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​"As a mom, I relate to the unique challenges that parents face in today's world and offer an empathic, judgment-free, client-centered approach to therapy.

 

 My passion is helping pregnant women and new parents find balance so that the whole family thrives."

Jennifer Burleson, MSW, LCSW

Director

Jennifer Burleson, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) has been providing mental health services in the greater New York/Northern New Jersey area since 2007, and she founded South Orange Blossoms in 2016. 

She specializes in treating mood and anxiety issues in pregnancy and postpartum and has received a certificate from Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) Components of Care.  In addition, Jennifer has completed Advanced Psychotherapy training in this speciality. Jennifer currently serves on the Board of the New Jersey Chapter of Postpartum Support International as the Co-President.

She is also a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator from the Positive Discipline Association and supports clients through a wide variety of early childhood parenting transitions that affect the overall well-being of the family. 

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Social Work from New York University's Silver School of Social Work.

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"I take a person-centered approach- connecting clients to their unique strengths, helping them find clarity and the best version of themselves. 

My down-to-earth communication is based in the belief that an honest and intentional therapeutic relationship can be deeply healing."

Ann Farrar, MA, LAC

Associate Counselor

Ann Farrar, LAC (Licensed Associate Counselor) has been helping people manage depression and anxiety since 2013, both as a therapist and integrative health coach. A former actor, Ann moved into the field of therapy while starting a family and has a keen interest in identity shifts in new motherhood as well as work/life integration. 

 

She has completed certificate training in perinatal and maternal mental health from Postpartum Support International. Ann is providing psychotherapy services under the clinical supervision of Jennifer Burleson, LCSW. 

 

Ann holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling from New York University, as well as degrees from Indiana University and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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