Jennifer  DiSomma
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Jennifer DiSomma

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
New York Accepting Online
Updated December 5, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Communication issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Life transitions
  • Couples counseling
  • Self-esteem

Professional statement

Jennifer DiSomma is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the founder and owner of Transforming Connection LLC located in New York City. She specializes in working with couples, individuals, and families who are feeling 'stuck' and going through various life transitions.

Whether it be anxiety, relationship/marital issues, self-esteem, and/or just overall feelings of being overwhelmed and stressed, Jennifer uses her warm, genuine, compassionate, and directive approach to help her clients navigate through these challenges. Jennifer helps her clients feel heard and understood by creating a safe and collaborative environment. She strives to create a safe space where her clients feel accepted without the fear of judgment.

Jennifer's approach is rooted in the Gottman Method and Imago Therapy, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapt (CBT). Her therapeutic style works to build connection in your interpersonal relationships and within yourself. Jennifer is a strong advocate for being kinder to yourself. She helps empower her clients to identify their strengths and self-worth. Her goal is to restore and transform connections with the couples, individuals, and families she works with.

Jennifer also faciliates a weekly divorce support group and new/expecting moms group. These groups were designed to help people interact, socialize, provide support, psychoeducation, and relate to one another during these challenging times.

To ensure the safety and health of her clients, Jennifer's practice is currently only telehealth at this time.


Message to clients

Welcome! If you have found yourself coming across this page, there is a good chance you are considering therapy as an option for you. You are probably wondering am I the kind of person who would be able to understand you and guide you along your journey. I understand this is an overwhelming experience to put your trust, vulnerability, and time into this process and want to ensure the therapist you choose to work with is a good fit for you.

There is much research on what makes therapy most effective and findings suggest that therapy is most beneficial when you feel supported and understood by your therapist. My personal and professional experiences over the years have molded my warm, genuine, compassionate, and directive therapeutic style. Many times people do not have a safe space to share such personal information, so it is a priority for me to create that type of environment for my clients. I see my role as meeting my clients where they are, in order to help empower them to where they would like to go next.

I have noticed that the more time you invest in yourself, the more your relationships strengthen with others. I believe those who seek out therapy have a willingness to challenge themselves and have a desire to achieve self-growth which leads them to making positive changes in themselves.

There is no time better than now. Lets get started on your transformation today.


Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Cigna
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $140 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $140
  • Couples sessions: $180 (45min)
  • Group sessions: $50 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $180 (50min)
  • Individual Sessions: $140 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • As needed
Therapist's note

I offer a sliding scale fee for clients who qualify.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Main Street Marriage and Family LLC, Marriage and Family Therapist, 2018 - 2021

Hofstra University, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2019
Florida Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2015


Licensure

New York: 001758-01


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

Jennifer  DiSomma
Divorce Support Group

**STARTING 1/6/22** This group is for anyone contemplating divorce, recently separated, going through the divorce process, or recently divorced within the past year.

Jennifer  DiSomma
Dating and Relationships: Finding and Maintaining

Are you having a hard time dating? Does dating feel sometimes like a chore or job interview for you? This group focuses on how you can create a secure attachment and have genuine meaningful relationships and look at dating as fun experience.

Jennifer  DiSomma
Grief Group

Going through a loss can make us feel very alone and isolated. It is important to know you are not alone through this journey. This group is designed to help create a warm, safe, and compassionate environment and help you get through this difficult time.