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Jayna Heerema, MSW, LSW


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Jayna Heerema, MSW, LSW is a licensed social worker and a certified school social worker who specializes in working alongside children, adolescents, and young adults. She has had experience working with individuals with a number of different diagnoses including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and ADHD.

Currently working as a therapist in a school, Jayna has seen first-hand the stress and difficulties that youth can face on an everyday basis, and has experience helping students work through those difficulties and build coping skills so that they are well-equipped to handle whatever may come their way.

​Jayna grew up in Northern New Jersey and received her Master’s of Social Work from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Professional Focus 

  • Clinical work with children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation/Self-Harm

Modality & Approach 

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Attachment Theory
  • Play Therapy

Personal Interests 

  • Sports
  • Music
  • Hiking
  • Traveling

Education & Experience 

  • Master of Social Work – Ramapo College of NJ
  • New Jersey Licensed Social Worker
  • Certified School Social Worker

To contact Jayna Heerema, please email newpatient@medpsychnj.com.