Jennifer Cota is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Brooklyn, NY who specializes in anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions, and trauma, including a history of sexual trauma and/or childhood abuse. She has experience working with adults across the lifespan, including college students.
Jennifer utilizes a number of different treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness practices, and Psychodynamic Therapy. Jennifer lets her clients lead the sessions and develops a treatment plan that takes into account their needs and goals. She also educates her clients on why they are feeling the way they do and helps reduce the shame and guilt associated with it.
Jennifer offers a safe, nonjudgmental space where clients can share as much or as little as they are comfortable with. She is there to listen and support her clients on their journey towards healing. Outside of private practice, Jennifer works at The Bridge Community Clinic. Her office is located just steps from the Borough Hall subway station in Brooklyn Heights.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Mood disorders - Depression, dysthymia (mild depression), bipolar disorder, hormone-related mood issues, i.e. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and postpartum depression, adjustment disorder with depression
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Jennifer Cota is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
Jennifer can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
The Bridge Community Clinic, 2015 - Present
Montefiore Outpatient Substance Use Clinic, 2014 - 2015
Mt. Sinai Day Treatment Program, Intern, 2013 - 2014
Hunter College, MSEd, 2014
Villanova University, BA, 2006
"Jennifer was very clear and understanding of my situation and in what I was looking for in a therapist. She explained her schedule and what the initial session would be like. It was very pleasant hearing from her, and I look forward in seeing if we’re a good match!"- Zencare client • December 2019