Christopher Nackos, LCSW
Christopher Nackos, LCSW is a clinical social worker providing individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy. A graduate from the Columbia University School of Social Work, Christopher has worked throughout the spectrum of mental health treatment, providing clinical treatment to individuals in outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, and residential settings.
With this approach, he works with clients suffering from mood and anxiety disorders and who struggle to manage their relationships with friends, family, and significant others. Together, Christopher works with clients to develop a treatment plan tailored to effectively manage symptoms, achieve true emotional balance, and maintain healthy boundaries throughout their lives. Drawing from various treatment modalities including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, traditional Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and process-oriented treatment, he offers his clients a dynamic treatment experience. Christopher applies a varied approach to his work with clients.
Christopher is well versed in the twelve step model of recovery and integrates this approach effectively with individuals whose goals include obtaining and maintaining abstinence. As people struggle with emotional stress, they often turn to unhealthy ways of coping, including alcohol and substance use and abuse.
This supervision is focused on skill development, creating and maintaining effective treatment plans with clients, and processing and managing countertransference. Furthermore Christopher is certified to provide clinical supervision to Licensed Social Workers and Licensed Associate Counselors in the state of New Jersey.
Columbia University; Masters of Social Work
NJ License 44SC05475200
Certified Clinical Social Work Supervisor in New Jersey
Krystin Mutchler, LCSW
Krystin Mutchler, LCSW in a clinical social worker who graduated from Rutgers University with her Masters Degree in Social Work, specializing in Violence Against Women and Children. Krystin has extensive experience working with women’s issues, substance abuse, PTSD, anxiety, depression, BDD and BPD. She utilizes a combination of dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused therapy to assist clients with finding a balance between acceptance and change.
Body awareness and mindfulness are often incorporated in her therapeutic approach, specifically assisting in trauma work and identifying the impact experiences have made in her clients lives. Although some of experiences may have challenged you, Krystin is trained in utilizing a strengths based perspective and compassion based therapy to help the client acknowledge their capabilities, resulting in finding ways they can continue moving forward in a healthy and positive way.
Her main goal and focus is to provide a non-judgmental environment where the client can explore their feelings and experiences. Grounding techniques are often encouraged throughout the session to continue monitoring and centering the client’s body to help stay connected to the present moment.
Rutgers University; Masters of Social Work
NJ License 44SC05697600
Victoria Cranmer, LSW
Victoria Cranmer, MSW, LSW is a licensed social worker with experience providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy. She is also an Addiction Drug Counselor (ADC) intern within the State of New Jersey, and is being clinically supervised to become a Licensed Clinical Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Graduated from Rutgers University School of Social Work, Victoria has worked in many different settings of clinical mental health and substance abuse treatment in outpatient settings, inpatient facilities, and residential rehab. Victoria has extensive experience working with substance abuse, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, BPD, and bipolar disorder. She utilizes an integrative form of therapy to fit the needs of the individual client being treated, including cognitive behavioral therapy typically with a mindfulness based approach, dialectical behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing techniques.
Victoria develops a goal-oriented treatment plan with the individual client to treat the presenting symptoms and problems. The varied approach used incorporates many different ways to cope with unmanageable symptoms, providing options for people from all different walks of life. Victoria highlights client’s existing strengths to shine light on what a client already has within them, to enhance the client’s overall empowerment. Always providing a judgement free zone where clients can feel comfortable to work on their problems and ultimately light the path to a peaceful living experience.
Rutgers University; Masters of Social Work
NJ License 44SL06439900
NJ ADC - Intern Number - 2018 - 000584