Genna was born and raised in Stony Brook, NY. Genna earned her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and she is a loyal Nittany Lions fan. Genna went on to obtain her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College. Genna practices as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Genna has experience working in various community mental health settings, and she specializes in working with adults diagnosed with Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder. Genna also has experience working with family members who have a loved one with a mental illness, providing psychoeducation and support. Genna primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in her work, specifically Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Genna feels that mindfulness tools are a critical piece in the therapeutic process.
In her spare time Genna enjoys engaging in meditation and yoga, and she enjoys exploring parks and nature. Genna can also be found trying out any and every local coffee shop and bakery, looking for that perfect cup of coffee and pastry.