is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor and the Clinical Director for Resolution Point Behavioral Health. Juan received his Bachelor's in Psychology from Montclair State University, his Master's of Social Work from Kean University and his Post Graduate Addiction Certification from Rutgers University.
Juan began his career as a case manager and counselor working with the homeless population at Elijah's Promise in New Brunswick, NJ where he learned about addictions, severe mental health conditions, case management and compassion. He went on to work with adolescents as a counselor for Kennedy High School in Paterson, NJ. He eventually moved on to work for the Early Intervention and Support Services clinic at Rutgers Behavioral Health where he worked with individuals who were discharged from the Inpatient Unit or had active suicidal, homicidal and/or self harm thoughts. Juan progressed to work at the Veterans Administration Hospital in East Orange, NJ where he worked both in the Inpatient unit and Outpatient Counseling Clinic. He eventually left the V.A. to open up his own group practice. He also worked as Part-time Lecturer at Rutgers University teaching Psychopathology and provides supervision for counselors to be able to practice on their own.
Juan works with individuals and couples who need help with anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, depression, LGBTQ+ concerns, Life Transitions, sexual issues, parent/child reunification, parenting issues, pre-marital counseling, porn and sex addiction, as well as Trauma related to physical, sexual and emotional abuse. He specializes in CBT, DBT, Family Systems, Humanistic, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, Exposure Therapy and is EMDR trained. Juan also is a Certified First Responder Counselor, working with the unique issues of Police Officers, Firefighters, EMTs/Paramedics, Nurses, Doctors and more... He also works with court-mandated anger management clients to ensure they meet all of the necessary requirements. Juan también ofrece consejeria en español.
This therapist only provides virtual counseling at this time.