Ms. LiBretto is a New York State licensed mental health counselor, critical incident trauma specialist, an emotional intelligence success coach, and a certified addiction recovery coach. She is certified in acute traumatic stress management, anger management, disaster crisis/trauma counseling, mental health first aid, addiction recovery coaching, and Havening Techniques(R). Ms. LiBretto’s eclectic healing arts private practice incorporates a myriad of unique modalities including biofeedback, integrative energy healing, reiki, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and positive psychology into her work to motivationally and effectively move her clients forward with their lives. Adding Havening Techniques(r) to her trauma and coaching work has been hugely successful for all of her clients.
Ms. LiBretto is a frequent facilitator at the Havening Techniques conferences. She was nominated to serve on the International Veterans-Havening Techniques Committee by the UK leadership and currently serves on the Havening.org’s US Veterans Committee as a liaison connecting Havening.org with veteran organizations on Long Island and providing Havening Techniques(R) to veterans. Dr. Ronald Ruden has encouraged her to begin a Havening Techniques efficacy study aimed specifically with Hurricane Sandy PTSD survivors, a population she worked with for 2 ½ years. She was formerly on staff at North Shore University Hospital for over 9 years as a senior biofeedback therapist and medical resident instructor, working with patients at the Cohn Pain Management Center, the Center for Neuropsychological Services, teaching the Department of Neurology resident staff, and being a contributing member of the hospital's Complementary and Alternative Steering and Education Committees.
Ms. LiBretto works with corporations to provide critical incident work that includes stress/trauma/grief management services through employee assistance programs (EAPs) as well as providing on-on-one counseling sessions. Her coaching and Havening Techniques(R) services are provided in her office or via Skype sessions.
Ms. LiBretto currently serves on the Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force and the Long Island Recovery Association's Wellness Committee. In the past, she has served on several board of director positions (including the Biofeedback Society of New York, the Northeastern Regional Biofeedback Society, Long Island Women's Agenda, and the New York Civil Liberties Union). She has been a frequent contributor of health and wellness articles for Long Island GEM Magazine and Newsday's Wellness Magazine as well as being a guest contributor and consultant for journalists' blogs. She lectures professionally to hospitals, corporations, non-profit organizations, and community groups. Mental Health Counseling students utilize her mentorship services for professional growth and experiential learning. Ms. LiBretto hails originally from Copenhagen Denmark. She enjoys traveling frequently to the U.S. West coast and Europe to visit with her family and friends.