Ms. Carly Corso, LSW, MSW
- Personality Disorders Certificate Course: Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment & Management
Ms. Corso holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW) from Illinois State University and a Master of Science in Social Work (MSW), with an Advanced Clinical Practice Concentration, from Aurora University. She is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP). Ms. Corso has completed extensive training in the areas of advanced diagnosis, treatment, and management of personality disorders as well as the applied neuroscience for treating anxiety, panic, and worry.
Over the past eight years, Ms. Corso has gained experience working across a variety of treatment settings including community mental health, inpatient psychiatric/ chemical dependency units, partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient facilities, eating disorder treatment, DBT-Based Group Therapy, and Residential Senior Living. She is experienced in utilizing techniques from Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Attachment Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Integrative Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Neuroscience-Informed Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Positive Psychotherapy, Biofeedback Therapy, and Somatic Experiencing.
Ms. Corso uses a strengths-based approach in efforts to focus on what is working for an individual at the time they enter therapy. Moreover, to ask the question of “What happened to you, and how did you survive?” versus “What is wrong with you?”-In using this approach, it allows Ms. Corso to hone in on the innate wisdom of an individual’s efforts to persevere, despite adverse life experiences. She aims to create a healthy alliance between the mind and body to increase the strengths that exist within each client, discover adaptive skills of managing current stressors, and create intrinsically motivating strategies for sustainable life change.
Child or Adolescent
Sleep or Insomnia
Trauma and PTSD
Elderly Persons Disorder
Impulse Control Disorders
SpecialtiesAddiction and Substance Abuse
Anxiety and Panic
Somatic Symptom disorders
Age SpecialtiesElders (65+)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Types of TherapyIndividuals
Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Exposure Response Prevention
Family / Marital
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Rational Emotive Behavior (RBT)