Dr. Cassandra Hutchins is a Licensed Psychologist (NJ #6032). Dr. Hutchins received her B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Capella University. She has experience in private practice and community mental health settings working with individuals experiencing numerous issues, including traumatic brain injury, depression, anxiety, trauma, and those involved with child protective services.
Throughout her training, Dr. Hutchins has gained experience working with adults, adolescents and young children providing intervention using cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and play therapy techniques. Dr. Hutchins has an extensive background in clinical, forensic assessment, and she has experience in numerous clinical and clinical-forensic settings, including psychiatric and forensic-psychiatric centers and prisons. Her training has focused on working with adults who have suffered from traumatic brain injury using such techniques as cognitive rehabilitation, biofeedback and neurofeedback. Additionally, Dr. Hutchins is certified in Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR), which is helpful for the processing of traumatic experiences.
Furthermore, Dr. Hutchins is listed as a provider for the National Basketball Player’s Association (NBPA). She is also a Certified Divorce Mediator and is looking to utilize a portion of her practice to provide divorce mediation, divorce counseling, and parent-child supervised visits. Dr. Hutchins’ background with DCPP formally known as DYFS, provides her with an enhanced insight of family needs during delicate and possibly difficult times.
In sum, Dr. Hutchins offers clinical services to both adolescents and adults. She has extensive experience working with various types of:
Anger and Stress management
Parental rights termination