Meet Janet Kazmer
Janet Kazmer, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, marriage and family therapy for adolescents and adults; consultation/education for a parent or caregiver of a child who is struggling with an emotional, behavioral or psychiatric illness. She maintains a private practice in Cary, NC.
With over 20 years experience as a therapist and a graduate of Boston University specializing in mental health, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis, stress management, relationship issues, life transitions, communication difficulties, and grief and loss.
Janet is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
Janet's Education & Experience
Masters Degree - Clinical Social Work | Boston University - Boston, MA | May 1995
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of North Carolina (LCSW)
Perkins DO, Lesserman J, Jarskog LF, Graham K, Kazmer J, Lieberman JA: Characterizing and Dating the Onset of Symptoms in Psychotic Illness: The Symptom Onset in Schizophrenia (SOS) Inventory. Schizophrenia Research 44 (1): 1-10, 2000.
Perkins DO, Nieri J, Kazmer J: Clinician Interactions with Patients and Families. Comprehensive Care of Schizophrenia, Edited by Lieberman JA and Murray R. Matin Dunitz Publishers, 2001, 121-132.
Past Professional Experience/Employment
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dept of Psychiatry,
Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Clinic
John Umstead Hospital, Case Manager
McLean Hospital/Massachusette General Hospital Affiliate,
Case Manager, Dept of Psychiatry
Completion of Level 3 Practicum training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School Teaching Facility | Mental Health Internship
Professional Activities and Memberships
Served on Orange County Mental Health Association Board
Member of the National Association of Social Workers
Co-founder of the Orphan, Adoption and Foster Care Ministry