FEELING LOST
Unhappy at Work
Divorce
Difficult Relationship

Anxiety

Unhealthy
Habits

Heart Break

Depression

LIFE IS HARD

Sometimes it is difficult to find our way through a life transition, a breakup, an unhappy relationship, an unsatisfactory job, the past, or our own minds.

We can feel stuck and experience depressed mood, anxiety, and feel lost. We can find ourselves in an unhappy holding pattern unable to find our way.

FIND A SKILLED &

COMPASSIONATE GUIDE

 

I am a therapist, educator, meditator, runner, happy husband, and father.

 

All the skills and principles I use with my clients I implement in my own life. 

 

I will support you on your journey to create a happier, healthier, and more meaningful life!

Dr. Juan B. Pena, Ph.D., LCSW
Dr. Juan B. Pena, Ph.D., LCSW

Improve mood and reduce anxiety naturally through exercise

Stephanie and Juan Pena
Stephanie and Juan Pena

Learn how to improve your relationships

Dr. Juan B Pena, Ph. D., LCSW
Dr. Juan B Pena, Ph. D., LCSW

Dare big dreams and boldly pursue them!

Dr. Juan B. Pena, Ph.D., LCSW
Dr. Juan B. Pena, Ph.D., LCSW

Improve mood and reduce anxiety naturally through exercise

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Improve Self Esteem
Improve Self Esteem

Learn how to transform negative thinking.

Improve Your Focus
Improve Your Focus

Find your passion

Reduce Anxiety
Reduce Anxiety

Cultivate emotional balance and a calm mind

Improve Self Esteem
Improve Self Esteem

Learn how to transform negative thinking.

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IMPROVE YOUR MOOD AND REDUCE YOUR ANXIETY

During our time together, I will roll up my sleeves and work to empower you with tools to improve your mood, reduce your anxiety, and help you transform negative thought patterns.

Learn how to reframe negative thoughts, work with emotions constructively, and cultivate mood-boosting habits. 

IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION & RELATIONSHIPS

 

Having supportive relationships is essential for happiness.

 

Learn how to communicate with emotional intelligence and how to resolve conflicts constructively without falling into harshness or avoidance. 

Find Love
Find Love

Turn Towards Each Other

Empathy-Based Communication
Empathy-Based Communication

Learn how to avoid criticism and defensiveness and communicate with empathy

Affection
Affection

Learn how to reconnect.

Find Love
Find Love

Turn Towards Each Other

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POC Men's Group
POC Men's Group

Find Support to Cultivate Healthy Habits

POC Men's Group
POC Men's Group

Join Dr. Pena's POC Men's Group

POC Women's Group
POC Women's Group

Cultivate Healthy Habits

POC Men's Group
POC Men's Group

Find Support to Cultivate Healthy Habits

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CULTIVATE LIFE-AFFIRMING HABITS AND FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR A JOYFUL LIFE

I do more than help my clients learn techniques to improve mood, reduce anxiety, and improve their communication skills. 

My goal is to give you the tools you need to cultivate a joyful life. I use a combination of content, individual therapy, and psychoeducational groups to support you in your journey.

ABOUT ME

 

I am a Licenced Clinical Social Worker and have my Ph.D. from Columbia University and a Post Doctoral Fellowship from the University of Rochester Medical Center. 

I have been in the field of mental health since 1997, I was the Chair of the Health and Mental Health Field of Practice at Hunter College School of Social Work, and have taught and done research at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Washington University in St. Louis, and Hunter College School of Social Work

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Dr. Juan B. Peña, Ph.D.

Live a Healthier, Happier, & More Meaningful Life

Dr. Juan B Pena