Brian Carreira, MA, LAC, NCC
Brian Carreira is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). Brian's experience in helping others is focused on areas that address feelings of anxiety, depression, anger, grief and loss to help manage stress and substance recovery issues to achieve work-life balance.
He believes individuals and couples have the power to break disempowering cycles in their lives by gaining awareness of their concerns and how they respond to them. He seeks to support people in developing self-knowledge and recognizing their power to change. His approach encourages individuals to recognize themselves as whole beings in relation to the world around them. Brian incorporates elements of Gestalt, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive approaches to support individual wellness.
Brian holds a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University and has several years of clinical experience at inpatient psychiatric hospitals as a chaplain and more recently as a counselor in private practice. He also holds a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary.