Natalia Panico, MSW, LSW, received both her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work degrees from Loyola University Chicago. She completed her fieldwork at two different high schools in Chicago’s north shore suburbs and is currently a school social worker at a junior high school.
Natalia has worked with a wide range of children with a variety of needs. She has experience working with children with diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social-emotional disabilities, intellectual disabilities, social-pragmatic language needs, anxiety, depression, OCD, and more. Natalia believes strongly in giving children a voice and providing a safe space for them to express themselves and learn.
Natalia has also worked at One in a Hundred Summer Camp providing support, counseling, and interventions to campers with significant social pragmatic and social emotional disabilities. In her free time, Natalia enjoys spending time with friends and family, trying new restaurants in Chicago, and taking care of her puppy, Enzo!