Kaitlyn Valente, LCSW
Kaitlyn Valente, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#44SC05615500.) She earned her Masters of Social Work Degree from Rutgers University. Additionally, she has a Post-Master’s Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice from NYU. Kaitlyn Valente has over 10 years of clinical experience working with teenagers and adults providing therapeutic services at both the individual and group level of care. Additionally, she has experience providing crisis intervention services in an emergency setting.
Kaitlyn Valente has extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and specializes in helping individuals change their thoughts and behaviors to treat anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and depression. Kaitlyn Valente has a client-centered perspective and caters her therapeutic approaches to best meet her client’s individual needs. Furthermore, Kaitlyn Valente has experience utilizing multiple treatment models such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Kaitlyn Valente believes that therapy is a collaborative journey and works with her clients to learn ways to cope in order to manage difficult emotions more effectively. She has an exceptional ability to form connections with clients even at their most difficult moments. She helps her clients identify problematic patterns of thinking and the skills needed to move towards living a life that is more balanced and fulfilling. Kaitlyn Valente specializes in providing individual psychotherapy to teenagers, young adults, and adults who struggle with; anxiety, depression, family conflict, and challenging life transitions.