Charlette Mikulka is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with three decades of professional experience. She earned her masters degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work in 1976 and has engaged in child protective services, family life education and psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Charlette is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, EMDR International Association, International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation.
Charlette maintains a full time private psychotherapy practice. She is certified in EMDR, a clinically and research-validated treatment for healing psychological trauma. Charlette is also certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT,) a highly respected approach to helping couples and family members build a secure emotional bond.
Additionally, Charlette's personal experience has contributed greatly to her knowledge of couple and family dynamics, the subject of her book, Peace in the Heart and Home. She has reflected deeply on her emotional and relational experience within her family of origin and adult family. Charlette and her husband, Joe, have been together over forty years.They have two sons, Michael, 28 and Christopher, 22.
As well as enjoying her family, her profession and learning, Charlette loves being with friends, appreciating and photographing nature and architecture, walking, bicycling, quilting, singing, cooking and visiting her favorite places: New York City; the New Jersey Shore; New Hope, Pennsylvania and Vermont.