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Barbara Duchnowski, LCSW

 Licensed Clinical Social Worker

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field, backed by a Master's Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, I bring a wealth of expertise to support you on your journey. Throughout my career, I have worked in diverse settings including clinical, educational, community, and private practice, serving as a therapist, counselor, coach, and professional development trainer. 

What fuels my passion is helping individuals navigate life transitions, empowering them to recognize their inherent worthiness of a fulfilling an abundant life. I am driven to guide you on a path of healing and transformation.

In addition to my extensive experience, I hold certifications as an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist, Nurtured Heart Approach Trainer, Clinical Supervisor, and ARC-Grow Therapist. These additional qualifications further enhance my ability to provide you with exceptional care and support. 

My commitment is to create a safe, private, and nurturing space where you can explore your concerns.  Together we can define our shared goals and focus on positive outcomes. I believe in the power of collaboration, actively listening to you and establishing a strong therapeutic alliance.

By utilizing various therapeutic approaches such as trauma attuned cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused techniques, and  mindfulness practices, we will have a comprehensive toolkit to address your unique needs.  For those who are interested in exploring the transformative potential of hypnosis, the option of including it into treatment can be accessed for appropriability

When you choose to work with me, you can trust that I will approach our partnership with empathy, respect, and unwavering dedication. Your voice will be heard, your experiences validated, and your growth and well-being prioritized. 

Together, we will embark on a transformative journey towards healing and personal growth. I invite you to place your trust in my experience and commitment as we walk this path together.


What My Clients Are Saying

 5 out of 5 Star Ratings:

She was compassionate and professional. Highly recommend. She made me feel at ease.

Feb 28, 2023 by Natalie M.

There was no office visit. I enjoyed my session because there was verbal interaction. No a therapist listen without helping balance myself and my situations. I am glad I selected Ms. Duchnowski. I look forward to more sessions with her.

Sep 12, 2022 by Deborah T.

You are so positive and up lifting. You made more of a difference than you can even image. Thank you for treating me with dignity and respect.


Thank you. You helped me see and believe that I deserve good in my life and that I matter.


5 out 5 stars

Mar 8, 2023 by Kassandra R.

Dec 20, 2022 by Calogero T.

Sep 7, 2022 by Amanda T.

Mar 22, 2022 by Peter D.

Jan 5, 2022 by Nicholas F.

Dec 15, 2021 by Stephen T.

Dec 13, 2021 by Timothy C.

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