Dr. Jessica Sectzer-Rubin
Certified Functional Nutrition Counselor
Dr. Jessica Sectzer-Rubin strives to create a therapeutic environment that feels safe, accepting and non-judgmental. She views therapy as a collaborative process. Together with her patients, she helps them work through the obstacles and narratives that are holding them back. She believes challenges can be an opportunity for growth. Through deeper understanding and new ways of thinking, patients can begin to feel better and live a healthier and more productive life.
Dr. Sectzer-Rubin uses a variety of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. By using both a process-oriented and solution-focused approach, she allows her patients to feel heard and understood, helping them move forward in a positive direction.
Dr. Sectzer-Rubin has worked with a variety of patients, including adolescents, adults, couples, and families, addressing issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD/trauma, anger management, life transitions, marriage/relationships and nutrition/health. She has worked in private practice, mental health clinics, as well as inpatient and outpatient hospital settings.
Dr. Sectzer-Rubin earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Masters in Counseling
Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She is also a Certified
Functional Nutrition Counselor (CFNC), as well as a Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner (FNLP).
Dr. Sectzer-Rubin is passionate about nutrition, exercise, tennis, skiing, travel, baking, and spending time with her friends, family and dogs.
Areas of Expertise
- Anger Management
- Career Exploration & Change
- Cognitive process therapy
- Emotional Dysregulation
- Family Challenges
- Life Transitions
- Nutrition/Healthy Eating
- Parent/Child Relationships
- Peer Relationships
- Relationship/Marital Challenges
- Stress Management