Our Team – Central NJ

Our Team – Central NJ

Kelly White, PhD, LAC

Credentials: PhD from Walden University-Minneapolis, MN

Specialties: Anger, Behavioral, Depression, Sexual Abuse & Addiction, & Trauma

Approaches: TRCBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, & Strength-Based

Clinical Focus: Children, Teens, & Adults

Years of Experience: 18+

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. We will work collaboratively in treatment and tailor your sessions to you as an individual, specific to your communication style, and other personal preferences.

Tara Maher, LCSW

Credentials: MSW from Rutgers University

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Domestic Violence

Approaches: CBT, Interpersonal, Strengths-Based, & Solution-Focused

Clinical Focus: Adults 18+

Years of Experience: 7+

To recognize when you need support and be able to ask for it is brave and a sign of strength. The therapy room is a safe space where you can expect to receive empathic and compassionate support as you share about, explore, and work through your experiences and struggles. Therapy is a process that can help you grow, heal, access your inner strength, learn and embrace healthier patterns of acting and thinking, and regain a sense of control.

Tiffany Mandl, LPC

Credentials: MA Counseling Services (school & clinical) from Rider University

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, stress management, emotional regulation, behavioral modification, family systems & school/learning difficulties

Approaches: Person-centered, Nurtured Heart Approach, Behavioral Modification, CBT, Mindfulness, Solution Focused

Clinical Focus: Children, teens & young adults

Years of Experience: 5+

Therapy for children, teens and young adults provide a safe, nonjudgemental environment that allows and encourages exploration during a challenging time throughout development. Therapy at a young age is proactive and will give our youth a comfortable place to gain emotional awareness and problem solving skills to take with them as they grow. Within this therapeutic approach, we can help our youth be prepared and able to cope with the trials and tribulations throughout their lives.

Haley Ostrow, LCSW

Credentials: MSW from Rutgers University

 
 

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Stress, Self-Esteem, Relationship Struggles

Approaches: CBT, TF-CBT, Strength-Based, Person-Centered, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic

Clinical Focus: Teens & Young Adults

Years of Experience: 5+

Anxieties and stressors can make you feel trapped and become a barrier to living a happier and fulfilling life that you envisioned for yourself. Therapy can be a valuable opportunity to truly focus on yourself and tune in to your needs, explore difficult feelings, and discover the tools and insight to heal and transform into the person you are meant to be. My goal is to provide a safe, caring and supportive environment for you while working together as a team so that we can better understand patterns of thoughts and behaviors and learn new, healthier ways to approach situations and relationships.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monica Natarajan, LPC

Credentials:M.S. from Touro College

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Adjustment Disorders and Relationship Difficulties.

Approaches: CBT, Trauma Focused CBT ,Person-Centered Approach, Solution Focused Therapy

Clinical Focus:Adults

Years of Experience: 10+

Monica Natarajan, M.S., LPC, LMHC, is a bilingual psychotherapist with over 10 years of experience in mental health counseling. She graduated from Touro College in New York with a Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has been providing mental health treatment in several settings, including outpatient community clinics, inpatient hospitalization, and supportive housing facilities. She is experienced in working with clients suffering from Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, relationship difficulties,and Adjustment Disorders. She utilizes a person-centered approach and will adopt her therapeutic approach to tailor her client’s needs. She has been formally trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. She is culturally sensitive, open-minded, and a good listener. She is non-judgmental and believes in creating a safe space for you to express your concerns and will work in partnership with you in achieving your goals. She is eager to work in collaboration with you and being a part of your journey.

Brie Meade, LSW

Credentials:MSW from Fordham University

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Use Disorders

Approaches:DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed

Clinical Focus: Ages 12+

Years of Experience: 5 years

We all experience struggles, barriers, and obstacles. A brave few rise to the surface to seek the help and support they need to overcome the challenges in their way. Therapy provides the opportunity to find the strength and resilience individuals have had all along to make it through some of the darkest moments in their lives. Using a strength-based approach, I work alongside you as you allow yourself to take your power back and be the author of your own story.