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KEVIN C. GERETY, LSW

Licensed Social Worker 44SL06503200

Specializations and Expertise:

  • Child and adolescent therapy; adult (individual) therapyfamily therapy

  • Substance use disorders; depression; anxiety; grief and loss; self-esteem, obsessive compulsive disorder and panic disorder.

  • Therapeutic interventions involve existential-humanistic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral and motivational Interviewing techniques.

Kevin Gerety (K.C.) has a warm, compassionate, non-judgmental style of working with clients of all ages.  He relates particularly well with younger clients and is sought after for his capacity to connect with teens and young adults.  He was first introduced into the field when he himself was a young adult working as a behavioral technician at a substance use treatment facility in Los Angeles. It was here that K.C. discovered an untapped resource of passion for helping others navigate and overcome the inevitable challenges inherent in life. Since then, KC has worked in several mental health settings including Pascack Mental Health Center. He became skilled at treating a wide range of issues such as anxiety, self-identity, depression, grief, family issues, OCD, parental divorce and panic disorder. Prior to working at SPS, K.C. was on the Clinical Staff at Blue Crest Recovery Center working in a therapeutic capacity to counsel individuals suffering from substance use and mental health disorders.

Education:

Masters of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, California State University, Northridge

Professional Association Memberships:

Contact:

(908) 273-5558 ext 125

“I am committed to building a strong and empathic therapy relationship.  In so doing, my goal is to create a safe space to help my clients overcome the obstacles that prevent their personal growth and inner transformation. I also help my clients find opportunities for personal growth, self-empowerment and community support by validating their participation in 12-step recovery programs and personal development seminars.”