Jennifer Pitman, LCSW

Jennifer Pitman

Jennifer Pitman, LCSW
New Jersey

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the field of mental health since 2008. I have served clients across the lifespan, from age 2 through older adults, with a wide variety of issues including ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma histories and marriage and family relational issues. I work with all communities including the LGBTQIA+ community and have served clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. 

After earning my Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College in 2008, I spent time in both medical and psychiatric clinics at Bellevue Hospital, working with children of all ages and their families, and specializing in work with adolescents. I have additional training in Child Parent Psychotherapy helping children under 6 who have experienced trauma and loss. This training also allows me to assist parents and parents-to-be in working through their own anxiety, trauma, and attachment histories to be the best parents they can be. This assistance can be offered while trying to conceive, during pregnancy or during parenthood. I received some additional training in Family Therapy where I supported couples and families in improving their relationships. I also worked for 5 years in a local middle school/high school setting where I provided individual, group, and family therapy to teenagers whose emotional struggles were impacting their ability to function in school. Here I supported children and their families through emotional dysregulation, peer and family relationship issues, issues of self-esteem and transitions. 

As a therapist, I take a holistic approach when working with clients and tailor therapy to meet each individual’s needs. I have utilized a variety of styles including psychodynamic, play therapy, cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and attachment-based interventions. It is my belief that the therapeutic relationship can be a powerful resource for change and it is my duty to create an environment where my clients feel safe to self-reflect and feel supported through their transformation.