Licensed Master Social Worker
Betsy Bowman received her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of South Florida. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York State and a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern in the State of Florida. Additionally, Betsy is certified as a Master Accelerated Resolution Therapist and Basic ART Trainer.
Betsy found her true passion for helping individuals overcome posttraumatic stress and other symptoms of trauma after a life-threatening accident in 2010 and an extensive two-year recovery. Operating from collaborative and strengths-based perspectives, she is committed to helping her clients make meaningful changes in their lives using ART, positive psychology, mindfulness, meditation, visualization and other holistic therapies.
Betsy currently works in private practice at Southern Tier Counseling Center in Elmira, NY as a trauma-responsive therapist. Previously, she worked at Veterans Alternative in Holiday, Florida as an Accelerated Resolution Therapist and the program coordinator where she served veterans and their families experiencing Post-traumatic Stress and other symptoms of trauma. Betsy also has 23 years of experience working with at-risk children and families in a New York public school system.
Betsy is dedicated and passionate about introducing and sharing ART with as many clients and other mental health professionals as possible. It is her belief this modality has the ability to help countless individuals and change the face of trauma all together.