Magdalena (she/her) is a Licensed Associate Counselor and a National Certified Counselor at Joy Mental Fitness, which has locations in Jersey City, New Jersey, and Boston, Massachusetts. Magdalena also provides telehealth services to patients throughout New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
Magdalena uses an eclectic therapeutic approach as she believes that every client and their situation(s) are unique. She uses the most effective therapy method to meet the needs of each individual client, including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and others.
Magdalena has experience in assisting adults with various mental health concerns, in particular, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and trauma.
Magdalena utilizes her passion for counseling and mental wellness, combined with her education and experience, to promote mental health and emotional well-being.
Magdalena received both her M.A. degree in Counseling and a B.A. degree in Psychology, with a minor in Latino and Latin American Studies at Montclair State University. She has also been trained and certified as a Trauma Professional, and Crisis Text Line Counselor; Youth Mental Health First Aid. For patient convenience, she is fluent in English and Spanish.