Jamie Rau brings over 22 years of clinical, administrative and teaching experience to Bonnie Brae. Jamie has an MSW from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Clinical Supervisor. He is responsible for all treatment team functions, including admissions, treatment planning, discharge planning and clinical services for the residential […]
Maria received her MA, EdM in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University, Teachers College. She has over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. Maria has worked in a number of clinical settings including residential, in-home, partial-care, and outpatient. Her professional orientation is humanistic and relational. She utilizes a trauma informed, person-centered, multicultural, and […]
Afiya earned her Master Degree in Forensic Mental Health Counseling from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and has 11 years of experience in the mental health field working with children and adults. Afiya is also a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has experience treating both adolescents and adults. The most rewarding part […]
Alexandria is skilled in providing Trauma-Informed Care alongside the Nurtured Heart Approach. She specializes in Addiction Recovery for Substance Use Disorders, Sex Offense Treatment, Art Therapy, Public Speaking, and Mental Health Counseling. She received he masters in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art Therapy from Caldwell University.
David earned a Master’s degree in Counseling, Human Services, and Guidance from Montclair State University in January of 1998. He is currently a full-time certified public school counselor in New Jersey and celebrated thirty years in the counseling field in 2017. David started his counseling career at Bonnie Brae in 1987 as a child care […]
Christine completed her graduate work at Montclair State University and received an MA in Counseling with a concentration in Addictions. She has worked in the mental health field for 8 years, and has done mentorship and transportation for youth involved with DCP&P that attended therapy at Rutgers University. She has worked as a residential cottage […]
Chris joined Bonnie Brae’s team in October 2018 as Chief Operating Officer. Chris’ motivation to support vulnerable populations began while he was earning his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The College of Staten Island. The college is on the former site of the Willowbrook State School and learning about the atrocities that took place there […]