Last week we introduced you to Lauren Johnson, LMFT, who provides counseling services through Friends of Firefighters in Forest Hills, Queens Mondays, 11-5 and Thursdays, 9-5. This week we have 2 more counselors to introduce you to. Contact us to make an appointment with any of them.

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Justin Kennard, LCSW earned his master’s degree in social work from NYU. He has worked in the mental health field for over 7 years and has experience working with adults, couples, and families who seek support for reasons including stress, trauma, relationship issues, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, and grief and loss. He is currently in post-graduate psychotherapy training and starting a private practice. Justin provides counseling through FoF in Upper Manhattan (W 150th St.) on Mondays 11:30-7 and Wednesdays 9-3.



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Kristina Hamilton, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and prolonged exposure therapy certified provider. Kristina earned her masters degree from Adelphi University. Kristina previously worked at the FDNY Bureau of Health Services WTC Medical Monitoring Program and the FDNY Counseling Service Unit. For the past 5 years she has worked at the Department of Veteran Affairs providing counseling to active duty service members and veterans who returned from combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Kristina provides counseling through FoF in Dongan Hills/Todt Hill, Staten Island on Mondays 11-6 and Tuesdays 9-3:30.