Lucy Sant’Anna Takagi, Psy.D, LLC, Clinical Psychologist with her own practice, and affiliated with the Center for Child Advocacy and Policy at Montclair State University, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Newark, New Jersey. Top Doctor Awards are dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners, who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.
Dr. Takagi has been in practice for 11 years, and has already become established as one of Newark’s leading clinical psychologists. Her career in psychology began in 1997 when she received her Masters in Educational Psychology from Montclair State University in New Jersey. In 2006, she graduated from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Dr. Takagi provides psychotherapy to a wide range of conditions, including post traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, and relationship difficulties, as well as counseling for victims of sexual abuse and other traumas. Dr. Takagi is particularly renowned for her expertise in immigration and provides forensic evaluations for immigration. Originally from Brazil, she works closely with New Jersey’s Portuguese speaking community.
Alongside her work at her own practice, Dr. Takagi has served as a psychologist for Affiliates in Psychology and Education, and offers pro-bono psychotherapy for A Home Within in New Jersey, an organization committed to providing free treatment to children and adolescents with a history in the child welfare system. Dr. Lucy Sant’Anna Takagi is an active member of the New Jersey Psychological Association and has been nominated a NJPA Executive Board Member at Large for 2018-2021. She is also the President of the Essex County Association of Psychologists (EUCAP) in New Jersey. It is her dedication and expertise that makes her a very worthy winner of a 2017 Top Doctor Award.
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