Jolie Avena (she/her)

Accepting Clients

Quality Individual and Couples Therapy for the NY/NJ area

Psychologist in New York, NY

About My Clients

At Avena Psychological Services, we offer individual, couples, and group therapy services and have staff who specialize in a variety of areas, including depression, anxiety, trauma, work stress, life transitions, substance abuse, religion/spirituality issues, LGBTQIA+ issues, and relationship difficulties. We offer individual and couples therapy for a variety of clients, and our diverse staff are committed to cultural competence and sensitivity in all of our work.

My Background and Approach

Our staff work primarily from a variety of perspectives, including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness-based interventions, and emotion-focused couples therapy. We also offer expertise in Somatic Experiencing, faith-based psychotherapy, trauma-focused treatment, and substance abuse treatment.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

Our staff come from diverse cultural backgrounds, which lend us to a unique understanding of and appreciation for various beliefs, values, and customs. We participate in or have been exposed to multiple religious beliefs, ethnic and racial identities, family backgrounds, cultural values, gender roles, and socioeconomic statuses. We have worked with individuals dealing with anything from work-related stress to serious mental illness. Our clinical director, Dr. Avena, also has an extensive background working with incarcerated individuals, and is passionate about reform and racial justice in the criminal justice system.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Oscar
  • Horizon
  • Optum
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • UMR
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross blue Shield of Massachusetts
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Interfaith
  • Multifaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 9 years of practice
  • Languages: English, EspaƱol
  • Rate: $175 - 250/session


212-906-4495 Email Jolie
99 Wall St
New York, NY 10005

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