Our counselors come from diverse cultural and faith backgrounds; they are highly qualified, well educated, experienced and caring with Doctoral and Masters level training. Most of us have been through deep suffering and as a result understand the struggles of the Christian life.
Our clients come from diverse faith and cultural backgrounds. Our counseling practice is multicultural and can meet the needs of clients. We have bilingual culturally competent counselors who speak Spanish, French, understand Portuguese and other languages. Our diverse counselors are competent to understand the individual’s struggles from a cultural perspective with sensitivity.
Bilingual Spanish Speaking Christian Counselors: We specialize in culturally competent counseling for the Latino community. Our Latino Christian counselors and Spanish speaking counselors assess and develop treatment plans that are culturally specific to foster the psycho-spiritual growth of the individual.
The success of our practice depends absolutely on the loving grace of God, faith in His word, prayer, fasting and absolute dependency on The Holy Spirit, The Counselor who comes alongside with us on this journey towards healing and restoration for the individual, marriage, family and church body.
As a Christian Counselor, Nancy is a Licensed Associate Counselor and is a graduate of Monmouth University. She is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey. She uses a blended faith-based and clinical approach to psychotherapy to help her clients rise above issues encompassing depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and substance abuse.
With compassion and commitment to the long-term well-being of her clients, Nancy provides a warm, safe and confidential environment. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults, providing essential tools to guide her clients toward a successful future.
CARLOS M. QUIJADA, MS, LAC
Carlos is a Licensed Associate Counselor and holdsa Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, as well as a Medical degree from Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago (Dominican Republic). He is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.
As a Christian Counselor and clinician, he strongly believes in collaborative work to build the skills needed to manage a wide range of emotional issues. Using both person-centered, and existentialist approaches, Carlos brings genuine understanding into each session with non-judgment and compassion.
For over 20 years, he has helped families through his pastoral ministry work, providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. His efforts result in his clients finding their unique purpose in life, as well as achieving their goals.
Robin is a Clinical Social Worker and earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work from Kean University and a Masters of Social Work from Fordham University. She is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.
With over 20 years of experience providing direct services and Christian Counseling, she is an eclectic, interactive, and solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.
Robin integrates complementary methodologies and techniques, with spiritual and cultural considerations to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. She brings compassion and understanding when working with individuals, couples, and families to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
FRANCISCA LEDESMAN, MA, LAC
As a Christian Counselor, Franciscais passionate about identifying and uncovering her clients’ strengths to meet their objectives and harness their own abilities in the therapeutic process. She facilitates healing and change through a collaborative approach with mutually agreed upon treatment goals.
She brings multicultural understanding to her clients with genuine respect for their culture, faith and values. Through empathy and compassion, she strives to meet the needs of individuals to overcome depression, anxiety, stress management, career-related issues, life transitions, behavior management, relationship conflicts, and overall mental health matters.
Her Christian faith is the foundation to her therapeutic approach and her belief that addressing the whole person is needed to facilitate lasting change. She utilizes a holistic approach geared towards healing and transforming the mind, body and spirit, while utilizing evidenced-based psychotherapies and techniques tailored to each client’s need.
Matthew is a Clinical Psychologist and earned his PhD in Psychology from North Central University. He is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.
With over 15 years of experience in psychotherapy, he provides counseling for teens, adults, and families, in academic, as well as comfortable private settings.
He specializes in adolescent issues, substance abuse, stress related disorders, and life transitions. His approach is eclectic, with a combination of client centered and cognitive-behavioral philosophy. He believes that the most important predictor of potential success in therapy is the initial connection and development of client-therapist relationship.
Dr. Jousette R. Anaya
Was presented with the excellence in Service Award by The State of PA she is an executive coach, specializing in leadership development In 2004, she founded The Mentoring Clinic of Philadelphia, a leadership-development She has coached hundreds of leaders from a range of companies. She has led leadership development workshops for more than 100 organizations including major international conference. Jousette holds a summa cum laude PhD in psychology and an MS in Business. She is a Professional Certified Coach a member of the International Consortium for Christian Coaching in Organizations. She has also received training in Dialogue, Negotiation, Integrating Neurobiology and Relational-Cultural Theory, Organizational Development, and Spiritual Psychology.
Jousette’s integrated leadership model encompasses five core areas of development: authenticity, vision and strategic thinking, emotional intelligence, assertive communication, and the ability to build relationships. Her strategies for becoming an integrated leader include: building skills in the three domains of leadership — self, others and work; using brain-based techniques to enhance leadership abilities; and integrating masculine and feminine leadership styles.
Jousette has worked in the non-profit sector for over 20 years and has pioneer food and clothing programs in the Philippians and the USA when she pastor Emmanuel Christian Fellowship Church. Inc