Meet Jennifer Bakalar, Ph.D.
Dr. Jennifer Bakalar is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating the impact of stress, trauma, loss, and transition on the connections between mental and physical health. She is particularly experienced in working with individuals who have experienced psychological/emotional abuse, medical trauma, moral injury, traumatic loss, weight stigma, emotional eating, binge eating, and relationship concerns. She applies an integrative treatment approach, which is grounded in Relational Therapy. Following a collaborative discussion with each client about their individual needs, she incorporates techniques from additional modalities including psychodynamic psychotherapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).