Springfield Office Therapists

Our licensed professionals bring with them deep clinical experience and a wealth of knowledge from their prior therapeutic settings. Please scroll down to learn more about each therapist.

Most therapists offer virtual as well as in-person sessions.

Alexia Arntz, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

Alexia Arntz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Master’s Degree from Kean University. With a background and undergraduate degree in art, Ms. Arntz’s incorporates creativity and freedom of expression in treating clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and bereavement. Ms. Arntz also works with clients in managing stress, working through relationship and parenting issues, and improving communication skills. She provides psychotherapy for adults as well as children and adolescents, incorporating Solution-Focused therapies with Psychodynamic Theory. Her clinical experience includes supportive counseling and psychotherapy in nonprofit agencies and counseling centers, as well as facilitating grief support groups in hospital settings. Ms. Arntz is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the New Jersey Association of Women Therapists (NJAWT).

Carolyn Buoscio

Carolyn Buoscio, LSW

Carolyn Buoscio is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the State of New Jersey who earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California.  Carolyn primarily works with adults, adolescents and couples.  She believes the quality of the therapist-client alliance is the most important factor in therapeutic outcome. She offers an empathic, non-judgmental, culturally sensitive and strengths-based approach so that the client feels accepted while building rapport and connection, which leads to improved self-confidence and increased motivation to gain greater agency over one’s life. Carolyn treats a range of challenges, such as anxiety, depression, mood dysregulation, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, and life transitions.  Some of the treatment approaches Carolyn utilizes include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Trauma Informed Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Mindfulness.  While these and other treatment modalities are frequently utilized, Carolyn believes in the uniqueness of every individual, so treatment plans are customized and refined as needed throughout the therapeutic journey.

Sara Stever, LAC, LCADC, LPAT

Sara is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Licensed Associate Counselor and a Licensed Professional Art Therapist. She received her Master’s degree in Creative Art Therapy Counseling from Hofstra University.  Prior to working at IPG, Sara worked in an outpatient substance use and mental health treatment program providing individual and group therapy. She has also worked in hospital settings on both detox and inpatient psychiatric units. Currently, Sara treats adults and teens utilizing an eclectic approach involving techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), creative art therapies and mindfulness. She believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship with the client and working together to build healthy coping skills to manage life’s struggles.

Anna Gonnello

Anna Gonnello, LCSW

Anna Gonnello is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned her master’s degree in social work from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work. She worked in various therapeutic settings for over a decade with extensive experience in school-based social work prior to joining IPG. Anna utilizes modalities such as person-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology and solution focused brief therapy. Anna maintains a humanistic and strengths-based approach to therapy as she is a firm believer that no matter how grim one’s current circumstance or present outlook on life, each individual has an inner light, power and strength that they can call upon to better their lives. She believes profound change and personal healing is possible when provided with a safe, non-judgmental  environment. In her work, Anna strives to create a safe space where her clients can be heard and validated in order to allow supportive, collaborative healing to take place. Anna works with teens and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, family issues, women’s issues and maternal mental health (training obtained through Postpartum Support International). She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers – National and New Jersey Chapters and the New Jersey Association of Women Therapists.

Recent Blog Posts

Read what some of our therapists have been thinking about…

Social Media’s Effects on Mental Health Stigma

As part of my senior project this semester at Muhlenberg College, I had the opportunity to investigate social media’s effect on mental health stigma (understood as negative attitudes and biases towards people with mental illness and/or those in treatment). My research...

How and Why Group Therapy Works

Efficacy of Group Therapy I https://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/11/power According to the American Psychological Association (APA), recent research suggests that group therapy works as well as individual therapy. Group therapy helps people heal as it allows people to...

What is Group Therapy?

Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy in which people learn from one another by solving problems together, making meaning out of concepts and ideas and engaging with one another.  There are many benefits to group therapy. Some benefits include: improving critical...

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