Lauren Block
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I am psychotherapist devoted to helping adult individuals and couples achieve improved relationships, contentment, self-confidence and acceptance. I work with clients through teletherapy or in-person sessions to identify underlying problems and improve ways of coping, with specialization in couples counseling, grief and complicated grief, anxiety, depression and adoption. My post-graduate training includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, marital/couples issues, adoption throughout the life cycle, grief and bereavement and the spectrum of issues relating to trauma.
(973) 528-7517
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Offers online therapy
I am psychotherapist devoted to helping adult individuals and couples achieve improved relationships, contentment, self-confidence and acceptance. I work with clients through teletherapy or in-person sessions to identify underlying problems and improve ways of coping, with specialization in couples counseling, grief and complicated grief, anxiety, depression and adoption. My post-graduate training includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, marital/couples issues, adoption throughout the life cycle, grief and bereavement and the spectrum of issues relating to trauma.
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Chloe Berger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I specialize in teens, adoption and LGBTQIA+.
Connection and a place with zero judgement. That is what I want those I meet with to experience. Having a sense of connection and trust with your therapist is such a key ingredient when working through the difficult issues that led you to seek help in the first place. My goal is to create an environment where you feel accepted, supported, and safe to be yourself. I want you to open the door and feel greeted with compassion/ validation for all that you’re going through and where you feel your emotional needs are met. Whether you are seeking support for yourself, your child, a teen, or a loved one, I am here to hear you.
(856) 405-3633
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Offers online therapy
I specialize in teens, adoption and LGBTQIA+.
Connection and a place with zero judgement. That is what I want those I meet with to experience. Having a sense of connection and trust with your therapist is such a key ingredient when working through the difficult issues that led you to seek help in the first place. My goal is to create an environment where you feel accepted, supported, and safe to be yourself. I want you to open the door and feel greeted with compassion/ validation for all that you’re going through and where you feel your emotional needs are met. Whether you are seeking support for yourself, your child, a teen, or a loved one, I am here to hear you.
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Michele L. Cole
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, NJ, NY Verified
Offers online therapy
Welcome. I specialize in the treatment of a variety of family issues. I treat children and teens struggling with emotional and/or behavioral issues and parents coping with these challenges, infertility and family-building through assisted reproduction or adoption and grief counseling for miscarriage and pregnancy loss. I offer a safe and supportive space to explore the many and often difficult choices and feelings associated with family building options such as IVF, donor sperm/egg, gestational carrier and adoption. I can help you manage the stress inherent in the process and help you work through couples and parenting issues.
(908) 867-0127
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Offers online therapy
Welcome. I specialize in the treatment of a variety of family issues. I treat children and teens struggling with emotional and/or behavioral issues and parents coping with these challenges, infertility and family-building through assisted reproduction or adoption and grief counseling for miscarriage and pregnancy loss. I offer a safe and supportive space to explore the many and often difficult choices and feelings associated with family building options such as IVF, donor sperm/egg, gestational carrier and adoption. I can help you manage the stress inherent in the process and help you work through couples and parenting issues.
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Catherine Bianchi, Ph.D.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Offers online therapy
I've been able to help people who have concerns about their relationships, work, health, a history of trauma, or attachment concerns related to adoption.
I'm providing telehealth services for parental guidance and treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma in teens and adults. Don't be alone during the pandemic.
(973) 292-1223
Verified
Offers online therapy
I've been able to help people who have concerns about their relationships, work, health, a history of trauma, or attachment concerns related to adoption.
I'm providing telehealth services for parental guidance and treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma in teens and adults. Don't be alone during the pandemic.
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Jeannine Zoppi
Psychologist, PhD Verified
My specialties include: psychotherapy for adoption issues, trauma, PTSD, adult survivors of childhood abuse, depression and anxiety.
