Name: Jhonel Richards

Title: Next Step Clinician

Education/Degree: MSW, LCSW, CYT-200

Pronouns: She/her

Bio: Jhonel is a licensed clinical social worker in New Jersey who has experience with providing individual, family, and group therapy for children, youth, and adults. She has a special interest in working with those impacted by trauma, adversity, and cultural-race-based stress and trauma or oppression. She aims to provide a warm, supportive, and collaborative space to explore the things that are most important to her clients.
Jhonel holds the following certifications:
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) used for trauma, anxiety, and OCD
Certified in The Trauma Conscious Yoga Method for yoga therapy.
Certified 200-Hour Yoga Teacher (CYT-200)
Provides Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) informed individual and group therapy to help enhance emotion regulation and effective communication skills.
Clinical Interests: Trauma, Cultural Race-Based Stress, Trauma or Oppression, OCD, Yoga Therapy, Adjusting to Change, Grief, and Loss.