Nadina is a Licensed Associate Counselor in the state of New Jersey. She received her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, as well as her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, both from Felician University. Nadina is currently in her 4th year of her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology program. She is expected to obtain her Psy.D. in 2023.
Nadina provides individual, couples, and family therapy to teenagers, youg adults, adults, and older adults diagnosed with a variety of clinical conditions including anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse and mood disorders. She also has experience working with domestic violence survivors. In addition, Nadina has treated clients referred for treatment by the justice system, including drug court, parole, probation, and DCPP. She has provided counseling services in inpatient, outpatient, and college settings.
Nadina uses an integrated approach utilizing evidence based theories which include interventions such as CBT, DBT, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Nadina’s therapeutic style encompasses honesty, compassion, warmth, understanding, and a non-judgmental outlook. She finds building a therapeutic alliance essential to effective treatment and assisting patients in meeting their goals.
Aside from counseling, Nadina has experience teaching at the college level. She has taught Lifespan Development and Aging of the Older Adult as a Professor at Felician University.