I strongly feel that healing can take place only in the context of a relationship in which someone experiences safety, compassion and understanding. It is through this process that people can awaken in themselves the possibilities for growth and transformation, often hidden by the negative effects of trauma, depression, anxiety, anger and loss. In my treatment approach, I communicate to my patients that they are not alone in their suffering, that they have the strength to tolerate the uncertainties of life, and they do have choices even if they feel stuck and alone.
(973) 970-3903
Verified
My specialties include: psychotherapy for adoption issues, trauma, PTSD, adult survivors of childhood abuse, depression and anxiety.
I strongly feel that healing can take place only in the context of a relationship in which someone experiences safety, compassion and understanding. It is through this process that people can awaken in themselves the possibilities for growth and transformation, often hidden by the negative effects of trauma, depression, anxiety, anger and loss. In my treatment approach, I communicate to my patients that they are not alone in their suffering, that they have the strength to tolerate the uncertainties of life, and they do have choices even if they feel stuck and alone.
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Robyn DeRespinis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACS Verified
Offers online therapy
Providing my clients with a comfortable, open, non-judgmental environment is key to developing a trusting relationship. I have found it to be so important for my clients to recognize and build upon their own strengths. In our work together we can establish definable goals for treatment and uncover various patterns that developed over time. After obtaining a Master's Degree from Columbia University, I had the opportunity to work in both inpatient, outpatient, and private practice settings. I specialize in working with individuals of all ages who are dealing with anxiety, self-destructive behaviors, or adoption-related concerns.
(848) 212-8182
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Offers online therapy
Providing my clients with a comfortable, open, non-judgmental environment is key to developing a trusting relationship. I have found it to be so important for my clients to recognize and build upon their own strengths. In our work together we can establish definable goals for treatment and uncover various patterns that developed over time. After obtaining a Master's Degree from Columbia University, I had the opportunity to work in both inpatient, outpatient, and private practice settings. I specialize in working with individuals of all ages who are dealing with anxiety, self-destructive behaviors, or adoption-related concerns.
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Maria Arrington
MSW, LSW Verified
Offers online therapy
She has over 10 years’ experience working with a trauma informed care background to help a wide range of issues and populations, including: adoption, foster care, family systems and more.
Mia works from a strengths based perspective and believes that therapy is not a one-size fits all. She believes each client already possesses gifts and strengths, and she helps clients understand their innate abilities. Mia enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to help them identify their goals and encourages clients to utilize their existing strengths, while also learning new skills and tools to reach their goals. Mia prioritizes building trust and rapport with clients to build a foundation for meaningful connection and healing to occur. Mia knows clients deserve thoughtful, tailored treatment and is dedicated.
(973) 577-5766
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Offers online therapy
She has over 10 years’ experience working with a trauma informed care background to help a wide range of issues and populations, including: adoption, foster care, family systems and more.
Mia works from a strengths based perspective and believes that therapy is not a one-size fits all. She believes each client already possesses gifts and strengths, and she helps clients understand their innate abilities. Mia enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to help them identify their goals and encourages clients to utilize their existing strengths, while also learning new skills and tools to reach their goals. Mia prioritizes building trust and rapport with clients to build a foundation for meaningful connection and healing to occur. Mia knows clients deserve thoughtful, tailored treatment and is dedicated.
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Beverly Dean
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCTP, ACS, CBT-GT Verified
Offers online therapy
I have completed certification programs in Adoption Studies & Sand Play! By combining components of traditional talk therapy like CBT DBT or Family Systems with EMDR and Sand Play, I find clients can propel themselves forward!.
Welcome to the first step on your journey to peace and wellness! I work with children, adolescents and adults to increase their ability to dream big and move forward! I am a fully Licensed therapist. In addition I hold credentials as a Certified Clinical Supervisor, A Certified EMDR therapist, A Certified Clinical Trauma Professional & A Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. I am a seasoned therapist with over 25 years of experience who draws from psychotherapy modalities in both verbal and creative realms. I specialize in anxiety, trauma and Perinatal Mental Health.
