Ieisha Beasley, MSSW, LCSW
Ieisha Beasley is a 2006 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a 2011 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Master of Science in Social Work.
Ms. Beasley is enrolled in the Doctor of Social Work program at the University of Kentucky with a completion date of May 2022.
She obtained a Licensed Clinical Social Work certification in 2016 and clinical supervision privileges in 2019, per the Kentucky Board of Social Work regulations.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. Beasley has worked with individuals and families in residential facilities, foster home settings, in-home settings, psychiatric hospitals, crisis stabilization units, and outpatient/community settings.
Currently, she is approaching her fifth year as an employee for Norton Healthcare as a pediatric psych social worker with the child and adolescent psychiatry unit.
In 2018, Ms. Beasley opened a private therapy practice.
In this practice, she provides mental health therapy, workshops, and presentations to address a variety of mental health needs and connect individuals to community resources.
Clinically, Ms. Beasley has spent much of her experience in micro social work with individuals who present with mental health needs and a multitude of psychosocial barriers.
She is trained to utilize several evidenced-based therapy modalities including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-techniques, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
As she continues to build upon her clinical practice and social justice advocacy work, Ms. Beasley is transitioning to macro social work and education to assist aspiring and associate level social workers with utilizing social work principles and ethics, conceptualizing theoretical frameworks to practice, and clinical approaches.
Additionally, Ms. Beasley is passionate about health equity and bringing necessary resources to marginalized people and communities to address mental health needs. Obtaining a doctorate in social work will advance this agenda forward and allow Ms. Beasley to disseminate knowledge, enhance practice focus and engage in research across all levels of social work.
Ms. Beasley is honored to be a social worker in the Louisville, KY community.
The privilege of working in various settings and alongside colleagues across multiple disciplines who strive daily to improve the lives of others has been a life-changing journey.
Outside of being a social worker, Ms. Beasley enjoys travel adventures with her 11-year-old son, gardening, home decor, and second-hand fashion.