Jase Brakoniecki

Intern

Jase looks to provide a gentle therapeutic setting that fosters non-judgment and the space for their clients to be vulnerable. Jase’s approach is client-centered and identity-affirming, as Jase believes that each client is the expert in their own life. Jase uses social justice, transfeminist and queer theory lenses to help clients see the impact of their environment on their identity and mental health. Jase looks to utilize compassion and humor to develop a trusting relationship where trauma and grief can be explored safely.

 

Jase has over ten years of experience working with folks in an outpatient substance use setting. Through this work, Jase has seen success in meeting people where they are, helping guide them to heal and working with them to align their external world with their internal identity.


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Education and Training

MSS Candidate • Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

BA • Psychology • Temple University

Areas of Focus

 

Substance use, anxiety, gender, sexuality

Theoretical Orientation

  • Relational

  • Trauma-informed

  • Client-centered

  • Strengths-based

  • Critical race theory

  • Queer theory