Amy Cunningham, LCSW

Clinician, Mental Health, Clinical Care Coordinator

About Amy Cunningham

Amy has worked as a provider and supervisor in a variety of settings including outpatient counseling agencies, prevention programs, educational settings, and as a mobile team crisis clinician in Pima County.

Degree & License

She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Arizona.

Role at CAPS

Amy is a Clinician and Clinical Care Coordinator in CAPS who provides counseling, triage, and care coordination.

Clinical Interests and Specialties:

Amy enjoys working with a variety of issues, including relationship and family issues, stress management, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, mood disorders, major mental illness, grief, crisis, and trauma of all sorts, large and small.  She enjoys working with people of all ages, cultures, and traditions, and appreciates the opportunity to help those struggling with feeling stuck in their lives to start moving forward again in more meaningful and productive ways. 

Treatment Approach:

Amy uses an eclectic approach to therapy, tailored to the goals and preferences of the client, and based on extensive training and experience.  Treatment styles most used include Trauma Informed Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Approach, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and others.  Amy is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and uses this technique to assist with reducing emotional distress and reactivity following major and minor trauma.