(862) 505-2444
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Offers online therapy
I have completed certification programs in Adoption Studies & Sand Play! By combining components of traditional talk therapy like CBT DBT or Family Systems with EMDR and Sand Play, I find clients can propel themselves forward!.
Welcome to the first step on your journey to peace and wellness! I work with children, adolescents and adults to increase their ability to dream big and move forward! I am a fully Licensed therapist. In addition I hold credentials as a Certified Clinical Supervisor, A Certified EMDR therapist, A Certified Clinical Trauma Professional & A Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. I am a seasoned therapist with over 25 years of experience who draws from psychotherapy modalities in both verbal and creative realms. I specialize in anxiety, trauma and Perinatal Mental Health.
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Dori Kavanagh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
*I am currently only accepting new patients diagnosed with infertility or those considering adoption or reproductive medicine.* I am passionate about working with those that are a part of the Adoption Triad, those that are struggling with an Infertility diagnosis, and those that identify as LGBTQ or a part of a LGBTQ Family. I have done extensive research, post graduate training, community organizing and clinical work with these populations for over 10 years. I take great pride in helping patients become the narrators of their own stories while on their journey to healing.
(201) 500-1759
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Offers online therapy
*I am currently only accepting new patients diagnosed with infertility or those considering adoption or reproductive medicine.* I am passionate about working with those that are a part of the Adoption Triad, those that are struggling with an Infertility diagnosis, and those that identify as LGBTQ or a part of a LGBTQ Family. I have done extensive research, post graduate training, community organizing and clinical work with these populations for over 10 years. I take great pride in helping patients become the narrators of their own stories while on their journey to healing.
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Linda Searles Stone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
It can be confusing and anxiety-provoking choosing a therapist. I have over thirty years' clinical experience. I am pleased to work with individuals, adolescents, and/or families. I have particular experience serving women, teens who are trans/gay/nonbinary, families formed by adoption, and individuals with intersex differences.
(848) 233-4432
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Offers online therapy
It can be confusing and anxiety-provoking choosing a therapist. I have over thirty years' clinical experience. I am pleased to work with individuals, adolescents, and/or families. I have particular experience serving women, teens who are trans/gay/nonbinary, families formed by adoption, and individuals with intersex differences.
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Laura S Callahan, MA, EdS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, EdS, LPC Verified
I am also a certified adoption specialist.
Children/Teens/Individual/Family Therapy/Play Therapy My role as a therapist is to help children/teens and their families work through difficult issues that are causing conflict in their family, peer and school/work relationships. The theraputic goal is to help guide clients as they explore possible choices that will resolve their conflicts and help them move forward with their lives.
(908) 364-7841
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I am also a certified adoption specialist.
Children/Teens/Individual/Family Therapy/Play Therapy My role as a therapist is to help children/teens and their families work through difficult issues that are causing conflict in their family, peer and school/work relationships. The theraputic goal is to help guide clients as they explore possible choices that will resolve their conflicts and help them move forward with their lives.
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Beth Peritz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, JD Verified
Offers online therapy
I have a specialty working with women on many issues including eating disorders, life transitions, depression, anxiety, infertility or are considering adoption.
I am a psychotherapist with over 20 years experience working with teenagers, adults, couples and families. I work with an attachment focus which means that I believe that the relationship with you is most important to healing and change. Our relationship needs to be based on compassion, support, trust and your feeling safe with me. In addition I am always increasing my knowledge finding new ways to help such as CBT, EMDR, AEDP, EFT, DDP. I would be happy to talk to you about how I can be of help 201-755-5040 or you can visit my website for more information www.ridgewoodpsychotherapy.com
(201) 755-5040
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I have a specialty working with women on many issues including eating disorders, life transitions, depression, anxiety, infertility or are considering adoption.
