Jacqueline is a New Yorker by way of London, England, and Jamaica, West Indies, with 18 years of human service work under her belt! Born in London, England to Jamaican parents, she spent her childhood living in both England and Jamaica. Jaqueline has called NYC home for over 25 years. She earned her undergraduate degree at Pace University in Sociology and then went on to earn her Master of Social Work degree at Fordham University. Shortly after graduating, Jacqueline obtained her LMSW, LCSW, and CASAC licenses. Thoughtful, warm, and attentive, Jacqueline’s work with clients is rooted in self-exploration. She is a proponent of cultural competency working with individuals, couples, and the LGBTQIA+ communities. Jaqueline looks to help her clients achieve their desired outcomes in self-actualization, emotional self-management, interpersonal communication, and self-awareness. Passionate about helping others Jacqueline allows herself to be intrigued and drawn-in by the experiences that are shared with her through therapy; aiding clients as they get to places that are meaningful to them is paramount.
When she is not aiding others therapeutically, Jacqueline enjoys volunteering her time. She has learned and taught Ballroom and Latin dance provided front-desk services at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing and participates in dance flash mobs. Jacqueline also enjoys gardening, jogging, riding her bicycle, and spending time with friends and family. Jacqueline is a colon cancer survivor who is living a cancer-free, healthy, and full life.