About Costenah Ward
Costenah is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. She grew up in Mercer County, NJ and earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology in 2010 at Stockton University (previously The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey). She went on to earn a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology with Professional Counseling Concentration in 2012 from Rosemont College. Post graduate school Costenah worked in several settings including Partial Hospitalization and IOP Programs, emergency rooms, and with the dual diagnosis population. Costenah has served in supervisory positions throughout her career and enjoys a using a blended and holistic approach to therapy, by treating the client with interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Practices. In her free time, Costenah enjoys cultivating her own wellness by traveling, exercising, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Education and Certifications
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2010. Stockton University (Formerly The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey)
- Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology/Professional Counseling, 2013. Rosemont College
Why are you passionate about providing mental healthcare?
My passion for mental healthcare sprung from my interest and happiness in helping others. In my experience, offering a safe and supportive space for people to share their thoughts, fears, desires, and struggles often fosters emotional growth. It is an ongoing honor to witness clients invest in themselves, engage in new ways of being, and verbalize improvement in their wellbeing. When we take time to express our feelings, acknowledge our behaviors, and commit to change, beautiful and lasting benefits occur.