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A fully qualified therapist, Jenifer brings more than 15 years’ experience and unrivaled expertise to BCS Group’s Online Counseling.
Educated at Columbia University, she worked in psychiatric hospitals for the majority of her career, becoming the head of department for adolescent females and the child units. Jenifer continued to provide therapy for her private patients in her own time. She became very skilled and focused on crisis and trauma counseling for women and adolescents.
Her drive and passion is in assisting people to overcome their past, to be able to move forward and reach their full potential. She is a hands-on-therapist, who walks side by side with her patients until they’re ready to stand alone.
• Life changes
• Bipolar disorder
As a licensed social worker, I am engaged in multi-faceted approaches to psycho-therapy. I specialize in using Motivational Interviewing techniques to assist clients in determining goals which meet client needs, resulting in the ability to make lasting life changes towards optimum functioning.
The areas in which I provide treatment are: health and wellness, mental health depression, Bipolar Disorder- work on mood regulation in congruence with medication management where necessary.
Family Discord-including couples counseling, pre-post divorce counseling, victims of sexual abuse /trauma, women’s issues, chronic pain management, family issues, and palliative care- end of life issues for patient and family.
• Health and wellness
• Bipolar disorder
• Mood regulation
Experience working with children, families, individuals and Veterans expressing symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety Disorders. Fully trained on Co-Occurring Disorders and Mindfulness and Contemplative Social Work Therapy. Current modality of practice is Motivational Interviewing, with potential to utilize a combination of best-practice modalities.
Current approach to working with individuals is behavioral. All expressions of symptoms are a result of environmental and internal factors. The journey involves enhancing one’s awareness; self-exploration; and implementing tools that can better enhance the achievement of one’s mental health goals.
• Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Op-positional Defiant Disorder
• Anxiety Disorders
I am committed to providing an empathetic, comfortable, supportive space where you can feel unburdened and understood. My aim is to assist you in enhancing your awareness and insight, become more confident of your existing strengths, and to develop healthy coping habits.
I specialize in treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, grief, weight management, feelings of hopelessness, aimlessness, and un-fulfillment, difficulties with self-esteem, self-compassion and self-sabotaging behaviors, transitional life changes, aging, care-takers stress, as well as interpersonal and relationship issues.
My approach is tailored to each individual and utilizes a variety of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and psychodynamic therapy, to create collaborative goals and reduce negative thoughts and maladaptive behaviors. I completed my Masters of Social Work at Columbia University and my undergraduate degree in Psychology at Hunter College.
• Anxiety and depressive disorders
• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Weight management
• Feelings of hopelessness, aimlessness, and un-fulfillment,
• Transitional life changes
I hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida. I use a variety of approaches to guide my client’s, based on strength’s based perspective. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Therapy and psycho- education. My experience includes partnering with my client’s particularly with addiction, mental health and dual diagnosis.
Having worked as psychotherapist for over a decade I believe that I am qualified to assist pre-adolescents, adolescents, young adults and adults making adjustments to their mental health, addictions and/or both. Together we make a cohesive plan to sustain a lifestyle that offers a quality of life that can only be found with insight, perspective, resilience and understanding.