Last updated: 11/4/2013

Jennifer S. DeSarro, RN, LCSW (305) 466-5599
Last Updated: 11/4/2013
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Years of Experience: 20

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


FL - LCSW [SW6779]
FL - Registered Nurse [RN1061622]

Credentials and Certifications:
Health Care Provider, Licensed
Registered Nurse (RN)

Office and Contact Information
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Jennifer S. DeSarro, RN, LCSW
2999 NE 191 Street
Suite 703
Aventura, FL 33180
(305) 466-5599

Contact: Jennifer DeSarro

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Aging Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Depression Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Elder Abuse Grief/Loss Infertility Life Transitions Medication Management Neurological Pain Management Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexuality Issues Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Medicine Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Satir
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Crisis Intervention Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Group Online Therapy Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce Step Families
Cancer Patients Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $75
Family: $200+

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Humana (Medicare PPO)
AETNA Health Humana Medical Plan
All Florida PPO Magellan Behavioral Health
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) MultiPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BlueChoice PPO) Neighborhood Health Partnership
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Options) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
Florida 1st Health Plans (Florida 1st Preferred PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Foundation Health (PPO) United HealthCare (UHC Medicare PPO)
Great-West Healthcare Vista Healthplan (PPO)
Healthchoice Managed Systems (PPO)

The Sandwich Generation
Adults caring for aging parents, underaged children still at home, caring for themselves & finding time for it all
Group Focus: General Issues
Family Dysfunction
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Aventura Office
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone: (305) 466-5599
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Wednesday