Linda Alba-Lichardi is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in New Jersey. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and women’s issues. In her practice, her philosophy of care is client-centered with a biopsychosocial approach.
Linda’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare developed naturally due to her innate desire to help vulnerable populations move toward change that would lead to a more balanced life.
Linda enjoys cooking and is a master gardener and certified hypnotherapist.
“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ― C.S. Lewi
Carly Silipino is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in New Jersey. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in child and adolescent therapy and psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders and trauma and abuse. In her practice, Carly aims to create a safe environment for individuals to feel comfortable sharing what makes them who they are. By doing so, she helps them identify their personal strengths and abilities which allows them to create goals and ultimately achieve them.
Carly’s interest in mental and behavioral health care stems from her innate and genuine interest in the wellbeing of others. Mexico is her favorite place to visit, she enjoys watching episodes of The Office and loves cheese!
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.” – Maya Angelou
Courtney Henson is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in New Jersey. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in mood disorders, anxiety disorders and stress management. As a therapist, Courtney values the power of listening and being heard. Her goal is to teach therapeutic skills that bring meaningful and positive change to a client’s life. These changes can lead to both immediate relief and, ideally, ongoing growth.
Courtney’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare stems from her innate desire to help others. At a young age, it became clear to her that a person’s internal dialogue and feelings about themself had a huge impact on mood and life decisions. She eventually decided to follow a career path that would allow her to help people realize their individual goals for mental wellness.
Courtney enjoys yoga at least two times a week. She loves going to the Jersey Shore with her family, where they kayak and swim in the ocean. Her favorite place she’s ever traveled to was Greece when she was in college and she hopes to go back one day.
“You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” – Good Will Hunting
Anne Marie Nixon is a licensed professional counselor offering services to child, adolescent and adult residents in New Jersey. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in parenting, autism spectrum disorders and women’s issues. Anne Marie practices solution-focused therapy utilizing family-systems and client-centered strategies.
Anne Marie’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed during childhood. As a little girl, she always loved talking to people and hearing their stories and has wanted to become a therapist ever since.
Anne Marie has been part of the same pediatric and family practice for the past 16 years. She loves the outdoors and can usually find her out there with her son and dog. She also enjoys reading, knitting and cooking.
“If you have ever gone to the woods with me, I must love you very much.” – Mary Oliver
Elisha Farley is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress management, life transitions and parenting. She believes that with a supportive relationship, like the one she offers, individuals can better cope with their unique challenges and move forward in recovery through personal growth, empowerment and a renewed pattern of living.
Elisha’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare stems from being a child of divorce and benefiting from therapy to get the support she needed. She developed a joy for working with people and supporting them where she can.
Elisha is a mom. She enjoys being outside, hiking and walking. She has been a therapist for many years but has had a private practice for almost two years now.
Elisha often finds herself saying “Nothing changes if nothing changes;” “No would have, could have or should have;” or “You can’t control someone else, only yourself.”