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Counselor / Therapist in Jersey City, NJ

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Deborah Antinori, MA, RDT, FT

Deborah Antinori, MA, RDT, FT photo
Compassionate Assistance for Grief, Depression
and Life's Challenges
The Davison Counseling Center was established by Deborah Antinori in 1991. Therapist specialties are grief, anticipatory loss, personal growth and development over the lifespan, and removing blocks to creativity (artists, actors, musicians, CEO's, creative persons of all types). In 1998 the DCC added Pet Loss and Lifespan Transitions, with a specialty on companion animal loss of all types - death, euthanasia, lost pets, pet custody issues, housing restrictions, and service animal retirement and loss.

Modality utilized is Brainspotting Therapy- locate, process and release core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and other symptoms, Deborah is also certified in Pesso Boyden System Pyschomotor Therapy (mind/body, inner child work),
Bio
Deborah Antinori has been a therapist for twenty-four years in private practice. Originally an actress and Interpreter for the Deaf, she received her masters degree at NYU's Drama Therapy Department. She has completed institute trainings and received certifications in Brainspotting Therapy, Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and is a Fellow in Thanatology (Death & Dying). She is currently a trainer in training for Brainspotting Therapy.

Deborah speaks nationally on the subjects of Pet Loss, The Brain and Grief, and Anticipatory Loss. Her audiobook, Journey Through Pet Loss, won an Audie Award from the Audio Publishers Association and a Book of the Year Award from ForeWord Magazine.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Divorce  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Eating Disorders  Relationship Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Grief and Loss  Self Esteem Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Life Transitions  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Body Image Issues  Loneliness  Stress Management
 Caregiver Issues  Marriage & Family Therapy  Trauma and PTSD
 Chronic Illness  Marriage Counseling  Women's Issues
 Couples Therapy  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  Work and Career Issues
 Depression  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
Certifications
 Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (NBCCH)  Certified EMDR Therapist (EMDRIA)
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)  National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Education/Training
Boston Conservatory - BFA - Drama/Musical Theater - 1974
Union College - Interpreter for the Deaf Certificate - 1984
New York University - MA - Drama Therapy - 1993
Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor Therapy - 1998
Certified Hypnotherapist 1999
EMDR 1999
Brainspotting Therapy- Certified in 2005, Currently Trainer in Training
Memberships
American Counseling Association
National Association for Drama Therapy
Payments Accepted
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Hours:M-F 9am-8pm
License:37PC00119800 - NJ
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