Dawn Makarius is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Dawn received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from Stony Brook University and Master’s degree from Stony Brook University. Dawn is passionate about assisting people with discovering a better understanding of themselves and reaching their full potential. Dawn is committed to helping clients develop tools to make positive changes in their lives.

Suffolk Counseling Services

Dawn is able to build rapport with the people that she works with quickly. When working with clients, Dawn utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), a strengths-based approach, and motivational interviewing.

Dawn has experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults. Dawn has gained valuable knowledge in crisis intervention and working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Dawn’s goal is to provide a caring, safe, and empathetic environment where people feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and feelings to overcome their struggles.