About Araceli Warners, MSW


received my Master's degree in Social Work from Loyola University with a specialization in Mental Health and my Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Calvin University. I am a bilingual, Spanish-speaking therapist, who believes in the strength and immense value of diversity and inclusion in mental health services. I enjoy providing therapy services in Spanish as it allows me to connect on a deeper level with my Spanish-speaking clients.

 My training and background have been in community mental health organizations, school counseling centers, foster care services, and residential treatment centers. Throughout my career, I have worked with individuals from diverse backgrounds and have treated a variety of disorders and challenges including, ADHD, PTSD, trauma, anxiety, depression, mood and personality disorders, self-harm, and, suicidal ideation. I have extensive experience in working with children, teens, and adults who have undergone severe trauma in their lives. 

 Treatment Orientations I utilize in therapy include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and DBT for Children, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-focused Therapy (SFT), and Play Therapy. I am also trained and certified in phase 1 of the Neurosequential Model of Therapy (NMT) by Dr. Bruce Perry.  

Soy bilingüe, el español es mi lengua natal. Disfruto brindar servicios de terapia en español ya que me permite conectarme en un nivel más profundo con mis clientes de habla hispana. Si busca servicios de terapia en español contacteme via correo electronico: [email protected]. 

Contact Me

[email protected]

Emergencies: If you are experiencing an emergency or if your need is of an urgent nature, please call 911 or go to your local hospital. Contacting me does not constitute a client therapist relationship unless you are a regular client who is being seen by me in my office.

US Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

1-888-SUICIDE (1-888-784-2433)

1-877-SUICIDA (1-877-784-2432) (Spanish)

Bilingual and Multicultural therapy
Children and Adolescents
Trauma and PTSD

Domestic Violence
Family Conflict
Grief and Loss
Life Transitions
Racial Identity
Relationship Issues
Self Esteem
Substance Use
Trauma and PTSD
Women's Issues

Mental Health
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Thinking Disorders

Treatment Orientation
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT for adults and children)
Motivational Interviewing
Solution-focused Therapy
Play Therapy

Children (6 to 10)
Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)

Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied

If you decide to use your insurance benefits for “behavioral or mental health,” contact your insurance company and ask the following questions:

Do I have outpatient mental health benefits?
Do I have a deductible to meet for in or out of network benefits?
If yes, how much is your total deductible?

If yes, how much of the deductible has been met?

Can I be seen by a LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LLPC, LPC, LLMFT, LMFT, or PhD?
Does my insurance allow supervision by a PhD or LMSW?
Is my therapist in or out of network?
If my therapist is out of network, what will my insurance cover for out of network services?

How many visits am I allowed per year?
If there a limit on visits, how many have I used already?

What is my policy plan year (i.e., January to January or September to September)?
Do I need a referral or authorization in order to be seen for therapy or testing?
Will my insurance cover individual and group therapy are on the same day?
What is my copay amount per session?