Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Registered Play Therapist working with children, adolescents, and their families since 2000. She specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) providing evidence-based treatment for suicidal/self-injurious children, adolescents, young adults and their families. In addition, Jennifer provides Play Therapy and EMDR treatment in her practice.
Jennifer has been intensively trained in Animal Assisted Therapy. This process is used to influence clients as the animals soothe to bring a loving and non-judgmental presence, often breaking down barriers that isolate clients whom experience physical and emotional difficulties. Jennifer and Matilda, her English mastiff and therapy partner, are certified in Animal Assisted Play Therapy® through the International Institute of Animal Assisted Play Therapy® and in AAT through Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs. She has also qualified as a Mental Health Specialist through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association.
Her outpatient practice is located in Lawrenceville, NJ. Jennifer and Matilda often provide individual and family therapy to children and adolescents who struggle with anxiety and other emotional dysregulation issues.
Jenn can be reached at:
cell (908) 839-6585