In my everyday life, I find it is important to consider how the people and things we interact with are impacted by us and how they influence us. It is the essence of relationships! As a marriage and family therapist, I recognize the patterns and cycles that keep us stuck in unhelpful ways of being and in unhealthy relationships. It's common to wonder "Why is it that everytime my partner says they want to meet up with friends, I get annoyed?" "Will I ever be able to stop bringing up "old stuff"?" "How can I make my kids stop screaming at each other?" "[….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•communication •relationship dynamics •family issues •life transition
LGBTQAI+ friendly & Sex Positive
MOTHER, WIFE, GRATEFUL, SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE, COMPASSIONATE HEALER
I truly am honored at the opportunity to journey with clients as they process towards healing. I believe that the greatest intervention is being committed to the process and I am fully committed to journeying with my clients as they process how they see themselves and how they function in their relationships.
There are systemic influences that impact how we see ourselves and how we function in our relationships and in our worlds. There could be wounds that are impacting that negatively. Therapy is an invaluable tool to deal with those emotional weeds and work towards a new kind of harvest [ ….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•trauma, specifically healing from abuse •neglect, •community violence •domestic violence •sexual abuse •anxiety • bullying •oppositional/defiant behaviors
Make the most out of your life today! I specialize in trauma, specifically healing from abuse, neglect, community violence, domestic violence, and sexual abuse using Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am also a school-based therapist with experience in school anxiety and refusal, bullying, and opposition/defiant behaviors. I work with children ages 3 and up [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•Relationship dynamics •infidelity
•money •parenting conflict •in-law issues •intimacy issues •technology related issues •grief •anxiety •men’s concerns •life transition •emotion related problems •low self esteem •depression •issues related to money
”When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."
As a Marriage and Family Therapist, the most important skill that I offer to clients is my ability to completely and actively listen, understand, and hold space for others during pivotal moments of vulnerability and self-exploration. I also strive to strengthen and empower you throughout your therapeutic journey. I hope to work with you in developing skills, techniques, and identifying necessary tools for you to use throughout your life.
I work with clients from a collaborative, strength-based approach [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
Making the choice to create changes in your life takes courage and commitment. I honor your bravery by partnering with you in developing a highly person-centered plan to accomplish the changes you desire.
As a practitioner with over a decade of experience providing individual, couples, and family therapy and with Master’s level clinical training in counseling and human sexuality, I bring a unique perspective to the therapeutic process. The cornerstone of this perspective is the focus on how a robust sense of self and our interconnectedness with others is [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•Relationship dynamics •communication •parenting conflict •intimacy and connection issues •grief/loss •anxiety •life transition •depression •connection related issues
The journey of self-exploration is one of the most wonderful voyages you can take. Although at times it may be difficult or painful it will ultimately lead to being the best you!
I am so honored and humbled when people allow me to journey together with them.
I believe the therapy space is a sacred place and I will treat it as such by [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•Relationship dynamics •infidelity •parenting conflict •in-law issues •intimacy issues •men’s concerns •life transition •depression
Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Understood.
It’s important to me in our therapeutic work together that YOU feel seen, validated, and supported as you take your first steps toward your emotional wellness. I strive to provide a safe, non judgmental environment for you to rest, release, and be truly understood.Therapy is your time and space to unlock the healing potential within you. Our lives are made vibrant through our relationships and connections with others. In times of stress, depression, anxiety/fear, relationships can become strained. A person’s self-esteem may suffer and daily life becomes difficult and overwhelming. Therapy can provide you with a [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•Relationship dynamics •infidelity •money •parenting conflict • abuse •intimacy issues •body image issues •life transition •emotion related problems •low self esteem •communication
My name is Gabriela Torres, I am a bilingual English/Spanish) Licensed Associate Counselor and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor in the state of New Jersey with 8 years of experience in providing support to the BIPOC population including children, adolescents, couples, families, and adults within a diverse setting. I obtained a Bachelors and Masters degree in Professional Counseling Psychology and Forensic Psychology. I believe that good therapy should support you in living fully and deeply a life that connects to that which you value most. Suffering is both universal and unavoidable and can be made better or worse by [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]
•Women's Issues •Life Transitions
My name is Brianna Velez, and I am a Licensed Social Worker! Through a compassionate and strengths-based approach to mental health care, I hope to empower clients to believe in their own worth and potential as individuals to grow through the therapeutic process. I am deeply passionate about helping women and men of color overcome struggles with anxiety and depression while also addressing how these mental health struggles might be compounded by stigmas against mental health treatment. I prioritize cultivating a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to begin their own journeys to self-love and self-empowerment. I am a firm believer that all clients have the [….continue reading by clicking on the therapist’s photo to learn more!]