Carly Cooper, MSW, LCSW


The focus of Carly’s education and experience has been on women and adolescent girls who have experienced identity issues, relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Carly has worked in a number of hospitals and schools and with a variety of of nonprofit organizations centered on women and adolescent girls. Prior to her private practice, Carly was the clinical director of a women's crisis center. She has a multifaceted approach, which draws upon cognitive behavior therapy, stress reduction techniques, parenting skills, and insight-oriented and solution-focused therapies. In addition to her extensive training as a therapist, Carly also incorporates her experiences as the mother of two young children to find a unique and evidence-based approach for each client. Carly completed her education at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is now an adjunct faculty member.



Carly has a special interest in cultural competency and multi-dimensional advocacy. She is skilled at coordinating services with health care professionals, community resources, and family members to achieve high quality comprehensive care for her clients. She has developed seminars, workshops and trainings designed to inform educators, community leaders, religious leaders, and lay people about the dimensions and dynamics of healthy relationships, domestic violence, and trauma. 



  • Washington University, MSW
  • Washington University, BA