Our Team

Dr. Cassandra Hutchins


Dr. Hutchins understands that seeking out a mental health practitioner can be a challenging venture, and she assures you that she will make the process as easy as possible. She believes in providing confidential psychological services while paying close attention to details to ensure that your services meet your personal needs.

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.

Raquel Aeillo

Clinical Supervisor

Raquel Aiello is a Licensed Professional Counselor. As a freshman in college, she took her first psychology class and it soon became her passion. She obtained her B.A. in Psychology in 2004 from Goucher College in Maryland and went on to obtain her M.A. in Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2006. She has experience working with adults and youths struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, career changes, and relationship issues.

Her approach to therapy is integrative and includes approaches such as psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

In working with Raquel, you can expect to feel safe, respected, and listened to. Your therapy will be a collaborative process working towards goals you have created for yourself. This is your time for personal growth and healing.

Associate Counselor

Stephanie De Lellis is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). She received her B.A in Psychology in 2019 from Ramapo College, and went on to receive her M.A in Counseling, with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Montclair State University in 2022. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults who have difficulties with anxiety, depression, life changes, and self esteem issues in a private practice setting.

Clinically, Stephanie’s approach is a blend of cognitive behavioral therapy, and
mindfulness. Stephanie’s views counseling as a collaborative space; you come in as the expert of your own life, and she brings in her knowledge of the counseling field. Together, you will work as a team with your collective knowledge and strengths towards achieving your counseling goals.

Stephanie’s mission in counseling is to provide a space where you feel like you can be
your authentic self and feel truly heard. She recognizes the healing power of being your true self, and encourages this by bringing her authentic self into sessions as well. If you work with Stephanie, she will bring in her passion and enthusiasm for counseling to help you become the brightest version of yourself that you can be.

Associate Counselor

Aileemah Cannon Horton is a Licensed Associate Counselor. From the time she was a teenager she knew that she had an enthusiasm for engaging in helping young people and their families. Originally, she thought that path would be through education, but in undergrad she realized that her natural disposition drew her peers to her for recommendations for resources, guidance and sometimes just to have a listening ear. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Family and Child Studies from Montclair State University, a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling from New York Theological Seminary and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health from Kean University.

Aileemah has extensive experience in working with young people and their families and she has worked for the past 8 years In Juvenile Justice where she provides intensive case management and monitoring to youth on Detention Alternatives and prior to that she was employed as a Family Service Specialist with DCPP (formerly known as DYFS).

As a clinician she has found deep passion in working with individuals dealing with Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Family, and relationship issues. She utilizes an integrative approach that includes Person Centered theory with CBT, Mindfulness, DBT and Adlerian components.

Clients who choose to work with Aileemah can expect to work with someone who is compassionate, respectful, culturally aware, considerate, open minded and above all dedicated to helping others reach their desired goals. 

Clinical Energy Healer (Clinical Energy Healer)

Our practice works closely with Jennifer Denali, Clinical Energy Healer. With over 15 years of experience as an independent music artist, Jennifer has found her purpose in the gift of healing through Sound and other life-changing energy healing modalities. She is certified by the Complementary Therapists Association for Sound Therapy & Healing, the Antojai Shamanic Wellness Center as a Quantum Light Reiki Master Healer, and is a Facilitator of Trigger Point Tapping. Please see below for a detailed review of her services that are available to you.

Sound Healing Meditation

With the use of carefully curated instruments, sound healing attunes and pitches the energy body to the correct vibration for cellular regeneration and full body relaxation. This modality is highly effective and is also used to promote deep connection to self through meditation.

Quantum Reiki Healing

Distant Reiki touch healing intentionally directs the use of life force energy, providing assistance to the electromagnetic field of the meridians in the body and in the chakras to promote rapid recovery and release blockages.

Trigger Point Tapping

Trigger Tapping targets the emotional, physical, mental and energetic bodies. Tapping has been shown to reduce the stress or negative emotion you feel from your issue, ultimately restoring balance to your disrupted energy.

Research Article Links:
1. https://almedalabs.com/blogs/almeda-life/healing-sound-frequencies-and-how-to-use-them-in-your-day
3. https://www.healthline.com/health/eft-tapping