Victoria Smith-Hardesty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, as well as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and Certified Dementia Practitioner. She specializes in treatment for adolescents/adults who have acquired brain injuries and neurodevelopmental disorders. She received her Bachelors of Social work from Rutgers University, and later earned her Masters of Social Work from Monmouth University.
With extensive experience in clinical practice, working with individuals, groups and families, Victoria is currently serving in Two Rivers Behavioral Health private practice. She believes in each individual as a whole person with their own unique experiences and story. She is committed to honoring your individuality and your decisions to take steps towards your own healing.
Victoria provides a comfortable, safe and respectful environment where you can build a partnership and develop a plan to help you achieve your goals. She utilizes a collaborative approach to therapy, including client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, crisis intervention, and trauma-informed care.
She has experience working with individuals and families, with a focus in serving clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, ASD, ADHD, Dementia, TBI, Stroke, interpersonal difficulties, end of life concerns, and new life stages/changes.