Dr. Thai Alonso, PhD

(she/her)
Preferred Name: Thai

About Me

Dr. Thai Alonso is a licensed clinical psychologist with 15 years of experience providing psychological evaluation and trauma-informed psychotherapy. She specializes in supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and trauma to help them find relief and improve their relationships. Dr. Alonso's therapeutic approach is deeply collaborative, emphasizing your comfort and fostering a sense of agency throughout the treatment process. She values setting a pace that feels manageable for you, ensuring a secure and supportive environment. Her warm and empathetic style and openness to feedback help you feel heard and empowered in your healing journey. Dr. Alonso completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Rutgers University and John Jay College through the City University of New York (CUNY), respectively. She completed her pre-doctoral internship through the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, NY. She is trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy and EMDR. Dr. Alonso has consulted for multiple State agencies and has routinely served as an expert witness in the New Jersey Superior Court.

Education & Experience

PhD in Clinical Psychology, MPhil in Psychology, BA in Biology

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Somerset Hunterdon Warren Psychological Association Secretary (SHWPA)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Families

Language

  • Spanish

Insurance

  • Does Not Accept Insurance