Toni Genovese is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years in the field of social work. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults and elders doing individual, family and group therapy. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient care and has also worked with individuals with co-occurring disorders, mental illness and addiction. She has also taught college psychology and has worked in the field of sexual assault prevention and support for the military. Toni is committed to the mental health and overall well-being of her clients.
Toni uses a holistic approach and blends elements from different modalities in order to tailor treatment to clients’ individual needs. Some of her psychological approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Play Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. Depending on the presenting problems, she may consult with parents to improve their children’s behavior, work with couples to improve their communication, help individuals struggling with emotional or behavioral difficulties, conduct family therapy to assist families dealing with transition, or support elders dealing with life changes and loss. She believes we each have an amazing inner strength to draw from that can be used to get us through the toughest of times.
Toni has a Master of Psychology from City University of New York and a Master of Social Work from New York University.
- Shoreline Behavioral Health
- 2nd Floor Youth Helpline
- Brookdale Community College
- Elder Life Management
- US Navy