Providing counseling services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Specializing in Trauma-informed and Attachment therapies including: Play Therapy, Sand Play Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). We work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral concerns and offer a highly personalized approach focused on each client's individual needs. We believe it is important to provide a safe, supportive and compassionate environment in which an individual can be guided toward their self-healing potential.
Dawn Wilcox, LCSW
Dawn Wilcox, MSW, LCSW specializes in working with children, teens and families, specifically in the areas of trauma and attachment. She began her career as a School Social Worker for 7 years before beginning her private practice in 2007. Ms. Wilcox is approved New Jersey Clinical Supervisor, a EMDRIA Certified EMDR therapist and an EMDRIA approved EMDR Consultant in training. She is trained in Sand Play Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska’s Integrative Attachment Protocol for the treatment of attachment trauma in children. In addition, she has completed the Traumatic Stress Studies Certificate Program through the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute located in Boston. Her professional affiliations include the National Association of Social Workers, the Association of Play Therapy, the Sandplay Therapist of America and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA).
Ellen Guerrero, MS, LAC
Ellen Guerrero began her journey into counseling career during adolescence. She was fascinated with how the mind worked and studied psychology during her undergraduate years. Briefly, she explored other career options (including cake design!) but none held the wonder of the human mind, spirit, and body. Ms. Guerrero returned to school and graduated from Monmouth University with a Master's of Science in mental health counseling, specializing in substance abuse. Currently, she is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of New Jersey. Ms. Guerrero has experience working with a diverse background of individuals including children, teens and adults. Additionally, she has furthered her education in areas including mental health, Sand Play Therapy, Ego State Therapy, Attachment Trauma, Yoga in Children and Teens, Mindfulness, and dream interpretation.
In her spare time, Ms. Guerrero practices yoga, cooking, painting, and other wellness activities. She looks forward to helping others on their path to wellness.