Meet Jane Ray, LMHC
Adolescent & Child Therapist
Jane Ray is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State (LMHC) with expertise in trauma, and also in working with adolescents (middle school through college-age). Another special area of interest is addressing the unique therapeutic needs of artists and others involved in creative fields.
Jane did her undergraduate work at Bennington College, majoring in both English and Drama, and received her psychotherapy Master’s degree from Hunter College Graduate School. Shethen went on to work in community mental health at The New York Foundling, first as a school-based clinician at LaGuardia High School where she worked with students struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, substance use, school refusal and other mental health concerns. She also worked with the families of these students to help them support their children.
Jane then moved to the Foundling’s Home for Integrated Behavioral Health Clinic in East Harlem where she worked with clients with PTSD and other trauma disorders. She is certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure, and well-versed in a range of other trauma-focused interventions. She holds certifications and has expertise working with anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, substance use, school refusal, parenting and other mental health concerns of adolescents, adults, and families.
Jane holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo and is award-winning national competitor. She has created programs for students of all ages, training them in self-defense and competition. Her diverse background as a professional in both performing arts and martial arts provides her with a broad base of knowledge, skills, and empathy which she brings to her practice.
Jane’s approach to psychotherapy is rooted in active listening, allowing clients to collaborate in their treatment and experience transformation. What changes would you like to make in your life? How do you think therapy can help? Jane works with you to establish goals and a treatment plan that fits your lifestyle, philosophy, and unique needs. Whether reducing symptoms of anxiety or depression, processing trauma, or resolving issues of adjustment or identity, Jane will help you to identify your path, and provide you with respectful encouragement on your journey towards growth and healing.
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