Jonathan Stepansky, LPC
Jonathan Stepansky, LPC ACS NCC joined the CJBH team in the fall of 2012 and enjoys working in collaboration with his colleagues treating a diverse population. He has been an active member of the social service and mental-health field since 2004. A year after completing his undergraduate degree at Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA), he pursued and obtained his master's degree in Community Counseling at Montclair State University in 2009. He completed his 1-year graduate internship at Mountainside Hospital (Montclair); field work included treating patients requiring treatment in varying levels of care (outpatient, IOP/partial, and adult inpatient programs). Shortly thereafter, he completed the 'Advanced Counseling Certificate Program' offered by Montclair State University and earned the National Certified Counselor credential (NBCC).
Jonathan rejoined HackensackUMC Mountainside as professional staff from 2010 to 2015 as a per-diem clinician working with adults on the inpatient psychiatric unit. Over the course of his career, Jonathan has worked in a variety of capacities: case manager in community corrections (Newark, NJ), community counselor in supportive living/housing (Bergen County), primary clinician and therapist for community clinics, group and private practice, (Essex and Passaic Counties).
In addition to treating adults, (pre)adolescents, couples and families, as an Approved Clinical Supervisor, Jonathan provides supervision for LPC candidates (LAC's) and graduate students prior to completing their degree programs.
Jonathan is an active member of the American Counseling Association and the New Jersey Counseling Association.
"As a client-centered psychotherapist, I emphasize the healing ability of the individual and believe we are all capable of gaining the kind of insight that can propel us forward in meeting our own unique goals. I employ a psychodynamic and humanistic approach to assist clients in this understanding and process."
Professional Memberships, Awards
Stepansky is a member of the following professional organizations:
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