Jennifer Maddox-Byrd, Therapist in New York — Zencare
Jennifer  Maddox-Byrd
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Jennifer Maddox-Byrd


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York Accepting Online
Updated November 2, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol use disorder & addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Women's issues

Professional statement

Jennifer Maddox-Byrd is a licensed clinical social worker practicing in NY, NY. She received her education and training at CUNY-Hunter College where she specialized in clinical work with families and individuals. She is a highly skilled mental health professional who has demonstrated success in providing exceptional care and implementation of effective evidenced based practices for patients with varying mental disorders. She possesses excellent diagnostic skills and therapeutic applications and has demonstrated a record of success working with diverse populations in one-on-one and group settings. She specializes in substance abuse, anxiety, depression, narcissistic abuse, race and identify issues, career and romantic related stress and female empowerment. Currently, Jennifer Nelson is providing Telehealth therapy to a diverse range of clientele. She identifies as eclectic, tailoring clinical needs to that of her patients using the following modalities: Person-centered therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Psychodynamic techniques.

Message to clients

Choosing the right therapist for you is essential to the success of your healing. The process of working with a therapist to change behaviors and thought patterns requires the utmost trust in your practitioner, and I'm confident that I will earn yours! We'll work together to identify your personal goals and determine the best way to achieve them. My intention is to guide you to a deeper understanding of yourself and to the discovery of effective coping skills.

My style is empathetic and person centered. My theoretical approach is eclectic and integrative to the needs of my patients, often utilizing: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Based Practice. The therapeutic services offered are committed to providing a safe, supportive, and culturally sensitive mental health therapy experience.


Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Jennifer Maddox-Byrd is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (45min)
  • Initial session: $175 (60min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week


Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 1pm
  • Tue 11am, 2pm
  • Wed 2pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Beacon Health Options, Care manager , 2017 - 2019
Services For the Underserved, Psychotherapist , 2014 - 2017
Argus Community, Clinical Supervisor , 2013 - 2014
International Center For the Disabled, Care manager, 2009 - 2013
Palladia, Vocational Counselor, 2006 - 2008

Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College , Masters in Social Work , 2014
Hunter College , Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling, 2008


New York: 087515-1

Florida: TPSW1752