Jane  Mizrahi

Jane Mizrahi

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Not accepting new clients in Providence practice (updated May 02, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Group therapy
  • Existential challenges / crises
  • Trauma processing
  • Loss & grief
  • Spirituality / spiritual crisis
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Women's issues
  • Incorporating the body in the healing process

Professional statement

Jane Mizrahi is a licensed social worker and founder of GroupsWorks, offering individual and group therapy sessions in Providence, RI. Jane works with teenagers, young adults and college students, adults, and families, and she enjoys bearing witness to her clients' success as they walk their healing journey. Jane has expertise in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, and depression. She invites her clients to engage in ongoing self-evaluation tools in order to keep therapy moving forward.

Jane uses a holistic approach, drawing from cognitive behavioral therapy, existentialism, mindfulness, and body-based psychotherapies.

Jane earned her Masters in Social Work from Rhode Island College in 2011 and previously served as the Clinical Director of Residential Services at Child & Family Services. Jane found her passion for helping others heal after experiencing great loss in her own life and has since dedicated herself to supporting clients as they heal. Her approach is flexible and dynamic in order to best meet the needs of her clients, and she often encourages clients to incorporate creative and body-based activities into their healing process. Jane is also training in somatic psychotherapies in order to further support clients who are holding trauma in the body. She emphasizes the power of hope, presence, self-compassion, and the mind-body connection.


Message to clients

People come into therapy when they are ill at ease, when they're not feeling happy or hopeful. My goal is to help you ground in the present moment and experience self-compassion throughout your mind and body. I want you to let go of whatever guilt and shame may be living with and move forward with a new story line, filled with strength, freedom, and happiness.


Specialties

Group therapy - Healing, processing, and skill-building in a supportive small group environment; find out more about Jane's group therapy sessions on our Group Therapy page

Existential challenges / crises - Questioning purpose, spirituality, existence; finding one’s path and voice, especially when it differs from society's expectations

Trauma processing - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

Loss & grief - Processing the loss of a loved one, any form of grief; processing the emotional aspects of personal illness or the illness of a loved one

Spirituality / spiritual crisis - Utilizing spirituality as a tool in healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care

Stress management - Coping with stress of life and change, expectations of self and other

Women's issues - Finding one's voice as a woman; forgiving oneself, letting go of shame of not having spoken up; making time for yourself and healing your energy

Incorporating the body in the healing process - Using body-focused techniques to improve the healing process


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $80 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $35

Therapist's note

Groups are $35/group or $120 for 4 sessions


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Providence practice

180 Gano Street

Providence, RI 02906

Hours
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Work and Education

Fuller Hospital, Clinical Supervisor, 2017 - Present

GroupsWorks, Individual Psychotherapist & Group Facilitator, 2016 - Present

Child & Family Services, Clinical Director of Residential Services, 2012 - 2016

Stevens Treatment Programs, Clinician, 2011 - 2012

Rhode Island College, MA, Social Work, 2011

Boston University, BA, Psychology, 1981


Languages

  • English

Therapy Groups

Jane  Mizrahi
Adolescent Girls Group - GIRLS RISING

This 4-week group focuses on empowering young girls who may be struggling with self-esteem, peer, or family-based issues.

Jane  Mizrahi
Monthly Therapist Peer Support Group

This monthly group for therapists offers a supportive environment to review difficult cases, explore ethical concerns, and share other experiences in working as a private practitioner.

Jane  Mizrahi
Yoga Therapy Group for Women

A weekly group for women provides opportunity for members to explore their struggles and strengths through a combination group process and chair-based Kundalini yoga and meditation.


Professional endorsements

Samantha Ewart, LICSW

Jane is committed to providing a safe space where clients can grow and learn in their day to day lives. She is a caring, smart, and empathetic therapist who employs evidenced based approaches during treatment. Check out GroupsWorks!

Sue Bruce, LICSW

Jane is a one of a kind therapist. Her clinical skills in working with adolescents is exemplary. She is grounded, insightful and passionate in her work. Jane is a very skilled therapist. I have seen her have impact with people with severe trauma; she’s incredible.


Client testimonials

Female client

Jane, as a facilitator, brought a joyful spirit to every group that I have been privileged to be involved in with her. I, along with many of my peers in a short-term psychiatric facility, always looked forward to the days when we knew Jane would be on staff. The groups she facilitated were so varied and based on the needs of the clients at any given time. Some groups Jane facilitated were dynamic and empowering while others were soothing and restful. Jane has a natural talent for seeing the needs of individuals and groups and being able to adapt to those needs quickly. She is a perfect combination of enthusiasm and gentleness. When I learned that Jane would be offering group programs in a private practice I signed up immediately. I knew that her passion for individuals’ personal healing and journeys would be of great benefit to me as I continue in my recovery.


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