Claire Weiner

Contact Info

(734) 707-5345

Fee Information

Claire Weiner accepts several insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional, and Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO. Co-payments are requested at time of service.

Claire Weiner is a licensed clinical social worker providing mindfulness-based psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups, ranging from college students to older adults. Claire has more than twenty years of experience in academic settings at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Michigan. In addition to her clinical work, she also supervised and taught graduate and post-graduate students.

Claire received her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois and her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago. She received training in family and couples therapy at University of California, Los Angeles. Claire has advanced training in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, an evidence-based group therapy intervention designed to prevent the recurrence of depression.

Claire specializes in helping individuals with mood disorders, (including depression and bipolar disorder), relationship issues, and serious medical illness. Treatment approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy. Claire also has special expertise and interest in mind-body interventions, including mindfulness in everyday life, mindful movement, and meditation as ways to help people manage stress, illness and the challenges of life. Mindfulness is not an easy fix, but the practice of mindfulness can help change one’s relationship to difficulties.

Claire currently works as a staff social worker in the Psych-Oncology Clinic at the University of Michigan Cancer Center; she also leads meditation groups at the Cancer Support Community.