Derrick Alloway, MSW, LCSW

About

I am a bilingual/bicultural Clinical Social Worker, licensed in New Jersey and New York.  I speak Spanish and have a  knowledge of Portuguese.  I have been practicing for 20 years.  This includes many years as a clinical supervisor/clinician in mental health supportive housing, Hospital and Outpatient Clinic settings in New York and New Jersey.  Currently, in New Jersey I consult with Performcare, the Children's System of Care (CSOC), formerly the Division of Child Behavioral Health Services, in coordination of care of children or young adults with developmental/behavioral disabilities, and the NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Additionally, I work to identify, classify and case manage students with learning or developmental disabilities in a New Jersey urban public school district.

In a warm and comfortable environment located in Nutley, NJ, I provide individual, couples and family counseling in a specific, individualized strengths based approach, tailored to the client.  Mutually, we will work to cultivate strengths and attain agreed objectives concentrating on the following:

Cross cultural/Racial issues

Divorce/relationship/intimacy issues

Parenting and Family issues

Learning/Developmental Disabilities

Pre-marriage and pre-adoption counseling

Depression, Stress and Anxiety

Work and Career issues

Adoption and Infertility issues

Conflict Resolution

I am committed to helping individuals, couples and families with a range of social/emotional challenges while also helping them gain access to the services they need.