Just As I Am Youth Empowerment

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Just As I Am Youth Empowerment

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

Offers online therapy

East Orange, NJ 07018

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Announcement icon We hold sessions online FaceTime, Zoom other virtual platforms, and/or via telephone.
Is your teen feeling stressed, isolating, dealing with depression or anxiety? Has there been a shift in their behavior that is concerning to you? Adolescence is a very individual experience and teens, but also young adults, face many challenges negotiating this time. Just As I Am YOUth Empowerment a.k.a. "JAIA" offers teens and young adults ages 13 -24 a safe, and objective space to check on an individual level and understand their stressors. We offer Life Coaching groups where they will learn mindfulness techniques and psycho-education and a YOUth Leadership Council for ages 16+ to build service and leadership skills with peers.
Are you a young adult aged 18-24, an artist, entrepreneur, LGBTQ+ individual or couple, who is dealing with personal issues that impact school/work performance, your life's vision, and or project development, who would like encouragement & support to move past stuck? JAIA can help you by gaining clarity to move forwards towards manifesting your dreams!
JAIA is a personal and mindfulness development leadership program for teens and young adults. Our mission is to support youth towards self- mastery through the use of mindfulness techniques, socio-emotional learning, and leadership training for the purpose of positive youth development and good mental health. We welcome youth from all cultural backgrounds.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $165 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Currently, insurance companies do not cover for life coaching sessions, and we are not taking psychotherapy clients at this time.
Email us or call with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 11 Years
  • License: New York / 074578
  • School: Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work,
  • Year Graduated: 1996

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development / Spiritual Life Coaching
  • Certificate Date: 2013

Just As I Am Youth Empowerment's Groups

Warriors: Learning Resilience After Loss-Ages16-21

We are a resilient people but especially for families of color, youth of color, we have to remember that healing can't be done in isolation. What is resilience? It’s the power and ability to return to your natural state, after being bent, stretched, depressed, hurt and/or stressed due to life’s challenges. The WARRIORS Program to remind you of your warrior-like resilient qualities as you deal with feelings of anger, sadness, confusion or other feelings that come with loss. Join for real talk, art, music and a safe space. Leave feeling heard, connected and hopeful again.

More about this group

Location

East Orange, NJ 07018
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Career Counseling
Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions for Physicians
  • Peer Relationships
  • Physician Wellness
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Life Coaching for Physicians
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Non- Denominational Spiritual Life Coaching
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 26 Oct 2020
Just As I Am Youth Empowerment, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Orange

Just As I Am Youth Empowerment

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW