Josefina (Josie) Carmona, MS, MS, Marriage & Family Therapy in Buffalo, New York, 14202

Josefina (Josie) Carmona, MS,


Josefina (Josie) Carmona, MS,


Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 000959
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Fidelis Care (NY)
  • Out of Network Provider
Fees: Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $110
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability


BUFFALO, New York 14202

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My Approach to Helping

It can be hard to find a way out when you're caught in the eye of the storm, feeling overwhelmed, confused, and unable to see the big picture. But imagine feeling empowered, being able to trust yourself to take the next step. Let me help guide you. You don't need to endure your struggle alone.

I specialize in helping women overcome and heal from issues with depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship difficulties. I understand how the particular obstacles, problems, and stressors that we as women face can impact our mental health. The overwhelming responsibilities, the struggle to balance different roles, the constant worries, life transitions, identity issues, low self-esteem, relationship conflict, unrealistic expectations from society and family, can leave us feeling like we're going through life on survival mode.

I'm a counselor with advanced training in trauma, and marriage and family therapy, used to treat the individual. I work from a relational and feminist perspective, using a wide variety of therapeutic approaches including but not limited to EMDR to help you heal from trauma and past emotional injuries, as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy to help you see and experience challenges from a different perspective. I want to inspire you to listen to your own needs and be true to yourself, to help you embrace your own power.

Let me walk with you on this journey. I believe in a nurturing and supportive therapeutic relationship, developed through equality, authenticity, safety, trust, and hope. I promise to be honest and open. I will use my heart, clinical knowledge, and experience to shine a light to help you find a path to wellness. Together, we can work toward diminishing your pain and suffering, to develop resilience, so that you may experience increased happiness, balance, purpose, and self-acceptance. If you're ready to start making changes in your life, then let's discuss how I can be of help to you.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English
  • Spanish

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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