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Counselor / Therapist in Princeton Junction, NJ

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Briana Forrester, LAC

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Licensed Associate Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Portrait Health Centers are multi-specialty clinics that employ the most cutting-edge and proven assessment protocols and treatment options available, believing that an Effective Treatment Depends On An Accurate Diagnosis. Individuals should not have to “play doctor” by researching available treatments and then self-selecting which of these treatments has been scientifically validated and would be most appropriate for themselves or their family. At Portrait Health Centers, we provide a comprehensive and multi-specialty assessment to determine the underlying causes of your symptoms and incorporate an appropriate treatment plan.
Bio
Specialties: Adults, Teens, Children, ADHD, Anxiety, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Eating Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Life Coaching, Marital and Premarital, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Mood disorders, LGTB and Sexual Development Issues

An ideal therapeutic relationship is one showing unconditional positive regard for the patient, as well as a strong client/counselor rapport from the beginning. As a practicing therapist, Briana’s objective is to provide a welcoming, comfortable environment for her clients, as well as show empathy throughout the process. Therapy is all about confronting and processing individual struggles, whether dealing with bouts of depression and anxiety or continuing stress and trauma. Seeking therapeutic services will help with personal understanding, acceptance, and reaching attainable goals.

Briana graduated with her B.A. in Psychology from The College of New Jersey, and later attained her M.A. at Adler School of Professional Psychology. At Adler, Briana earned her Master’s in Counseling Psychology and specialized in Rehabilitation Counseling. Briana is a trained and certified Rehabilitation Counselor which focuses primarily on individuals that have physical or psychological disabilities and are trying to attain independence.

​Throughout Briana’s clinical experiences, she has worked in both individual and group counseling sessions with youth and adults. Briana likes to use an integrative approach to therapy, however, her primary theoretical orientation is a Cognitive Behavioral approach. Briana strongly believes this orientation can be very helpful when trying to focus and identify certain treatment processes and attainable goals. Briana has worked with a variety of ages and continues to gather knowledge on various topics in order to work with all groups of individuals.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Learning Disabilities
 Adolescents  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adoption  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Marriage Counseling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pet Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Problem Gambling
 Depression  Psychoanalysis
 Divorce  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Domestic Violence  Psychopharmacology
 Eating Disorders  Relationship Issues
 Educational Therapy  Religious Counseling
 EMDR Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Family Conflict  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Stress Management
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling
Certifications
 Licensed Mental Health Counselor (State)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
Hours:8am-8pm
License:37AC00277300
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Location
231 Clarksville Rd. Suite 4A
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