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Meet the Team.

We are a group of experienced counselors passionate about providing quality, trauma informed mental health care to our valued New Jersey clients. 


Sheila is a Licensed Professional Counselor; Approved Clinical Supervisor; and Practice Owner that specializes in trauma. She has been working with trauma since 2014.  As of November 2019, Sheila received her Approved Clinical Supervisor certification through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. Therefore, allowing her to supervise Licensed Associate Counselors (L.A.C’s) within the State of New Jersey.  Sheila completed her EMDRIA approved EMDR basic training April 2021 through the Personal Transformation Institute, and pursued her certification thereafter. Then in April of 2022 she became certified in EMDR. All of her EMDR training has been through the lens of S.A.F.E approach to EMDR. 

Her professional achievements are only a part of her identity. She also identifies as being first generation Ecuadorian-American; female; spouse; daughter; and a parent to two children. 

Sheila es una consejera profesional licenciada; Supervisor Clínico Aprobado; y propietario de práctica que se especializa en trauma. Ella ha estado trabajando con trauma desde 2014.  Sheila completó su entrenamiento básica de EMDR aprobada por EMDRIA en abril de 2021 a través del Personal Transformation Institute, y luego buscó su certificación. Luego, en abril de 2022, se certificó en EMDR. 

Sus logros profesionales son solo una parte de su identidad. También se identifica como ecuatoriano-primera generación Americana; femenino; hija; esposa; y padre de dos hijos.

 Private Pay, Out of Network Benefits 

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Sheila Reinoso-Jimenez, LPC, ACS

Practice Owner, Licensed Professional Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, EMDR Certified



 Patricia Sonia is a licensed Professional Art Therapist  (MA, ATR-BC, PAT) whose counseling approach is client centered and humanistic. She received her bachelor’s degree in Art with a minor in psychology from Montclair State University, and her master’s degree in Art therapy from Marywood University. She has experience working with all age groups, and with survivors of domestic and sexual violence. She is trained in Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and the Bowen Family Systems theory. 

Patricia Sonia es una terapeuta de arte certificada por la junta (MA, ATR-BC) cuyo enfoque de asesoramiento está centrado en el cliente y es humanista. Recibió su licenciatura en Arte con una especialización en psicología de la Universidad Estatal de Montclair y su maestría en Terapia de Arte de la Universidad de Marywood. Tiene experiencia trabajando con todos los grupos de edad y con sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica y sexual. Está capacitada en Terapia Cognitiva Conductual centrada en el Trauma y en la Teoría de los Sistemas de la Familia Bowen.

Private Pay Only

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Sonia Varela, MA, ATR-BC

Licensed Professional Art Therapist  

Mary Sarah


For over 20 years, Mary Sarah has implemented trauma intervention programs combining counseling with creativity and self-expression both individually; and globally as a UN Delegate for the Commission on the Status of Women.  She received a Certificate in TIR (Trauma Incident Reduction) from Victim Services Center in Miami, FL working with victims of domestic and war-based trauma and and offers ongoing practices in EFIT ( (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and Polyvagal Applications.


Mary Sarah deeply values the power of the therapeutic relationship to help restore connection to yourself and others, and works from a psychodynamic, strengths-based and systems approach to help shift long standing patterns, negative self-beliefs, and painful emotions.


She comes to you joyful, highly intuitive and with an unshakeable belief in the healing process.

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Licensed Associate Counselor, TIR Certified, 200 hr RYT

Mary Sarah Agliotta,  M.A, LAC



"We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to" - Brene Brown


When we are faced with challenges, trauma, loss, and life changes, it can feel overwhelming and scary. For some, the hardest thing to do is ask for help when faced with hardship. Kim is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR Therapist who recognizes the importance of cultivating a therapeutic alliance with her clients. Kim has several years of experience with treating adult survivors of domestic/sexual violence and treating adults with anxiety. To help foster a therapeutic relationship, she meets clients where they are in life and provides a safe, empathetic, and non-judgemental space for them. Kim’s implements EMDR and strength-based approaches to assist clients with building their resiliency and acquire coping strategies to tackle life challenges. Other therapeutic approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy tools, dialectical behavioral therapy tools, solution-focused approaches, safety planning, trauma psychoeducation, and domestic/sexual violence psychoeducation.


Kim graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and earned her Master's degree in Social work from Rutgers University with a clinical concentration in Violence Against Women in Children. In 2021, she completed her EMDR Basic Training through the Personal Transformation Institute and became a Certified EMDR Therapist through EMDRIA in 2022. Her clinical experience includes working with adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, domestic/sexual violence, and Traumatic Brain Injury. 


Kimberly Peck, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, EMDR certified



“When we have the courage to walk into our story and own it, we get to write the ending.”

-Brene Brown

Lauren Lia (She/Her) is a licensed clinical social worker and certified clinical supervisor. Lauren has spent her career providing counseling and PTSD therapy to survivors of trauma, particularly domestic and sexual violence. Lauren is a nationally certified Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapist and consultant, through the Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety at University of Pennsylvania. She is nationally certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (TF-CBT) trained at the CARES Institute at Rowan University. She is a trained EMDR therapist. She studied Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Beck Institute. Lauren ensures that each person receives individualized treatment with evidence-based therapy modalities.

Lauren has provided clinical supervision for clinical interns, Licensed Social Workers, and Licensed Associate Counselors. She received her Clinical Supervision Certified from Rutgers University.

She is honored to walk by your side throughout your journey- wherever it may lead!

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Lauren Lia, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, EMDR certified



Sarah is Healing Pathway's Practice Manager. She graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2021 with her Bachelors in Psychology. She has since worked in administration for varying levels of mental health care, including both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health facilities.


Sarah feels inspired daily by the clinicians and counselors she has had the pleasure of working with, and hopes to go back to school to become a counselor herself in the future. Sarah is extremely proud to be a part of the Healing Pathways team.

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Sarah Eastman, BA

Practice Manager


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