Patricia BatistaMSW, LSW- Clinician
Patty is a two-time Rutgers New Brunswick alumna, receiving both her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) with a minor in Criminology and her Master of Social Work (MSW) with an emphasis on Mental and Behavioral health. Patty is also a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the state of New Jersey.
Patty has a wide range of background experiences, from working with formerly incarcerated college students at the New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons (NJ-STEP), to working with the homeless and immigrant population at Elijah’s Promise and Promise Clinic, and working in the higher education setting at Rutgers University. Patty has a wide range of interests, but at her core lies her passion for advocating for the rights of the oppressed and powerless, minorities, traumatized personnel, and individuals with diverse backgrounds. With a strong sense of social justice, Patty wants to leverage her expertise for the betterment and advancement of individuals, families, communities, and overall society.
Patty wants to “lead a life in service of others,” and this drive brought her to Clarity Treatment Center, LLC. Patty eagerly joined the team at Clarity, and her therapeutic style upholds a strength-based, client-centered approach as well as a Person in Environment perspective.