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Thanks for visiting our site. We are a team of people committed to help the Latino community and other disadvantaged groups to have access to mental health services. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.


Yudelka Columna, MSW, LCSW

About Us

Our Founder



Yudelka Columna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is the founder of Healing Partners. She uses strengths based and trauma informed approach in an empathetic, safe, and ethical environment serving individuals, children, adults, and families presenting with challenges including suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, trauma, behavioral issues, and immigration issues. She provides services including solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based and trauma informed treatment modalities, and psychoeducation.

Yudelka emigrated from the Dominican Republic where she received multiple awards as a top student, and graduated with a degree in Business Administration at APEC University in Santo Domingo. She obtained her Masters degree in Social Work specializing in cultural competence, helping diverse populations, from the Richard Stockton College of NJ. She received post-graduate training in Integrative Health Care from the University of Massachusetts.

Yudelka has more than 15 years of experience helping people in different settings, including  the Department of Child Protection and Permanency of New Jersey, Federal Qualified Community Health Care Centers, and providing intensive In-Home therapy through the New Jersey Children’s Systems of Care (PerformCare). 

Yudelka speaks English and Spanish; she is friendly, genuine, down to earth, with strong engagement and listening skills. Yudelka works to ensure her clients feel safe in a nonjudgmental and compassionate environment as she helps them on their healing journey.

Yudelka works with our amazing team that are committed to helping others, and to turn convictions into action. Think you would be a good fit? See our form below for more information!

Our History

Healing Partners was created in 2019, based on the need of quality, ethical and cultural sensitive mental health services for Latinos and other disadvantaged groups. This nonprofit was created in the area of Warren county to provide sensible solutions. We are consistently growing, all thanks to the helping hands of this amazing community!

Our Mission

 We focus on providing free to low cost, cultural sensitive mental health services to the Latino community and other disadvantaged groups in order to reduce the stigma that may be attached to mental illness or emotional issues in certain populations. 

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