Caitlen Tschann LMHC

Caitlen Tschann holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University.

Caitlen Tschann, LMHC

CONTACT
Caitlen Tschann, LMHC
Senior Staff Therapist
P: (212) 337-3565 Ext. 6
CT@rennickeassociates.com
   

AVAILABILITY
Monday 9AM - 7PM
Tuesday 9AM - 7PM
Wednesday 9AM - 7PM
Thursday 9AM - 7PM

CLIENT FOCUS
Focal Age Group:
Children (6 - 12)
Teens (13 - 18)
Adults
Families
Couples


"We can fully see ourselves in a new light when we feel truly seen by another."
C. Tschann

I am dedicated to creating a safe environment in which clients feel understood, respected, and free to explore their emotions. By feeling unconditional warmth and care, clients are able to discover and experience themselves in new ways, which creates lasting acceptance.


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Caitlen’s personal philosophy is to develop a strong therapeutic relationship that is firmly based on openness and acceptance. She brings a unique perspective on dealing with client’s difficulties through multiple lenses, while keeping a dedicated and strength-based approach for all clients.

Specialization

  • Specialization titles at Rennicke and Associates include:
  • -    Trauma Specialist
  • -    Senior Staff Psychotherapist
  • -    Family Intensive Clinician
  • Diagnostic Specializations include:
  • -    Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • -    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma, and Bereavement
  • -    Parent-Child relational concerns and intensive family therapy
  • -    Adolescent Development Issues
  • -    ADHD and Disruptive Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults
  • -    Identity, Career, and Relationship concerns

Education

M.Ed. and M.A. in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University
Caitlen’s focus of study centered on working relationally, as well as learning evidence-based practices, with adults, adolescents, and families.

B.S. in Psychology and B.S. in Criminology from Florida State University
Minor in Spanish


Advanced Clinical Training

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, New York, NY

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
Level 1 Training with Natasha Prenn, LCSW, AEDP Institute, New York, NY

Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
A multiphasic evidence-based treatment model designed for at risk youth and their families, The New York Foundling

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
An evidenced-based intervention used with adults, families, adolescents, and children, Teachers College, Columbia University

Exposure Response Prevention
A type of cognitive behavioral therapy used to treat anxiety disorders

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Completed Parts 1 & 2, training in EMDR with Dr. Laurel Parnell at the Parnell Institute


Recent Clinical Experience

Senior Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
At the New York Foundling- Provide evidence-based treatment in a community based mental health clinic to children and adolescents with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or populations who have experienced traumatic life events.

Lead Functional Family Therapist (FFT)
At The New York Foundling- Provided intensive (1-3 times per week) home-based FFT as part of an Alternative to Placement program called the Juvenile Justice Initiative (JJI) for court involved youth and their families. Developed full treatment plans for all phases of therapy with both English and Spanish speaking families. Conducted comprehensive psychiatric interviews and collaborated with the NY Foundling psychiatric team. Advocated for families in court, schools, and within the social services system.

Counseling Intern
At the Dean Hope Center at Columbia University. Conducted individual weekly counseling sessions using Cognitive Behavioral as well as Psychodynamic perspectives. Conducted intake evaluations and interpreted testing assessments to understand clients career and personal values in order to develop effective treatment plans.

Clinical/Counseling Intern
At the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Provided individual Cognitive Behavioral psychotherapy, Exposure Response Prevention, and Person Centered Therapy within a private practice setting to adults with anxiety, mood, and personality disorders. Co-lead a weekly psychotherapy group for patients diagnosed with anxiety and personality disorders. Specialized in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Perfectionism.


Languages

Fully Bilingual in Spanish


Licensure

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New York State


Professional Affiliations

American Counseling Association (ACA)
New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA)


 

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