City and State: Chicago, Illinois
Preferred Gender Pronouns: (she/her/hers)
Specialties and Expertise: Trauma, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Intergenerational and Historical Trauma, Acculturation, LGBTQ Support, Support for Individuals Who Have Caused Harm
Degree/ License Type: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Additional Credentials: 40 Hours of Domestic Violence Training; Certified to Teach Adult Learners
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Major Credit Cards except American Express
Insurance Plans: N/A
Lu Rocha is a bilingual bicultural licensed clinical social worker who has worked with the Latino community for over twenty years. She has a Master of Social Work from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Arts from De Paul University, in Women’s Issues and Violence Against Women. She has worked as a bilingual trauma therapist with survivors/victims of sexual abuse/violence. Lu co-authored a book called, Nuestras Historias/Our Stories, that documents the experiences of Latinas with gender-based violence.
Lu’s work is dedicated to addressing trauma from a cultural perspective. She has worked with clients from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has provided services to children and youth who have experienced and/or witnessed family and community violence.