that it takes many small gains to see cognitive growth and changes in behavior, Sarah embraces a multidisciplinary approach to child focused therapy.
Maggie Borysiak AM, LCSW
Maggie holds a masters degree in social work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. Prior to working at Nest Child and Family Therapy, Maggie was a family therapist at Compass Health Center where she guided families in crisis on how to best support their children and adolescents. Maggie specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and group therapy. Her areas of interest are: anxiety, depression, attentional challenges, parent coaching, family therapy, and behavior modification. Maggie believes a collaborative, authentic, and empathic relationship is imperative to working with children and their families. Maggie takes a warm and supportive approach to working with families and utilizes evidence-based strategies to help families live meaningful, value-driven lives.
Bianca Dassinger, MA, LCSW
Bianca holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from the Julius-Maximilians-Universität in Wűrzburg, Germany. She earned her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration where she focused her studies on clinical social work with a specialization in family support practice and school-based social work. She has been working with children and families for more than 15 years in a variety of community mental health and school settings.
Bianca uses a strength-based systemic approach in her clinical work and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness practice, and social skills training when working with children and their families. Bianca is inspired by children's joy, courage and resiliency and believes that every child and family has its own unique strengths. Her goal is to tap into them bringing positive change, increasing capacities and supporting overall healthy functioning. Thereby, Bianca is able to help your child navigate some of life's challenges and support you as a parent or guardian as you guide them.
"When you choose Nest, rest assured your child will receive the very best care. Sarah's knowledge base, attention to detail, and dedication are unmatched. Her warm contagious smile and sense of humor are an added bonus. She has truly provided guidance and therapy for our entire family as we all work to meet our daughter's developmental needs. I honestly can say that without her help, I'm not sure where we'd be today. She "gets it" and will go above and beyond to address concerns and meet goals. She genuinely cares about her clients, making her the most passionate and successful therapist you will find in this field."
"When you meet Maggie, you will immediately feel at ease. Her warm and compassionate personality allows her patients and families to feel like they are in the best hands. She is incredibly knowledgeable and provides excellent and practical guidance. My son has made such big strides forward and it is because of the help and tools he has received from Maggie. She makes us feel safe and secure and truly wants the best for my son. I honestly can’t say enough about how wonderful she is and will be forever grateful for her help and support."
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