I am Whitney Gibbs, Licensed Professional Counselor, founder & owner of First Position Therapy & Counseling Center, LLC. I am so glad that you took a moment to visit the website and have placed yourself in the first position, to finding the support that you need!
At First Position Therapy & Counseling Center, LLC, all realms of mental health support are valued. I have been a devout member of mental health field, in many forms. I've been:
a Mentor, Behavioral Assistant, Bachelors level Behavioral Health Counselor, Masters level Counselor & Therapist, a Masters level Licensed Associate Counselor & Therapist
and currently, I am a Masters level & Licensed Professional Counselor & Therapist. Each of these positions have culminated into the Counselor & Therapist that I am today. I understand the importance that each of these positions hold and carry both the experience and dedication needed for each individual client. Each position, while different, are all working towards the same goal. As a mental health provider who has been in the field for over 13 years, I have been continuing to grow by remaining up to date in the latest evidenced- based trainings, in order to provide the most beneficial & effective services possible.
Bachelor of Arts- Psychology minor in Forensic Psychology
Masters- Counseling Psychology specialization in School Counseling & LPC Track
National Certified Counselor (NCC) via National Board of Certified Counselors(NBCC)
Certificate of Eligibility with Advance Standing- Student Assistance Coordinator (SAC) via NJ State Department of Education
NJ Certified School Counselor (NJCSC) via NJ State Department of Education
Certificate of Eligibility: Elementary Education, K-5 (CE) via NJ State Department of Education
Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC) via NJ Board of Marriage & Family Therapy