Anna Ebrani, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in New Jersey. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are trauma and abuse, PTSD, LGBTQ issues, relationships, CBT and anxiety. In her practice, Anna utilizes a combination of person centered, psychodynamic, CBT and solution focused modalities to treat her patients. She believes the most important factor is a strong therapeutic relationship in order to make any kind of change possible. Anna is also CBT certified through the Beck Institute, so she utilizes CBT techniques to address her patient’s depression and anxiety symptoms. In addition, Anna believes that a patient’s childhood, upbringing and past experiences need to be explored in order to gain a better understanding of their thought processes and behavioral symptoms.
Anna is a people person and helping people brings her joy. Growing up, her father was the religious leader of the community and people would always go to their home to seek counseling from him; because of this, helping others was instilled in Anna from a young age.
Anna loves to travel to exotic destinations and to get to know different cultures. She plays the piano and believes that music can be an amazing therapeutic tool.
“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Monique Simpson, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in Virginia and New Jersey. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are depression, anxiety, family issues and relationships.
Dana Meadows, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescent and adult residents in New Jersey. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety disorders, stress management, mood disorders, dialectical behavioral therapy and life transitions. In her practice, Dana’s philosophy of care is to find the right treatment modality for each patient in order to provide the best care possible. She utilizes a strength-based approach in order to foster feelings of self-worth and confidence to be motivated for change. She believes it is important to collaborate and work as a team with her patients to help them meet their goals and find peace within themselves even when their life seems unstable or out of control.
Dana’s interest in mental health care comes from her innate desire to help others and to listen to their life stories. It’s been a drive and a mission in her life to be able to provide as much support to others and help them achieve emotional stability.
Dana is an avid music listener and loves karaoke. She loves collecting t-shirts and refuses to throw any of them away—especially concert tees. Her favorite show is The Office and has watched the series at least 20 times.
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kelly Wood, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, dependence and addiction, LGBT issues and panic disorders. In her practice, Kelly’s philosophy of care is to help others become aware of their thinking and to help them realize that they are not their thoughts. She assists individuals in developing inner awareness via the senses for grounding in order to heal past wounds.
Kelly’s interest in mental health care stems from her desire to empower others to empower themselves.
Kelly has done stand-up comedy and loves Broadway musicals. She did EMDR with her therapist which enabled her to heal past wounds and become a more effective clinician.
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer
Margarita Carson, LCSW is a board certified clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adult residents of New York and New Jersey. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety, depression and cognitive behavioral therapy. Margarita is a solution-based therapist. In her practice, Margarita’s philosophy of care is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a health life by utilizing complementary therapy approaches and techniques.
Margarita’s interest in mental health care stems from her experiences working with individuals and families from disadvantage communities. She learned very early in her career that she had a passion for helping people.
Margarita loves to binge watch series on Netflix and enjoys hiking in the summer weather. Her biggest career and personal success is starting a private practice in New York State.
“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination. ” – Carl Rogers, Psychologist