Janice Cho is a graduate of Rutgers University with a Masters of Social Work. Janice specializes in individual, family and group therapy. Janice has a particular interest and specialty in addictions, motivational interviewing and uses a cognitive behavioral approach to therapy. She focuses on customizing the needs of treatment to the needs of each client.
Ryan Engelstad is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with adolescents, young adults, and adults. Ryan received his MSW from Rutgers University and has a background in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and solution focused therapy. He specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, parent/child relationship problems, men’s issues, school/job stress, and addiction issues. Ryan has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings throughout New Jersey helping people identify solutions and techniques that will allow them to cope with life effectively.
Mr. Hodgdon received his Masters of Science in Social Work from Columbia University and is certified in Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy. In addition, he has continued training and supervision in Emotional Focused Therapy. Mr. Hodgdon’s areas of specialty are in family therapy and couples therapy. He believes that change happens through relationships and being able to remain connected in relationships by sharing vulnerabilities. Mr. Hodgdon has been a licensed social worker in New Jersey since 1994. He is also a Clinical Member and Designated Supervisor per AAMFT and a member of the NASW since 1979.
Kristin Jaski, LCSW, received her MSW from Columbia University and specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, depression and anxiety, as well as relationships and family conflicts. After graduating from Columbia, Kristin became the Admission Coordinator and an outpatient therapist for the Renfrew Center of New York, receiving specialized training in the treatment of eating disorders. She also completed post-graduate training in psychodynamic psychotherapy at NYU Medical Center’s Psychoanalytic Institute, and for seven years served as a therapist for employees of five different NYC medical institutions including Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to her long-term private practice in NYC, Kristen has a practice in Princeton.
Ms. Kaufman received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and her Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University. She is an experienced clinician and Certified Parent Educator, who works with individuals, couples and families. Her areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, marital and family issues, parenting, and divorce. Although she typically adheres to a Cognitive-Behavioral perspective, she draws from a variety of methodologies and techniques that are most helpful for each individual. Ms. Kaufman is a New Jersey licensed social worker.
Ms. Lysenko received her Masters of Social Work from Kean University. Her areas of specialty are in grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Ms. Lysenko works to help her clients live richer, deeper, and more fulfilled lives. Her compassionate and caring approach is client-centered, practical and strengths-based. She offers an engaging partnership with her clients, utilizing psychodynamic, cognitive/learning and systems theories. Ms. Lysenko is a licensed social worker in New Jersey.
Glenda Mendelsohn, a licensed clinical social worker, clinical trainer and NASW approved supervisor, has 25 years experience working with families, couples and individuals. Ms. Mendelsohn works with adults and children at all stages of development and life’s transitions. She enjoys working with couples and families dealing with complex relational issues, including communication difficulties, learning and social problems in school, mediating divorce, and helping relationships, marriages and families to heal through difficult times and stressful transitions. Ms. Mendelsohn is particularly interested in helping families coping with systemic injustices of poverty and inequality to tap into their innate strength and resilience and to move beyond their circumstances. Ms. Mendelsohn is a graduate from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work and has post-graduate training and certification in couples and family therapy from the Ackerman Institute of the family. She is a member of the American Family Therapy Academy.
Mr. Mischner has a J.D. from the University of Chicago and a M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr. His areas of specialty are in marital and family issues, including clients with Spanish-speaking preferences. Mr. Mischner is a New Jersey licensed social worker.
A graduate of Williams College, Amy Sterling-Bratt received her Masters in Social Work from the Smith College School for Social Work, MA. Her therapeutic approach is psychodynamic but she incorporates techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and others that are helpful to her clients. She sees adolescents and adults in individual therapy as well as couples and families, and addresses issues ranging from depression, anxiety, and relationship/phase of life concerns. She has worked in California, Virginia and overseas. She is licensed to practice in N.J. and MA.