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.
Ms. Hand is a graduate of Barnard College with an M.S. from Columbia University. She received her Masters of Science in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College, and completed her post-graduate training in family therapy at the Ackerman Institute for Family in New York City. Her areas of specialization are in depression, anxiety, trauma, and life transitions, and she has extensive experience working with adults, teenagers, and couples. Ms. Hand is licensed to practice in New Jersey.
Phil received his Masters of Science in Social Work from Columbia University and holds a certificate in Case Management from Rutgers University, School of Social Work. He utilizes an eclectic approach when working with clients in addressing issues of depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and relationship concerns. Phil has extensive experience exploring the impact of trauma on the lives of children and adults, concentrating specifically on the debilitating effects of shame in individuals’ lives. His therapeutic approach focuses on the goals of self-compassion and healing. Phil was most recently the Prevention Coordinator of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resource and Education (SHARE) Program at Princeton University. At Princeton, Phil developed a men’s anti-violence program, the MAVRIC Project, focused on the exploration of gender/social constructs with an aim toward healthy, prosocial notions of masculinity.
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.
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.
Ms. Oppenheimer received her M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr and is a Diplomate in Social Work. As a licensed clinical social worker since 1963, she has worked for Trinity Counseling Service for the past thirty years. Her areas of specialty are in addiction, PTSD, and sexual dysfunction. Ms. Oppenheimer is a NJ Licensed Clinical 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.