Veronica is a Master’s level graduate student in The Masters of Arts in Counseling program at Stockton University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health and a minor in Holocaust & Genocide studies. Following her graduate studies, she plans on continuing carrying out her dream of becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) working in the mental health field.
During and following her time as an undergraduate, she obtained a variety of diverse experience in the field. She volunteered as a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line for numerous years. She also acquired experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia in a group home setting. She most recently is gaining experience working in public elementary schools assisting students in accordance to IEPS and 504 plans.
She provides a Person-Centered approach with understanding that people are the experts of their own lives. She aligns with this humanistic approach and utilizes mindfulness-based counseling, motivational interviewing, and active listening. She views counseling as a team effort between client and counselor that helps clients to achieve their treatment goals. Veronica is comfortable seeing clients of any age and a wide variety of client issues with special interest in anxiety, depression, stress management, and family/romantic relationship distress.