Renee’s Bio

MEMBERSHIPS

National Association of Social Workers
Academy of Certified Social Workers
New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker                                                                                                                                                                                                                            New Jersey Society of Clinical Social Workers                                                                                                                                                                                                          International Coach Federation

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

Graduate New York University –Graduate School of Social Work
Board Certified Coach
Trained Life Coach – The Institute for Life Coach Training

Certified Mediator
New Jersey Court Appointed Parent Coordinator
Certified NJ School Social Worker
Level I and II EMDR Practitioner

Level I and II EFT Practitioner

Graduate Heart Centered HypnotherapyCompleted Training at The Institute For Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of NJCompleted Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training with Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD& Saki Santorelli, EdD

Completed Age Regression Hypnotherapy Training with Dr. Brian Weiss

Certified HealthRhythms Drum Facilitator
Completed Drum Circle Facilitator Training with Arthur Hull

WORK EXPERIENCE

Over 25 Years in Private Practice in New Jersey
Columbia University – 14 Years Adjunct Professor/Lecturer at the Graduate School of Social Work
Workplace Wellbeing Program – Oasis
Clinical Consultant/Pain Management-Physiatrists Group Practice – Northern NJ
Acting Director of Social Work Services – Englewood Hospital
Director of Social Work Services/Clinical Supervision – Ramapo Ridge Hospital
Drum Circle Facilitator- Valley Hospital, Pascack Valley Hospital and Gilda’s Club

MEDIA
Guest Spots on Several Local Radio Programs

Featured Article, Bergen Record- “Cancer Survivors Discover the Healing Power of the Drum” – 2004

New Jersey Rehab Magazine- “Managing Chronic Pain: The Perspective of the Psychotherapist” – 1995

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