Jackie Finch, LCSW
Therapy can be intimidating, even anxiety-provoking. Whether this is your first time trying it or you have met with a therapist before, there are many questions that come up. What will the room be like? Will he or she be friendly? What will I have to talk about? With all of these unknowns it is easy for anxiety to build. My job is to alleviate that anxiety for you.
This is your time, money, and emotional investment. I respect this and will work within your comfort level to help support and guide you through this process. I believe that by working together we can set achievable goals, reduce your symptoms, and even have some fun in the process.
I graduated from Fordham University with my Master’s in Social Work. I have worked in home visiting programs supporting new moms adjusting to their new role. The majority of my career I spent in a hospital and outpatient setting working alongside families who received a difficult diagnosis, experienced a trauma, or loss of a loved one. I hold a Certificate in Trauma Response and Crisis Intervention through Rutgers University that I utilize to help others understand trauma and help guide individuals through their own experiences with trauma.
Within Hamilton Behavioral, I meet with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult diagnoses, grief, life adjustments, effects of traumatic events, and various other areas of focus. I also am a strong supporter and ally of those who identify as being within the LGBTQ community.
Therapy can be one of the most important decisions in improving your quality of life. I hope to meet you soon!
We are mental health providers which specialize in a variety of conditions including Generalized Anxiety disorder, Major Depression, OCD, PTSD, Bipolar, Mood disorders, Autism, Personality disorders, Anger management, Addiction.
Alcohol use disorder or AUD is considered a brain condition that is long-term. In this condition, people find it difficult to control their drinking even if it is affecting their health, social life, and job. It includes Alcoholism simply means being fully dependent...
Prolonged grief is different from depression and usually consists of a consistent yearning for a deceased loved one. This disorder is generally common among individuals who have lost a romantic partner or a child. It generally happens after violent or sudden deaths,...
Depression consists of a cycle of highs and lows which comes with bipolar disorder. This prevents people from participating in daily activities or doing the things they want to do. It also makes you feel disoriented and not like yourself. Right treatment thus is...
Anorexia disorder or Anorexia nervosa is considered a life-threatening and serious mental condition. Anorexia disorder involves some serious challenges like being extremely scared of gaining weight, unreal body images, and emotional challenges. But this mental health...