Jenny Azam

LCSW, Therapist (spectrum/trauma)

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Jenny Azam

LCSW, Therapist (spectrum/trauma)

My approach is collaborative, integrative, and grounded in a belief that each of us possess our own internal wisdom and innate capacity to heal. I began my career in psycho-oncology, supporting clients and their loved ones in exploring the relational impact and psychic suffering that accompanies illness, grief and bereavement.

My therapeutic vision draws from training in cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness, trauma-informed care, sensorimotor psychotherapy, EMDR, neurodiverse couples therapy, and internal family systems work. I bring a holistic perspective to identifying and transforming the conflicts of mind-body-spirit that impede our fullest expression of self and ability to build meaningful connection. Our relationship offers a secure, nurturing, and non-shaming space to explore and rework maladaptive patterns and behaviors while operationalizing your inherent strengths. 

I completed my MSW at Columbia University, as well as a post-graduate certification in Palliative and End-of-Life Care from Smith College. I offer psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples and families, and have a special interest in working with those diagnosed with ASD/Asperger Syndrome in adulthood. 

Autism & Aspergers
“The impulse to heal is real and powerful and lies within the client. Our job is to evoke that healing power… and support it in its expression and development. We are not the healers. We are the context in which healing is inspired.”
- Ron Kurtz

Trauma

“Trauma is not what happens to us, but what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness...Trauma is about loss of connection—to ourselves, our bodies, our families, to others, and to the world around us. This disconnection is often hard to recognize because it doesn't happen all at once but rather over time.”
- Peter Levine