Jennifer received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Long Island University. She also holds a BA in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Jennifer has been trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Polyvagal Theory, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).
Drawing from systemic and integrative approaches that create space for exploration, questioning, and goal setting for her clients. Jennifer uses a strength-based perspective and belief that each person has the capacity to create change. Jennifer uses warmth, compassion, curiosity, and empathy to help clients heal from past attachment injuries and help make meaning in their lives. Jennifer also incorporates specialized components of The Gottman Method to help couples learn how to turn towards one another and improve their interactions/communication.
Jennifer has experience working with unaccompanied minors, adolescents, and adults.
Cynthia is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a Bachelors's degree in the field of Psychology and a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Cynthia has numerous years of experience working in the field of mental health. Her experience spans from working with clients with severe mental health issues, substance use/disorders, developmental disabilities, incarceration, emotional disturbances, and Trauma. She provides services to adults, adolescents, families, and couples struggling with the following: Adjustment Disorders, Individuals with special needs, Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, Domestic Violence, Grief and Loss, Teen Issues, Drug Use, Parenting, and Suicidal Ideations
Cynthia’s clinical approach is collaborative. She believes strongly in the therapeutic relationship/alliance between therapist and client and places emphasis on dialogue as being the vehicle for change. This stance allows for the creation of a safe space in which client/s feel free to express themselves without fear of judgment. Other theoretical approaches used are CBT, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused, Narrative, EFT, Bowenian Family Therapy, Strengths-based and Structural.
* Spanish speaking services available