Eileen Brito is a bilingual Spanish-speaking Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Eileen earned her graduate degree in Clinical Social Work in 2000 from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the City College of New York in 1998.  

As an undergraduate, Eileen began working with LGBTQ+ homeless youth at Covenant house in NYC.  Since receiving her graduate degree, she has provided psychotherapy services in various outpatient community mental health settings in addition to having a private practice in NYC.  Eileen has facilitated group therapy for the LGBTQ+ community at the Bronx Lesbian and Gay Health Resource Consortium. 

Eileen has been affiliated with the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services in Bronx, N.Y, providing care to Latina, monolingual women and the LGBTQ+ community in an outpatient community setting.  During her time at JBFCS, she also completed a five-year certificate program via the Martha K Selig Educational Institute where she specialized in group therapy.   She has also conducted assessments and treatment for co-occurring disorders at various substance abuse outpatient and residential facilities.

Additionally, Eileen has been affiliated with St. Luke’s Behavioral Health in Bethlehem, P.A. where she provided individual, family, group and couples counseling for adolescents and adults in an outpatient mental health clinic.  In her position, she developed clinical trainings for staff, provided supervision for mastered level counseling students, participated in radio interviews as well as write-ups in local newspapers and community magazines on the topic of mental health.   Eileen has held a position as an Adjunct Professor with Lehigh Carbon Community College, providing instruction for classes in the Human Services program and Sociology department.

In 2013, Eileen began a group practice, Pocono Behavioral Wellness, LLC in Stroudsburg, PA and expanded into Morristown and Mendham, NJ in most recent years.   Her group practice provides individual, family, group and couples counseling to children, adolescents, and adults with a wide spectrum of diagnosis.  Her specialties include working with the LGBTQ+ community, including providing gender affirming care for transgender and non-binary youth and adults, in addition to mood disorders, trauma, and women’s issues. 

Eileen’s theoretical approach is rooted in mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology, a strength-based perspective.  A special interest of Eileen’s includes holistic healing, an integrative approach that considers the body, mind, spirit, emotions, and incorporates yoga and meditation.  Since establishing her group practice, Eileen has remained committed to making treatment accessible to everyone in the community who is open to taking the journey.

Eileen takes great pride in working with her small bundles of joy, Cody and Mia, both teacup chihuahuas and certified therapy dogs with Therapy Dog International (TDI), a non-profit, nationally recognized volunteer organization.