About Erika Hurtado

About Erika Hurtado

Erika received her master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Montclair State University. Her treatment approach is informed by a wide range of treatment modalities including but not limited to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Erika utilizes a client centered approach aimed at individualizing the needs of each client and/or family.

Erika incorporates a mindfulness-based practice allowing clients to access resources within themselves. This approach assists her clients to understand their emotions with increased clarity helping to create a healthy and stable environment for themselves and their loved ones. Erika’s experience focuses on a wide range of services for children, adolescents, and adults. Her work includes individual, family, group, and couple’s therapy.

She has worked in a variety of placement settings including, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization. She is a bilingual therapist, treating in both the English and Spanish languages. Erika is committed to creating a safe and authentic
environment where both the client and their families can feel empowered while embarking on their healing journey.