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Michelle Jurgens Brooks

Michelle Jurgens Brooks, MA, LPC  is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is deeply drawn to helping children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. She has over 20 years of experience across many levels of care including Inpatient Hospital, Partial Hospital, Intensive Outpatient, and Traditional Outpatient settings. Michelle is dedicated to providing a safe space to grow and heal through evidence-based approaches and she values each person’s unique journey of self-discovery. Michelle prioritizes a connected and non-judgmental environment above all other aspects of the therapeutic relationship.
Michelle received her BA in psychology from Widener University and earned her MA in Counseling from The College of New Jersey. She has specialized training in Child-Centered Play Therapy, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Sand Tray Therapy, Neurofeedback, and EMDR.
Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, her “rebel girl” preschooler, and their Boston Terrier, Walter. She looks forward to family gatherings and staying connected to lifelong friends.

“We are always in a perpetual state of being created and creating ourselves.”-Dan Siegel

Expertise:

  • Adults, Young Adults, Teens, and Children
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Family Relationships
  • Parent Coaching
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Neurofeedback
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)

NJ License 37PC00384200

Fee: $145 for a 45 – 50 minute session ($175 for the initial appointment)