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Brianna Brunner, Therapist, LCSW

Couples Therapist, Psychotherapist – LCSW | Locations: Princeton and Virtual

Brianna Brunner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New Jersey. She earned an MSW from Rutgers University and shortly after, began her training at the DBT Center of NJ.

Brianna specializes in the treatment of high-conflict couples. If you are serious about improving your relationship, Brianna will provide expert and compassionate couples therapy and work with you to develop the skills and tools you need to reignite your relationship.

Long-lasting Results

Her approach is based on the DBT for Couples Model and centers on both individual couples sessions and skills-based classes. Therapy is focused on the goal of helping you make gains quickly and avoid getting stuck in therapy long-term.

Grow and Thrive

DBT for Couples and Imago Relationship Therapy can help balance emotion regulation and heighten a couple’s communication. You can learn to regulate your emotions so that they stop negatively affecting your relationship and use healthy communication methods to connect with each other and help your relationship thrive.

Brianna has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents, and couples. She personalizes treatment plans to help clients successfully navigate relationships through life-altering obstacles and periods of extreme change.

Tailored to Your Needs

Reach out to learn more about how therapy can support you through parenting young children and the postpartum period, infidelity, anxiety, work stress, long-distance relationships, dating and divorce, phone addictions, and more. Brianna is certified in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for insomnia, a research-based program that helped reduce insomnia in 6-7 weeks.

In addition to DBT, DBT for Couples, and Imago Therapy, Brianna will draw on CBT, mindfulness, and other evidence-based tools to create a tailored therapy plan that focuses on your goals for therapy.

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Brianna's Training for Couples Therapy

DBT Therapist and DBT for Couples Training

Brianna Brunner, Couples Counselor verified by Psychology TodayBrianna’s formal training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) includes completing the 5-Day DBT Foundational Training, and an Advanced DBT workshop for experienced DBT providers through Behavioral Technologies, and DBT for Couples training by Alan Fruzzeti who adapted DBT for couples. She also completed Diagnosis and Treatment for Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder, through the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder. Brianna also attended the Harvard Medical School Attachment Conference in October of 2013.

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Imago Relationship Therapy Training

Brianna is currently earning her certification in Imago Relationship Therapy. She will be attending a 12-day Imago training and has already attended a 3-day Imago Workshop for Couples.

Other Evidence-based Training

Brianna’s training includes Mindfulness-Based Training at the Omega Institute, and intensive training in Schema Therapy for Personality Disorders at the NJ Institute for Schema Therapy, DBT Team Consultation training, Cultural Competence, and Ethics training.

She participates in regular training programs in order to bring you the best tools available for healing.

Brianna’s Past Experience

Brianna trained and mentored clinical staff as an Assistant Director for DBT services at over 3 locations, and was also the Clinical Coordinator for an Adolescent DBT Program. On top of maintaining these positions, she provided direct clinical services which included: individual DBT therapy, skills training groups, couples therapy, and phone coaching.

Couples Therapy Services provides couples counseling and marriage therapy. Proudly based out of Princeton and Manalapan New Jersey and serving all of New Jersey online.