Jennifer Benetato is an integrative, mind-body-spirit oriented therapist in Flatiron, Manhattan. She specializes in trauma resolution and addiction recovery and also sees clients for depression, anxiety, pain management, and chronic illness. She is on the faculty of NYU's Silver School of Social Work and is a teaching assistant at The Upledger Institute for CranioSacral Therapy. Jen tends to see clients who have tried talk therapy in the past but have not reached a satisfactory resolution, and are seeking an integrative, holistic approach to healing.
Jennifer draws from evidence-based treatment approaches and is a trained practitioner in EMDR, Gestalt therapy, Reiki, CranioSacral therapy, and SomatoEmotional Release. Her craniosacral work combines talk therapy with hands-on techniques, designed to release tension in the mind and body. Furthermore, she is the founder of The AMBIKA Method™, a psycho-spiritual approach for personal transformation. In addition to being a a licensed clinical social worker, Jen is also a registered dance/movement therapist, licensed massage therapist, and certified yoga therapist.
Jennifer enjoys working with teenagers, young adults, college and graduate students, adults, and seniors. Her aim is to help clients recover from physical, emotional, and spiritual wounds by recognizing the strength of their minds and intelligence of their bodies. She is also licensed in Hawaii and offers remote video sessions for clients who live there.