Ariana Cardozo

Senior Clinician


Ariana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over a decade of experience working in the addiction treatment field and specializes in co-occurring disorders. Ariana is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. At Mountainside, she provides trauma-responsive care and uses Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy to encourage clients to focus on their strengths and find emotional balance. Ariana also draws from 12 Step principles to help clients foster accountability, regain control of their lives, and achieve holistic wellness. In her current role, Ariana practices a collaborative leadership style, providing support and training to clinicians as they develop their skills and interests. In her leisure time, Ariana enjoys walking, listening to music, and spending time with family.