Jacqueline German, LMSW
Jacqueline received her master’s degree in Social Work from Syracuse University. She also completed her undergraduate studies at Syracuse University in psychology with a minor in forensics.
Jacqueline has an eclectic range of social work experience ranging across various settings and populations. She has worked with the incarcerated population providing counseling and psychoeducation on HIV prevention and monitoring. Jacqueline has facilitated an array of trauma-focused day-to-day groups in an inpatient substance abuse treatment facility. Most recently, Jacqueline ran an adolescent psychiatric unit within a residential treatment facility. She has experience working with people of all ages who have experienced significant traumas or struggle with relationship/familial issues, ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and bipolar disorder.
Having experienced working with many populations, Jacqueline has spent over a decade working with families providing direct counseling to empower her clients to reach their optimal well-being. Jacqueline’s compassionate approach and strong emphasis on authenticity gives way for effortless rapport in forming a trusting therapeutic alliance. Jacqueline values an individualistic approach and utilizes methods across various modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and trauma-focused, client-centered, and strength-based approaches.
Jacqueline was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and spent the latter part of her life in Syracuse before returning to New York City. Her favorite things to do when she is not working are traveling, seeing and experiencing new things, visiting museums, and spending time with friends and family.
It is difficult to define happiness without sadness or to enjoy the sun without the rain. To Jacqueline, happiness is when one realizes, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” (Vivian Greene)