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.