Jennifer Jamgochian, LMSW, received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fordham University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Touro College. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and comprehensively trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
Prior to joining Hartstein Psychological Services, Jen supervised a team of therapists at the New York Foundling’s “Close to Home” program, one of the agency’s juvenile justice initiatives. While there, she developed and administered an evidence based therapeutic program for adjudicated youth focused on rehabilitation through strengthening of the existing family unit. This included individual and family therapy as well as community-based skills training aimed at developing prosocial habits. She also worked at the New York Foundling’s Article 31 mental health clinic, where she provided trauma treatment to children, adolescents, and adults.
Over her career, Jen has developed practical experience addressing anxiety and depression; personality disorders; disruptive, impulse control and conduct disorders; adjustments and life transitions; academic and learning difficulties; trauma- and stressor-related disorders; interpersonal issues; parenting and co-parenting issues; and executive functioning/ performance issues.
Jen has a special interest in working with individuals who would like to improve self-management and organizational abilities. She is a highly trained executive functioning coach and helps individuals that have complicated learning profiles excel in their academic and personal lives. In addition, Jen has specialized experience working with young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, providing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Jen believes in the importance of a warm, collaborative, and trusting relationship with her clients, in which she emphasizes their individual strength and resilience. She incorporates her social work background by teaching strategies and skills in a safe and positive environment. Adept at multiple approaches, Jen customizes treatment plans to best support her clients and promote their personal growth.