Natalie Hochkins, LMSW

(she/her)

Education & credentials

  • M.A. Clinical Social Work, Michigan State University
  • Fully Licensed Social Worker, State of Michigan

Philosophy

I believe that each of us already has what we need within ourselves to live our best lives, sometimes we just need help getting there. True growth happens in an environment where we feel safe, comfortable, and heard and I strive to create that place for you. It is my honor that I get to walk alongside you in your journey and help you get to where you want to go.

Personal Statement

It is one of my greatest passions to help others overcome obstacles in their lives and watch them grow. Stepping away from what is normal for us and creating change can be difficult, but I want you to know that I am here to provide you with the support and guidance that you need. It is my goal for you to feel heard and valued and for me to provide you with empathy and compassion throughout your journey.

Special Interests

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

About me

What do you love doing more than anything in the world?

I love doing anything outside and always have a book I’m reading.

What is the self-care strategy you use most often?

My self goes hand in hand with my favorite things to do. Whenever I need some time to myself, I love to go for a walk, sit on my porch swing, or get lost in a book.

What was your dream job in elementary school?

I always thought I would become a nurse but in college learned that it was not for me.

What is your favorite movie of all time?

Wild

Describe your ideal vacation. Has it happened yet?

Any place that is near water where there are ton of adventures and good food!

What is the most delicious meal you can imagine?

Anything that involves pasta and ends with ice cream.

 

Schedule & Appointments

If you're interested in scheduling a new client appointment with Natalie Hochkins, call 810-494-7180