Jean Simone, LCSWR has been a social worker for 15 years. She has held her present position as Director of Behavioral Health Services with Family Services, previously Hudson Valley Mental Health, for 8 years. Prior to this has worked with Crime Victims and managed a home for single mothers. She received her Undergraduate Social Work degree from Marist College and her Master of Social Work Degree from Fordham University. Jean believes in a strength-based approach to counseling because all people have hidden abilities and potential.