Yvonne earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Kean University. Yvonne also completed her Certificate in Sand Play Therapy, which includes Advanced Training in Male and Female Archetypes. In addition to her work with Integrated Adolescence at Integrated Care Concepts and Consultation, Yvonne has worked with survivors of domestic violence in a transitional residence with their families.
Yvonne has experience presenting guided imagery, holistic health and wellness education workshops, and cooking classes to communities, corporations, groups, and individuals of all ages.
Yvonne often refers to her theory of “LYF” – Love Yourself First. She believes in radical self-acceptance, self-care, and compassion as a pathway to change. She is a strengths-based, and trauma-informed therapist who is passionate about helping clients go within to identify and access the strengths and solutions to their challenges and to recognize and work through any barriers that may be impacting their mental health and wellness.