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About Us

Our Counselors

Gladys Bernabe-Crasta

MSW, LCSW, holds a master of social work from Rutgers University, also provides christian license clinical pastoral counseling, has more than 25 years of professional experience in the mental health field, providing psychotherapy to adults, teens, children, couples and families. She uses a variety of leading-edge treatment modalities, her overarching approach is client-centered, which means that all clients are treated with respect and dignity and are also active partners in their own treatment. Gladys Bernabe-Crasta is founder and president of Seek Find Professional Counseling Services, a multicultural, bilingual counseling and wellness center serving Monmouth County’s diverse population, both English-and Spanish-speaking.

Johnnie Bryant

MSW, LCSW, holds a bachelor's degree in music therapy from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music and a Master of Social work from Rutgers University. Over the past 20 years, he has worked with children, adolescents, adults, seniors and families who have had a variety of mental health issues. This includes working with clients on an inpatient psychiatric setting and various outpatient settings. Johnnie believes everyone has intrinsic value and the ability to make positive change in their lives, whether their issues are substance abuse, depression, anxiety, phobias, sexual abuse, relationship issues or issues surrounding sexuality. Because people are individuals, Johnnie takes an eclectic approach to treatment. Some interventions may include techniques such as guided imagery; cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral modification or strengths-based approach.

Edward Zupkus

MA, LPC, holds a B.A. in Psychology. My therapeutic programming services include individual and group therapy; life skills training and substance abuse counseling to mentally ill, chemically addicted adults and adolescents

I also taught behavior modification and relapse prevention skills to obese individuals and provide individual and group counseling. Development and implementations of psycho educational and traditional group therapy.

Claudia Remite

CPS,Certified Pastoral Counselor, fluent in Spanish and English. My professional skills and training is geared to helping our clients work through their issues and strive toward higher levels of inner peace. My education includes licensure in Temperament Analysis Profile, which is based on each person being unique. We all have different tendencies socially, in decision making skills and intimately, these three areas are evaluated giving you thorough and in depth look at your personal, unique temperament.

Group Psychotherapy

This group is designed to assist clients with Mental Illness such as Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Anxiety Disorders develop a wellness recovery plan within a group setting. Issues addressed in the group will include:

  • Medication Adherence
  • Developing Healthy coping strategies through effective:
    1. Stress Management
    2. Development of Health Leisure Skills
    3. Psycho Education
    4. Community Networking
    5. Peer Feedback: Family Issues; Work Issues; Substance Abuse

This is an ideal group for clients who don’t meet the criteria for Partial Hospitalization or Intensive Out Patient level of care but would still benefit from group treatment.

What I Choose to Do and Be ?

A unique group for adolescents that will allow them to discover themselves as they learn to explore consequences, feelings and choices. Among the topics to be discussed:

  • Thinking before making choices
  • Managing anger
  • Making ruling choices
  • Dating
  • Coping with sorrow and loss
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills
  • Problem solving and much more

This group will be everything you expect and more. The one thing that it will not be is "boring!"

Parents, teachers, church leaders, youth groups, and community leaders, refer your youth! Call to register. Youths, take charge and ask to be registerd. After all, we are talking about what you choose to do and be!

Christian Counseling

Seek and Find has License Christian Pastoral Counselors that are prepared to help you navigate thru difficult times in your life using God’s principals. In these difficult times where despair and hopelessness seem to be gripping peoples life, our pastoral counselors will help you gain wisdom, understanding and hope on how to work through your situations. Matt: 7:7 talks about us reaching out, look, ask, knock and we will receive, Isaiah 30:18 is saying how God wants to be gracious to us, don’t ever give up there is always hope. You will learn that the mind is the leader or forerunner of all actions, therefore don’t be someone with a bad attitude and a negative mind set, always think good things.