Brooke Huminski is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with experience providing psychotherapy, supportive counseling and coaching to individuals and families in times of adjustment, crisis, stress, and transition. Brooke utilizes an intuitive, collaborative, and integrative approach grounded in evidence-based treatment.
Brooke has worked and trained in a myriad of health and mental health settings over the past ten years including McLean Hospital, Miriam Hospital, Butler Hospital and Women and Infant’s Hospital. While at Women & Infant’s Hospital and Miriam Hospital, she trained and worked as a medical social worker with exposure to varied health conditions and their social/emotional impact. Additionally, she has provided individual, family, group therapy, and meal coaching at Walden Behavioral Care, an eating disorder clinic.
In addition to Private Practice, Brooke is a clinician at Butler Hospital’s Patient Assessment Services (Psychiatric ER). She has been appointed by the Hospital President as the co-leader of Butler Hospital’s Wellness Action Initiative, a response to staff burnout related to COVID-19. She brings this expertise into clinical practice with clients who are healthcare workers.
She is a guest lecturer for the Psychiatry Residency Program at Brown University’s Albert Medical School on the topic of eating disorders. Brooke also has experience as a part-time faculty member at Boston College’s School of Social Work where she taught graduate students semester long classes on assessment and treatment of mental health conditions.
Areas of Expertise: perfectionism, eating disorders, body acceptance, Healthcare workers’ mental health, Health at Every Size (TM), anxiety, depression, chronic illness, chronic pain, relationship difficulties, ADHD, transitioning to college/graduate school/medical school.
Specialized Training: Family-based Therapy for adolescent anorexia (FBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Crisis Assessment and Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-Based Approaches
Boston College, Masters of Social Work (MSW), Mental Health Specialization
Providence College, B.A. Public and Community Service, Community Health Specialization
International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP): RI Chapter Social Media Chair 2020-2022
Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)