Jessy (they/she/he) is a mental health fellow of Joy Mental Fitness, which has locations in Jersey City, New Jersey, and Boston, Massachusetts. Jessy also provides telehealth services to patients throughout New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York.
Jessy has extensive experience in different therapeutic methods, such as strength-based techniques, psychodynamic interventions, CBT, ACT, and somatic practices. In order to tailor the approach to the individual, Jessy integrates evidence-based modalities into their sessions based on individual needs.
Jessy endeavors to create a welcoming and collaborative therapeutic space wherein all cultures and identities are celebrated. Jessy has developed extensive expertise in providing services to individuals with varied cultural backgrounds. They demonstrate a strong commitment to helping those who are struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression trauma, relationships, acculturation, identity, ethical nonmonogamy, and topics related to sexuality.
Their competence extends to a substantial range of people, including those from the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities.
Education & Training
Jessy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Drama from New York University and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Mental Health and Wellness Counseling at New York University. Their experience working at a crisis hotline center has equipped them with the ability to effectively handle emergency situations, along with an aptitude for working with diverse populations. For patient convenience, they are fluent in English and Chinese Mandarin.