Ms. Tomasina Beckford, LCSW


Online Therapy

About Me

Ms. Beckford (aka Tina) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years experience. She works with adults, adolescents, children, families and couples. Although Ms,Beckford uses an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each client, she does specialize in EMDR. She prides herself on providing a warm and compassionate setting where clients can feel comfortable. She respects each individual's strengths and beliefs, drawing from these to help them achieve their goals. She offers both short and extended treatment with the focus on having clients develop the skills they need to function independently. Tina believes that change happens when people are given the guidance and support to draw on their own strengths and realize their potential to live happy, fulfilling lives. She provides an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families overcome obstacles so that they can move forward and thrive.

Education & Experience

MSW (Master of Social Work) at SUNY Stonybrook LCSW since 1989

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • First Responders
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Underserved


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealth

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