Mrs. Jennifer DeCapria Close, LCSW-R

(She/Her/Hers)
Preferred Name: Jennifer

Online Therapy

About Me

Director of EAP Services/Therapist Jennifer is a LCSW-R licensed to provide psychotherapy in New York State. Jennifer began her career working in higher education before transitioning into private practice. She has experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, stress and stress management, relationship concerns, life transition issues, and communication challenges. Jennifer is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, the Collaboration Change Model, Solution-Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and strength-based approaches. She works with adolescents, young adults, and adults. Her clinical interest is in working with young adults ages 18-25 living with trauma and life transitions. Jennifer lives in the country with her husband and two German Shepherds, Millie and Waylon. She enjoys animals, the outdoors, gardening, cooking/baking, reading, teaching, and technology.

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work, earned 2005 Bachelors in Psychology, minor in Sociology, earned 1999 Associates in Liberal Arts: Social Sciences, earned 1997 18 years in higher education as an administrator, counselor, and adjunct professor. 4 years private practice

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealth
  • WellPoint

UBH, Optum, Fidelis, MVP