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Therapy is not a “one size fits all” and we understand that everyone is unique. Please contact 855-436-7792 for further questions or follow the prompts below to invest in your life’s wellness.

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Couples Counseling

Stephanie Santos-Tuano is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the State of New Jersey as well as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Psychiatric Rehabilitation from Kean University. She obtained her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Rutgers University.  She has seven years of experience working in the field of mental health in various settings including providing outreach, early intervention, partial care, and outpatient services. Stephanie holds four years of counseling experiencing working with children, adolescents, adults, groups, families, and persons living with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), or substance use disorders. As a counselor, she utilizes an integrative therapeutic approach, blending techniques from complementary counseling theories, to provide an individualized counseling experience tailored to each person’s unique needs and goals.

Alessandra Ducasse is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from Rutgers University. Alessandra has worked with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar disorder, and substance abuse. Alessandra utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to aid her clients in working towards achieving their treatment goals.

Within her role as a mental health professional, Alessandra focuses on the needs of the client and creates a therapeutic environment built on a foundation of acceptance and understanding.

Lynne Stoll is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Lynne earned her Master of Arts in Psychology at Georgian Court University. She specializes in counseling children and families for the past 16 years. Lynne has been dedicated to working with clients who have dealt with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, difficulties in relationships, self-esteem issues, anger issues, grief and loss issues, trauma, and addictions. Lynne believes in allowing the clients’ needs to dictate which therapeutic intervention is utilized. Lynne has provided skill building, cognitive therapeutic interventions, psycho-dynamic therapy, and behavioral therapy. Lynne also provides a safe environment for clients to be able to work on underlying issues and to find a way to work towards their goals.

Lindsay Scholz is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of New Jersey. She additionally holds national credentials within her field including Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) as well as nationally Board-Certified TeleMental Health (BC-TMH) practitioner. Ms. Scholz obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015 from Monmouth University and has worked in the field of mental health since 2010. Additionally, she is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. Ms. Scholz has extensive experience working with children 12-years and up as well as with adults, couples, and families in a wide variety of settings including via TeleHealth. Ms. Scholz has been with GenPsych since 2018.

Jessica Plonchak is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Jessica earned her Master of Social Work Degree from New York University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Additionally, she is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in residential, partial hospitalization, IOP, outpatient and correctional facility settings. Jessica has worked in the field of mental health since 2007 providing individual, family and group therapy. She utilizes motivational interviewing and evidenced based treatment modalities including CBT and DBT. She is compassionate and dedicated to individuals with a variety of mental and emotional disorders as well as those affected by chemical addiction.

Paulina Olech is licensed by the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Paulina is also a National Certified Counselor. Paulina earned her Master of Science degree at Monmouth University. Paulina has 10 years of experience providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and the geriatric population. Paulina provides a non-judgmental, safe, supportive, compassionate and professional environment for clients to share their feelings, concerns and frustrations. Paulina helps clients identify strategies that improve coping options and facilitate skill building that lead to creation of real and lasting changes. Paulina has expertise providing services to individuals struggling with mood disorders, depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship problems, trauma, grief, life transition issues, and adjustment issues. Paulina helps clients improve communication and constructively resolve conflicts.

Dr. Adisa Alghali is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a recognized Nationally Certified Counselor.  Dr. Alghali earned her Doctorate in Education at Argosy University, her Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Pace University. She holds 12 years of experience in the field. Dr. Alghali is a Counseling Psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapy.  By engaging in a warm therapeutic relationship, she helps her clients to better understand their life situations, develop their unique strengths, and move towards living a more emotionally fulfilling and satisfying life. She offers short-term, focused treatment and more long-term insight-oriented psychotherapy. Dr. Alghali works collaboratively with clients of all ages to help them feel understood, supported and appreciated throughout the therapeutic process.

Sarah Nitka is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sarah completed her undergraduate degree from Drew University and graduate degree from Monmouth University. Sarah specializes in treating children and adolescents. Sarah possesses experience in substance use related disorders such as withdrawal management.

Sarah carries to GenPsych her previous experience treating adolescent, substance abuse and developmentally disabled populations.