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Prolific Life works with emotionally overwhelmed parents, self-harming teens, and conflicted adults. 

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is a one-to-one therapeutic relationship between a client and a trained mental health professional. Individual therapy can cover a wide range of topics as the overall goal is to improve the client's well-being and functioning. Individual therapy is designed to create a safe and confidential space for an individual to explore their life experiences, including their thought patterns, beliefs, emotional concerns, and behaviors, as well as how these parts of their identities impact their functioning, relationships, and life fulfillment. During individual therapy, clients will work with the clinician to identify and develop measurable treatment goals to work on during therapy and these goals will be periodically evaluated and adjusted as needed. To schedule a 15-minute consult, click here.

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Teen Therapy

Individual therapy for teenagers can be a critical tool. During the teenage years, teens are faced with many trials as they explore their own identities and manage social pressures and educational expectations. Add in familial pressures, sibling conflict, and interpersonal concerns, and teens are often in need of a safe space to explore their emotions, manage their behaviors, and develop appropriate coping skills to regulate themselves. Teen therapy can also assist teens with exploring their beliefs surrounding career opportunities, tertiary educational paths, financial concerns, and personal goals to help them improve quality of life. To schedule a 15-minute consult, click here​.

Therapy with Prolific Life

Prolific Life Wellness & Consulting, LLC specializes in individual therapy for adults as well as teen therapy. For clients who care about the jargons, Prolific Life uses a Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic (CBT) Approach. We also utilize a strength-based and trauma-informed approach. We believe in a person-centered approach to counseling that humanizes our clients. Prolific Life also utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT) - a form of CBT that research has demonstrated is effective in working with clients who engage in self-harming behaviors.


As the owner of Prolific Life, Charmaine is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a National Certified Counselor. Charmaine is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Charmaine is also currently in training to become a NJ-based Disaster Recovery Crisis Counselor.

For clients who just want to know how we can help you, Prolific Life understands the need to explore how past traumas bleed into our present lives. Prolific Life wants to help clients explore how poor emotion regulation affects them and causes conflict and stress within themselves and in their relationships. Prolific wants to work with clients to explore how faulty thinking and distorted cognition impact emotions and behaviors and leads to poor quality of life. Prolific wants to help teens and adults learn healthy and effective coping skills to tolerate discomfort and painful experiences and how to build acceptance and resilience so that they do not remain stuck in one moment for the rest of their lives. Prolific Life wants to empower clients to strengthen their coping toolbox, build healthy habits and behaviors, gain improved self-awareness, and increase self-esteem so that they can work themselves out of therapy.

Prolific Life specializes in working with teens who self-harm and with parents of teens who self-harm. We also provide support to clients who are coping with recent traumas.

Here are the general mental health concerns that we provide support for:

  • Parental support for parent of high-risk teens

  • Self-harm

  • Suicidal Ideations

  • Life Transitions

  • Grief (complex)

  • Anxiety

  • Depression (postpartum)

  • Trauma - PTSD (generational, vicarious, complex, medical, present/past)

  • Abuse

  • Sexual Assault 

  • Trafficking

  • Cultural Concerns (displacement, immigration, migration, assimilation)

  • Chronic medical illnesses

  • Women's Issues

  • Stress Management

  • Self-care & boundaries

  • Interpersonal 

  • Mindset

  • Goalsetting

  • Coping Skills

  • Communication Skills

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