Jenniesha Liz Figueroa Torres
Jenniesha Liz Figueroa Torres is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a passion to serve people. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master’s in Social Work with emphasis in direct services from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. This combination of studies has guided her to be an advocate for those with mental health issues. She understands the issues impacting society, communities, famililies and individuals. She has provided services in residential, hospice and outpatient settings. She has worked individually and in groups with children, teenagers, adults, elderly and immigrant populations in a variety of settings. She has experience in crisis intervention, adjustment, anger management, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem issues, behavioral issues, interpersonal and family conflicts. She believes in empowering individuals with needed coping strategies and uses a variety of evidence-based approaches to help patients reach their goals. Jenniesha is bilingual in English and Spanish, culturally sensitive, empathetic and driven to guide an individual to reach their potential.