Our mental health professionals are willing workers who dedicate their time to providing support and encouragement. They are trained and qualified to render service in clinical settings and deliver psychosocial treatments. A number of our professionals are credentialed under the Approved Clinical Supervisor Program.
Shanique M. Curry
Shanique M. Curry, LPC, ACS is a Licensed Professional Counselor (License #37PC00698800) in the state of New Jersey. She received her master’s degree in Community Mental Health Counseling from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY in 2013. She also earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, where she majored in Psychology (with a clinical concentration) and minored in Sociology. She is certified by the Center for Credentialing and Education as an Approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of New Jersey since 2022. (ACS-4238)
Shanique has over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in home settings, in intensive-outpatient settings, in multiple outpatient settings, and in private practice settings. She utilizes various therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills, and Exposure Response Prevention Therapy to assist clients in accessing their full potential and maximizing their emotional well-being. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with trauma-related matters and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She has worked with individuals of various backgrounds who are survivors of sexual abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, and community violence.
Shanique is passionate about working with youth and families, confronting challenging and changing adverse circumstances. Navigating life’s everyday stressors is an unsettling task. Emotions can be difficult to manage and clients may feel overwhelmed by societal, personal, and familial expectations. Shanique is dedicated to supporting her clients as they develop the necessary tools and strategies needed to lead a healthy, successful, and fulfilling life.
Suzy K. Takvorian
Suzy K. Takvorian, MA, NCC, LPC is licensed by the State of New Jersey, as a Licensed Professional Counselor (License #37PC00761000). In December of 1999, Suzy received her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from New Jersey City University. She also majored with a BA in Psychology, with a Specialization in Mental Health, from Jersey City State College, in Jersey City, NJ.
Suzy has over 24 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. The settings include in-home settings, therapeutic nursery, intensive outpatient, multiple outpatient settings, hospitals, schools, and most recently, private practice setting. Suzy has provided individual, family, couples, and group therapy to children adolescents and adults.
Suzy has sub-specialties in:
- IPVA- Intimate Partner Violence and Aggression- Domestic Violence Certification
- Pre/post Adoption Certificate Program
- TF-CBT “Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy” Trained
- Nurturing Parenting
- MBSR- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
She utilizes various therapeutic interventions such as:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Nurturing Parenting Skills
- MBSR- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques
- Multiculturally aware and diverse
- And more… Suzy’s effort is to assist clients and families in accessing their greatest potential and emotional well-being.
Suzy specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with:
- Trauma related matters. She has worked with various populations who are survivors of sexual abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, and community violence.
- She has also worked with children and families with pre/post adoption issues.
- She has worked with parents who have been impacted and challenged by their emotionally disturbed children.
- She has also worked with adults with life transitioning challenges
- others with mild to severe mental health issues.
Suzy is currently also an adjunct professor at New Jersey City University, in the department of Psychology since September 2017. She has taught courses in Social Psychology, Introduction to Counseling and Advanced Counseling courses.
Suzy is passionate about working with children and families and changing challenging or adverse behavioral issues/ patterns. In addition, Suzy is an advocate, cognizant, aware, and considerate for client/ families with multicultural backgrounds. Navigating through life’s everyday stressors is a task and it can be challenging if there is a cultural and a sub-cultural clash, within the family system. Suzy is committed in helping clients and families find ways to reach their optimum potential.
At times, life can be difficult to manage, and one may feel overwhelmed by societal, cultural, religious, personal, and familial expectations. Suzy is dedicated to supporting clients in gathering the necessary tools and techniques required to lead a healthy and successful life.
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