Jeanette Williams is a Systemic Psychotherapist Licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy with offices on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and in South Plainfield, NJ who specializes in anxiety, trauma, family issues, individual and couples counseling. She works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Many of the individuals she works with are navigating intergenerational trauma.
Jeanette draws from an eclectic systems framework while integrating elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Holistic Therapy, Contextual Therapy, and Narrative Therapy, which collectively promote intergenerational healing and reconciliation. She operates from a place of empowerment and change and identifies that we all inherently have the right to change, shift, and/or modify our story. Tennent’s of Contextual Therapy, her work is rooted in the belief of fairness, equality, morality, and balance. Her sessions are client-centered, ensuring that clients feel safe and comfortable before opening up about past experiences. In practice, Jeanette engages in conducting assessments to gauge where the individual, couple or family is and ultimately what they would like to shift to assess what problems are occurring before working with the client(s) to develop a treatment plan that takes into account clients’ needs and goals.
Jeanette strives to help her clients find balance in their relationships, daily interactions, and endeavors. She will work to support you as you begin the journey towards healing and empowerment.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Perfectionism - Helping clients who struggle with perfectionism
Imbalance in relationships - Helping clients who struggle with imbalances in relationships
Work/life challenges - Helping clients who struggle with work and life challenges
Grief - Helping clients through grief and loss
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Intergenerational reconciliation - Helping clients who are struggling with issues of intergenerational reconciliation
Reinvention - Helping clients who are looking to reinvent themselves and their narratives
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Deeper Changer Personal Growth and Therapy Group/Private Practice in South Plainfield, NJ, & UWS NYC, 2017 - Present
Private Practice in Morningside Heights, NY, 2017 - 2019
The Jewish Board, Staten Island, NY, 2017 - 2019
Regroup Behavioral Health, Plainfield, NJ, 2017 - 2019
The Center for Therapy and Counseling, East Brunswick, NJ, 2015 - 2017
Contextual Family Services, Flemington, NJ, 2015 - 2017
The Family Center of Montclair @ Verona, Verona NJ, 2014 - 2016
Seton Hall University, MFT, 2015
The New School, BA, 2009