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Co-Founders

 

Reena Panchal, MA,NCC,LPC

(Co-Founder and Clinician)

Reena is a National Board Certified Counselor who is solution focused and person centered. Her approach is friendly, warm, gentle, caring, genuine, and result-oriented. She believes the key to effective therapy does not lie in any particular method, but rather in the authenticity of the relationship between counselor and client. She creates a safe environment for her clients to open up and express their wants and needs for a healthier lifestyle and empowers her clients to take charge of their lives and to be the best they can be. She has a deep understanding for multicultural issues which enhances the therapeutic relationship with all types of individuals. 

Reena comes with an extensive background working with both adults and adolescents.  She has worked with a diverse population in the mental health field which incorporates families, couples, addictions, mental health (anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Borderline Personality Disorder), dually diagnosed, and developmental disabilities including but not limited to autism and Asperger's Syndrome.  She also has experience with grief and death and dying in which she uses Motivational Interviewing techniques to empower clients with difficult and advancing medical conditions to gain insight into their life values now, and in the future as things may progress with their medical condition.

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Horizon

Humana

Oxford

UMR

United

 

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Horizon

Humana

Oxford

UMR

United

Elise Cirelli, MA,LMFT

(Co-Founder and Clinician)

Elise is a caring and competent practitioner who serves individuals, couples, and families.  She believes in the value of authenticity and feels it is essential to the success of any therapeutic relationship, always striving to be a genuine presence that creates a safe space for others.  Elise takes a client-centered approach, borrowing from different schools of therapy based on the person/dynamic/situation.
 

Elise’s past experience includes: family therapy with those who experienced abuse, trauma and/or addictions; helping couples to resolve conflict, adjust to co-parenting, or decouple; and counseling
individuals with an array of issues and diagnoses including anxiety, depression, and grief. Elise has also worked with those experiencing serious illnesses providing grief and loss therapy, end of life counseling, and Motivational Interviewing to empower clients to maintain open communication with family and providers amidst complex medical situations.

 

Elise works to understand and respect each person’s background and beliefs to provide a culturally sensitive and comprehensive therapeutic experience. She is welcoming to clients of all ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender expressions, and relationship styles.

 

Clinicians

 
 

Matthew McNally, MA, LPC

(Clinician)

Matthew is a supportive and experienced counselor who serves adolescent, adult, and elderly populations. He believes in the power of an empathetic connection to develop a strong bond between client and therapist. Through this alliance he seeks to become an agent of change and work with his clients to achieve measurable goals. Matthew utilizes a variety of therapeutic methods with a focus on cognitive techniques.

Matthew’s past experience includes: a warm approach dealing with mood disorders including anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder and extensive experience with people struggling with opiate, sedative, and alcohol addiction focusing on developing motivation for sobriety in early addiction. Matthew also has experience working with clients leaving suicide wards and assisting in their return to regular life.

 

Matthew develops a personal therapeutic approach with each of his clients to best support them in addressing their clinical needs, taking into account client's age, culture, family dynamics, religion, sexual orientation, and expressed gender.

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

United

Optum

Insurance Plans Accepted

United

Optum

Joanne Ducrepin-Jerome, LMFT

(Clinician)

Mrs. Ducrepin-Jerome is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Behavioral Sciences, and a Post Master’s Professional Diploma in Marriage and Family Therapy from Kean University.   

 

Her experience as a Mental Health Clinician includes providing psychotherapy to a diverse population of children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She has also provided consultations, workshops, and trainings on matters pertaining to Self-Care, Change Management, Emotional Wellness, and Team Building to name a few.

 

Her area of practice includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Structural Family Therapy. Mrs. Ducrepin-Jerome aspires to help people overcome depression, anxiety and panic disorders, stress management, post-traumatic stress, and family conflict.

 
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