I am a psychotherapist with over 20 years experience working with teenagers, adults, couples and families. I work with an attachment focus which means that I believe that the relationship with you is most important to healing and change. Our relationship needs to be based on compassion, support, trust and your feeling safe with me. In addition I am always increasing my knowledge finding new ways to help such as CBT, EMDR, AEDP, EFT, DDP. I would be happy to talk to you about how I can be of help 201-755-5040 or you can visit my website for more information www.ridgewoodpsychotherapy.com
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Emily I. Yang - Play & Heal Therapy For Families
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Not accepting new clients
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey and the owner of Play & Heal Therapy for Families. I am passionate about using play to help children overcome past traumatic events and develop healthy attachment to their caregivers. Using play therapy, I help children learn to feel safe and move forward in their healing and growth. Through parent coaching using attachment-based therapy, I also help children overcome behavioral challenges. I especially enjoy working with children and teens who are experiencing adjustments related to adoption or being in the foster care system.
(732) 907-8309
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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey and the owner of Play & Heal Therapy for Families. I am passionate about using play to help children overcome past traumatic events and develop healthy attachment to their caregivers. Using play therapy, I help children learn to feel safe and move forward in their healing and growth. Through parent coaching using attachment-based therapy, I also help children overcome behavioral challenges. I especially enjoy working with children and teens who are experiencing adjustments related to adoption or being in the foster care system.
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The Parent TRAIN
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC Verified
My desire to and appreciation of helping children and families led me to join forces with other like-minded professionals to create the ParentTrain. With several licensed therapists available, we can usually find the unique fit for your family's needs. Our staff includes: behaviorists, clinicians, and learning consultants as well as therapists that specialize in adoption and foster care issues. Whether you need assistance with behavioral issues at home or school or just need some tools for your parenting toolbox, we can help. We even can provide services in your own home!
(973) 512-4418
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My desire to and appreciation of helping children and families led me to join forces with other like-minded professionals to create the ParentTrain. With several licensed therapists available, we can usually find the unique fit for your family's needs. Our staff includes: behaviorists, clinicians, and learning consultants as well as therapists that specialize in adoption and foster care issues. Whether you need assistance with behavioral issues at home or school or just need some tools for your parenting toolbox, we can help. We even can provide services in your own home!
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Linda B Wachtel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, ACSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Additionally, I've received adoption therapy certification.
During the challenging days of the COVID 19 pandemic self care of mental health needs to be prioritized.. Due to increasing need, I will provide teletherapy sessions on a situation by situation basis. As always, I work with a relational lens to consider the meaning of important relationships, family, work, culture, health, trauma, special needs and more will be the basis of the therapeutic process. I like to think of therapy as a safe space to have active conversation with privacy and dignity. Always happy to answer questions through a phone consultation.
(917) 809-5496
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Offers online therapy
Additionally, I've received adoption therapy certification.
During the challenging days of the COVID 19 pandemic self care of mental health needs to be prioritized.. Due to increasing need, I will provide teletherapy sessions on a situation by situation basis. As always, I work with a relational lens to consider the meaning of important relationships, family, work, culture, health, trauma, special needs and more will be the basis of the therapeutic process. I like to think of therapy as a safe space to have active conversation with privacy and dignity. Always happy to answer questions through a phone consultation.
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Nicole Coburger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Often in life we can lose sight of who we are or who we have the potential to be.  We are impacted by past experiences, which influence our sense of self and our interactions with others.  Gaining insight into how our past shapes us allows us to have control and understanding over our thoughts, feelings, and actions today. I specialize in working with people who have been impacted by trauma, as well families and children who have experienced adoption or guardianship.  I also provide parenting support to parents who are struggling to connect with or understand their child and practical ways to improve your relationship. 
(848) 217-5055
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Often in life we can lose sight of who we are or who we have the potential to be.  We are impacted by past experiences, which influence our sense of self and our interactions with others.  Gaining insight into how our past shapes us allows us to have control and understanding over our thoughts, feelings, and actions today. I specialize in working with people who have been impacted by trauma, as well families and children who have experienced adoption or guardianship.  I also provide parenting support to parents who are struggling to connect with or understand their child and practical ways to improve your relationship. 
