Dr. Jeanna Pagnotta is a licensed psychologist at the Williamsburg Therapy Group who provides psychotherapy to adults, couples, and adolescents. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and trauma, as well as issues related to sexuality and multicultural identity development. She particularly enjoys working with young adults navigating personal and professional life transitions.
Dr. Pagnotta believes that a genuine and supportive therapeutic relationship is a key component of change and healing. She strives to create a safe, non-judgmental environment for her clients to explore their personal narratives and gain insight into the underlying issues blocking their ability to thrive in their current situations.
Working from a psychodynamic framework, Dr. Pagnotta integrates mindfulness practice and CBT techniques to help her clients connect with their authentic selves, challenge negative patterns, and foster personal life fulfillment.
Dr. Pagnotta is also an expert in social media psychology and digital mental health. She facilitates therapy groups at WTG aimed at addressing social media-related mental health concerns – including depression, loneliness, anxiety, and disconnection from oneself. Through her work, she helps clients gain insight into the role of technology in their lives and develop empowering strategies for emotional well-being in the digital era.
Dr. Pagnotta earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, after completing her pre-doctoral internship at Kings County Hospital. She earned her BA in Psychology from Cornell University. She has worked in diverse treatment settings including college counseling centers, community mental health clinics, inpatient hospitals, veterans hospitals, and NYC public schools. In addition to her practice at the Williamsburg Therapy Group, Dr. Pagnotta works as an adjunct psychology professor at NYU Steinhardt.