Halinah Neris graduated from Mercy University with a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT-LP). She is proud to be a Hispanic military veteran woman who speaks fluent Spanish and English, born and raised in New York City. Her training in family therapy is extensive, with specialties in narrative therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Cognitive behavioral therapy. Halinah enjoys working with children, teens, and young adults and is well versed in helping them traverse challenges such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, and others. She is able to work with people individually, as well as with couples. As a systemic therapist she understands the interrelated relationships that form families and/or communities. For Halinah, family therapy’s main focus is on improving, transforming, and healing interactions between family members. She is creative and innovative in her interventions, working to improve communication and encourage adjustments to change.