Meryl Weinman Dorf
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Adoption-related issues are another area of expertise.
If you are struggling with feelings of depression, relationship issues, marital stress, job loss, anxiety, or other life challenges, feel free to contact me. I am a warm, respectful, experienced clinician who brings 25+ years of practice in consulting confidentially with a wide variety of people. You will find me to be open and caring and my office a safe and inviting place to talk. I am most effective with people who are thoughtful and willing to look inside themselves.
(862) 324-7025
Verified
Adoption-related issues are another area of expertise.
If you are struggling with feelings of depression, relationship issues, marital stress, job loss, anxiety, or other life challenges, feel free to contact me. I am a warm, respectful, experienced clinician who brings 25+ years of practice in consulting confidentially with a wide variety of people. You will find me to be open and caring and my office a safe and inviting place to talk. I am most effective with people who are thoughtful and willing to look inside themselves.
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Creative Arts Therapies Services, LLC
ATR-BC, LCAT, LPC Verified
Offers online therapy
What is Art Therapy? This is the number one question asked of me. Briefly, as defined by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), "Art therapy is a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. A goal in art therapy is to improve or restore a client's functioning and his/her sense of personal well-being." The creative process lends itself readily to meeting the individual where they are at in the present moment. My personal style mirrors this. I utilize both the non-verbal and verbal processes to facilitate understanding, awareness and growth. My particular areas of expertise are grief/loss, attachment issues (i.e.foster care/adoption), trauma, mood instability, and disordered personality.
(609) 336-4003
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Offers online therapy
What is Art Therapy? This is the number one question asked of me. Briefly, as defined by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), "Art therapy is a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. A goal in art therapy is to improve or restore a client's functioning and his/her sense of personal well-being." The creative process lends itself readily to meeting the individual where they are at in the present moment. My personal style mirrors this. I utilize both the non-verbal and verbal processes to facilitate understanding, awareness and growth. My particular areas of expertise are grief/loss, attachment issues (i.e.foster care/adoption), trauma, mood instability, and disordered personality.
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Aiyana Brotherson
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, LAMFT Verified
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Adoption Counselor, I can come along side to help you in a number of areas: formal and informal (kinship) adoption, parent stress management, transracial and bicultural adoptions, romantic relationship conflicts, parent-child attachment, and complex trauma.
Families, and the relationships that hold them together, are a part of all of us. Regardless of their beginning or circumstance, they shape us in a multitude of ways. Oftentimes, they can be the source of the happiest and most painful moments in our lives. And, learning how to navigate your way through those relationships, as they change and grow throughout your life, can be hard at times and can make you feel "stuck". That's where I come in.
(646) 787-0507
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Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Adoption Counselor, I can come along side to help you in a number of areas: formal and informal (kinship) adoption, parent stress management, transracial and bicultural adoptions, romantic relationship conflicts, parent-child attachment, and complex trauma.
Families, and the relationships that hold them together, are a part of all of us. Regardless of their beginning or circumstance, they shape us in a multitude of ways. Oftentimes, they can be the source of the happiest and most painful moments in our lives. And, learning how to navigate your way through those relationships, as they change and grow throughout your life, can be hard at times and can make you feel "stuck". That's where I come in.
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Alexia Arntz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
I'm a counselor in Morris County, with a special focus on adoption. My focus includes adoptees, those considering adoption, and parents of adopted children. Any part of this process may involve related issues such as infertility, grief, or miscarriages, all of which my experience encompasses.
(862) 217-5165
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I'm a counselor in Morris County, with a special focus on adoption. My focus includes adoptees, those considering adoption, and parents of adopted children. Any part of this process may involve related issues such as infertility, grief, or miscarriages, all of which my experience encompasses.

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