Marriage & Family Therapist in East Brunswick, NJ
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Kate Thomas, LAMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Portrait Health Centers
465 Cranbury Rd.   
Suite 203   
East BrunswickNJ 08816
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Practice Information
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.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / Therapy
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 EMDR Therapy
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Learning Disabilities
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pet Therapy
 Play Therapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Premarital Counseling
 Problem Gambling
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Relationship Issues
 Religious Counseling
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
 Licensed Mental Health Counselor (State)
License Info
Specialties: Including but not limited to Academic Underachievement, Family Conflict, Relationship Issues, Anxiety, Child or Adolescent, Parenting, Marital and Premarital, Divorce, Self-Esteem, Depression, Learning Disabilities, Peer Relationships, Self-Esteem, Self-Harming, School Issues, Suicidal Ideation, Eating Disorders, Anger Management, Stress, ADHD, Coping Skills, Behavioral Issues, Sports Performance, OCD, Trauma, Grief, Impulsivity, Codependency, Addiction, Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Oppositional Defiant Disorder

I earned my Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seton Hall University and my Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Villanova University. I have experience working at both in-home and outpatient agencies with individuals, couples and families of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds.

I believe that the client knows best; as such I follow a client-centered approach to therapy. With my guidance, we develop goals and treatment plans together. My primary objective is to provide clients with a respectful and safe environment that helps them assess, learn and improve their quality of life. Although each client’s treatment process is different, I believe that relationships and personal environments are key factors in understanding a client’s wellbeing. Accordingly, my approach to treatment is heavily influenced by Family Systems Therapy. I also utilize aspects from Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based approaches. When dealing with children and young adolescents, I use a tactile approach that includes Art and Play Therapy.

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family (including my two rescue animals), reading, traveling, trying new restaurants and watching new shows on Netflix.
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