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Teri Pickens, LSW

is a Licensed Social Worker who received a Masters degree in Social Work from Hunter College in New York with an emphasis on Family Systems Therapy, as well as, an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from the American Fellowship Church in San Diego, CA. She has been trained in the TF-CBT and MB-CBT- protocol, and is a NJ trained “Nurturing Parenting Facilitator”, able to administer a trauma-based inventory in order to help process past or current traumas, ADD/ADHD, and a Forensic Evaluator in child-custody cases.

Teri has worked with multiple populations including children in a school setting and family sessions in the home to address parenting concerns. She has over 10-years of experience dealing with special needs and is open to providing support for individuals needing help with:




Anger Management Issues


Bipolar Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Chronic Illness


Developmental Disorders

Life Transitions

Marital and Premarital Issues




Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Parenting Skills

Parent/Child Reunification




Stress and Anxiety

Suicidal Ideation

Trauma and PTSD


 Teri utilizes several types of therapeutic interventions including:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Applied Behavior Analysis and Coaching


Christian Counseling

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Compassion Focused

Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Emotionally Focused

Family Systems Therapy

Geriatric Counseling

Nurtured Heart Approach

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

Play Therapy



Trauma Focused Care

Teri will work to guide you down your path to a more balanced and stable life as you strive for sound mental health for both yourself and your loved ones. 

    This therapist only provides virtual counseling at this time.

To schedule an appointment with Teri Click Here and complete our request an appointment form.



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