Biosketch:  Lyn Siegel LCSW

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Family Therapist

(New Jersey Licensed Social Worker # 44SC05285100)

 

  •         13 years of post-graduate experience doing therapy
     
  •         2 yr - Post-graduate intensive program in Family Therapy
           (+ children/teens) - at the Multicultural Institute-Highland Park, NJ. 

     
  •         Masters in Health Policy and Administration (summa cum laude- 
            highest honors
    ) -  University of Michigan
     
  •         Masters in Social Work (summa cum laude-
            highest honors)  –  Rutgers School of Social Work.

       
  •        Ordained Interfaith Minister (The New Seminary -  NYC)
     
  •        Certified by the EMDR Institute + Special Child EMDR   
           Training 
    www.emdr.org  

         
  •        Certified in Critical Incidence Stress Debriefing, extensive     
           experience with grief and trauma including loved ones of 9/11    
           victims.

     
  •        Therapy and Support Group facilitation experience: Woman's Personal Growth  
           Group, Viewpoints (Adolescent Offenders), Suddenly Single (Divorced women),

             9/11 Grief Group, Overcoming Overeating (Weight Loss),Depression/ Bipolar Group.
           (Facilitator: Depression Bipolar Support Alliance)

 

 Organizations
 

  • Founder and facilitator of the Hunterdon Chapter of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

     
  • 2008-2009 vice-president of the New Jersey Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

     
  • Member of EMDRIA- an international organization for therapists who are qualified to do EMDR) and 2006-2008 training chair person for the EMDRIA Child Special Interest Group sub-committee www.EMDRIA.orgAttend annual international conferences for advancement.
     
  • Member EMDRIA Research subcommittee 2008
     
  • Member and Program Director and Membership Chair for the North Hunterdon Rotary Club- Awarded Paul Harris Award for distinguished service in 2014
     
  • Volunteer for The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Previous)
     
  • Volunteer for Hospice (Hunterdon Medical Center) (Previous)

Available for Public Speaking on various topics including depression, bipolar disorder,  teen problems, Dental Phobias, Conquering Overeating, healthy families, trauma and loss , EMDR.