Altagracia Santana, LCSW
I am a bi-lingual, bi-cultural Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I use evidence – based treatment to manage anxiety, depression, trauma and distress caused by life stressors. I work with young adults, adults across the life span and couples facing relationship conflicts. I also work with individuals and family members affected by substance use and co-dependence issues. I am a compassionate, empathetic and non-judgmental, with over 15 years of experience helping others. Each client is different. I begin with a thorough assessment, and then together, my client and I tailor a treatment plan of action.
I use an integrated approach that combines behavioral and psychodynamic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Brief Psychotherapy; Behavioral Activation, Emotional Focus Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Focused Treatment.
Allow me to come alongside you on your journey towards overall wellness. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and therapist for over 12 years, I have learned that progress is made when a trusting and therapeutic partnership is established. Your story matters and deserves to be told. It is my goal to provide an environment where you feel safe and comfortable to be yourself as well as an environment that promotes reflection and growth. I provide online therapy sessions in both English and Spanish and specialize in working with children, adults, couples and families in the areas of stress management, anxiety, depression, and relational difficulties. I look forward to assisting you in identifying your strengths as well as supporting you towards your goals.
Permítame acompañarle en su viaje hacia el bienestar general. Como una licenciada trabajadora social clínica y terapeuta por mas de 12 años, e aprendido que el progreso se hace cuando se establece una colaboración terapéutica y de confianza. Su historia importa y merece ser contada.
Estrevina Rivera, LAC- Bilingual:
I am a Licensed Associate Counselor that has worked with children, families, adults, couples and adolescents. I have over 14 years of experience assisting individuals in different community settings. My clinical experience has extended from community centers, in home therapy and integrative medical settings in undeserved communities. I have obtained a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Felician University. Currently I am a fourth year doctoral student pursuing a doctorate in Counseling Psychology.
The focus of my work has been with clients suffering from grief/loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, self-esteem, relationships and communication difficulties using evidence based approach.I providebilingual, English/Spanish,therapeutic services via Telehealth. As an integrative counselor,I believe everyone has individual needs. I work from the evidence based approach that can best treat the client.I provide cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focus therapy, trauma focused therapy, mindfulness based, person centered therapy, and emotionally focus therapy.
I believe everyone has inherent strengths that can assist them in overcoming life’s difficulties. My mission is to provide you with a safe, empathetic, genuine and caring environment in which you can grow and overcome challenges using your inherent strengths. I provide a judgment free environment in which diversity is embraced.
Maria Cacace, LAC:
My name is Cesar Coronado. I am a Licensed Social Worker passionate about helping people realize their full potential. I am a firm believer that within the human psyche is the potential for greatest. You can be great right where you are. I am passionate about helping people live their life to the fullest.
However, our mind can be a battleground for our thoughts and emotions and that’s where I come in to help. My particular area of emphasis is children and families, however I work to help people of all backgrounds work through their problem. I employ a culturally sensitive evidence-based approach to problems such as ADHD, depression, and anxiety. I also prefer to focus on practical solutions to your current problems.
Moreover, I am goal-oriented. I will always work fervently toward our goals in our sessions. You will find that I am a calm, patient, non-judgmental listener. I will listen to your needs. In therapy, you will get support and tools to build self-esteem, self-image, and motivation.
As a Licensed Associate Counselor with experience providing Mental Health, Substance Abuse and counseling in Higher Education. I am confident that I have the skills and experience to help guide you towards improving your journey of life. If you are struggling with Anger, Depression, Anxiety, Trauama, Career Challenges, Addiction, or just feeling stuck, please feel free to reach out today so we can work together on tackling the issues you are struggling with.
I utilize an eclectic approach to counseling and strive to create a non-judgemental, warm and stress-free environment where we can collaboratively work on addressing your goals in therapy. I provide online therapy sessions in English and work with preteens through late adulthood. Looking forward to working with you.
Diana P. Spieker, LAC. Bilingual
I am bilingual English/Spanish, License Associate Counselor, with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Felician University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia. Currently I am a first-year Doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at Felician University.
I have worked in different areas of psychology including organizational, education and clinical psychology. Most of my experience in the United States has been in the work with culturally diverse population, especially Latinx, with focus onhigh-risk children and families with history of substance abuse and / or mental illness, and domestic violence. Also, with persons that experience grief / bereavement, trauma, depression, and interpersonal relationships.
My approach is integrative, Cognitive and Psychodynamic, evidence – based treatments and Multiculturally oriented.that help clients to gain understanding of their issues and make changes in their lives that are meaningful and aligned with their personal and cultural values.