Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
This is a very difficult time for our world as we experience this collective trauma. Anxiety, grief and loss are very real for many of us right now. Whether you already struggle with mental health symptoms or find yourself experiencing new feelings of anxiety, fear or disconnect, I can guide you in processing and gaining insight into troublesome thoughts, new sensations and range of emotions. I consider myself a client centered and relational therapist. I believe in the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship in a safe environment in order to achieve meaningful growth.
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(848) 242-8295 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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This is a very difficult time for our world as we experience this collective trauma. Anxiety, grief and loss are very real for many of us right now. Whether you already struggle with mental health symptoms or find yourself experiencing new feelings of anxiety, fear or disconnect, I can guide you in processing and gaining insight into troublesome thoughts, new sensations and range of emotions. I consider myself a client centered and relational therapist. I believe in the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship in a safe environment in order to achieve meaningful growth.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMFT Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
The Center for Marriage and Family Therapy has five offices throughout central New Jersey. Jackie Held, Karen Spiler and Jill Stein founded the Center in 1984. We refer to a large network of affiliated therapists whose specialties include relationship counseling, anxiety, depression, separation and divorce, gay and lesbian issues,grief therapy,stress management, victims of spousal abuse, chronic and terminal illness and dealing with life stage transitions. In addition to Toms River, our offices are in Matawan, Freehold, Piscataway and Princeton. Our network includes licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers and substance abuse specialists.
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(732) 481-1863 x301
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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The Center for Marriage and Family Therapy has five offices throughout central New Jersey. Jackie Held, Karen Spiler and Jill Stein founded the Center in 1984. We refer to a large network of affiliated therapists whose specialties include relationship counseling, anxiety, depression, separation and divorce, gay and lesbian issues,grief therapy,stress management, victims of spousal abuse, chronic and terminal illness and dealing with life stage transitions. In addition to Toms River, our offices are in Matawan, Freehold, Piscataway and Princeton. Our network includes licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers and substance abuse specialists.
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Licensed Professional Counselor Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Welcome to the Counseling Centers for Human Development, a unique non-profit mental health resource dedicated to helping you learn, heal and create the life you love. I encourage you to reach out to us. I encourage you to take a step toward a stronger and less anxious version of yourself. I encourage you to trust that we will do everything in our power to support you through your struggles. Whether this is your first time seeking help or you're just curious. Whether you've tried this before and felt let down, I encourage you not to give up. Let's build on your strengths together and help you find a way to feel better again.
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(908) 341-0792
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Welcome to the Counseling Centers for Human Development, a unique non-profit mental health resource dedicated to helping you learn, heal and create the life you love. I encourage you to reach out to us. I encourage you to take a step toward a stronger and less anxious version of yourself. I encourage you to trust that we will do everything in our power to support you through your struggles. Whether this is your first time seeking help or you're just curious. Whether you've tried this before and felt let down, I encourage you not to give up. Let's build on your strengths together and help you find a way to feel better again.
Photo of Cheryl A. Lemanski, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
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Toms River, NJ 08754
I have experience helping emergency service workers and their families as well as children, adolescents and adults discover hope and achieve their goals. Support, encouragement, feedback and off hours availability as well as an eclectic style of counseling is what my associates and I offer. We may laugh together and we may cry together. Together we will work hard to reach your goals.
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(732) 743-8576
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I have experience helping emergency service workers and their families as well as children, adolescents and adults discover hope and achieve their goals. Support, encouragement, feedback and off hours availability as well as an eclectic style of counseling is what my associates and I offer. We may laugh together and we may cry together. Together we will work hard to reach your goals.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I am a highly experienced psychotherapist and have worked many years with children over the age of ten, families, couples, and adults. I have a specialty in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. I am trained in using Neuroscience techniques in order to reduce anxiety, panic and worry. I can teach clients how to use EFT, (Emotional Freedom Technique) to better cope with traumatic memories. I work with Court Ordered families for Co-parenting as well as Family Re-unification therapy. Court Reports to the Judge can be provided as well. I am also trained in grief therapy .
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(732) 851-1587
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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I am a highly experienced psychotherapist and have worked many years with children over the age of ten, families, couples, and adults. I have a specialty in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. I am trained in using Neuroscience techniques in order to reduce anxiety, panic and worry. I can teach clients how to use EFT, (Emotional Freedom Technique) to better cope with traumatic memories. I work with Court Ordered families for Co-parenting as well as Family Re-unification therapy. Court Reports to the Judge can be provided as well. I am also trained in grief therapy .
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Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LPC, LCADC, CCS Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Addiction and mental health disorders are often misunderstood. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and empowering awareness and meaningful change. There isn't a one size fits all approach and I use various techniques to meet unique needs of each individual. Successful treatment involves education and support. I have worked in a variety of settings over the past 15 years including hospital based programs, day programs, outpatient programs, and within the criminal justice system.
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(732) 860-4708
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Addiction and mental health disorders are often misunderstood. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and empowering awareness and meaningful change. There isn't a one size fits all approach and I use various techniques to meet unique needs of each individual. Successful treatment involves education and support. I have worked in a variety of settings over the past 15 years including hospital based programs, day programs, outpatient programs, and within the criminal justice system.
Photo of Dana L Merkle (Matheson), Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Today's world can be very scary and uncertain for all of us. I strive to help my clients identify the source of distress or concern and build a trusting relationship to assist with recovery. I meet my clients where they are and allow time for change. Everyone's needs are unique. I am here to help you on your goal to better mental health and happiness. I am currently in a private practice.
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(848) 212-8074
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Today's world can be very scary and uncertain for all of us. I strive to help my clients identify the source of distress or concern and build a trusting relationship to assist with recovery. I meet my clients where they are and allow time for change. Everyone's needs are unique. I am here to help you on your goal to better mental health and happiness. I am currently in a private practice.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
As a USN disabled Veteran, I have learned firsthand that life is filled with many difficult challenges and much is outside of our control but, with the desire to change and hard work, you can overcome traumatic events and live life to its fullest. My focus is on helping individuals, couples, children, and families cope and overcome hardships related to disabilities, interpersonal abuse and sexual trauma, loss and grief, separation and divorce, combat and military trauma, mental illness, and all of our daily life stressors. Life can be tough, but together, we can find positive ways to cope and thrive no matter the challenge.
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(732) 903-2646
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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As a USN disabled Veteran, I have learned firsthand that life is filled with many difficult challenges and much is outside of our control but, with the desire to change and hard work, you can overcome traumatic events and live life to its fullest. My focus is on helping individuals, couples, children, and families cope and overcome hardships related to disabilities, interpersonal abuse and sexual trauma, loss and grief, separation and divorce, combat and military trauma, mental illness, and all of our daily life stressors. Life can be tough, but together, we can find positive ways to cope and thrive no matter the challenge.
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Psychologist, PsyD, NCSP Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or unhappy? Do you struggle with daily routines? Does fear keep you from living the life you desire? If you are experiencing these issues or others that make you feel uncomfortable or out of control, psychotherapy may be right for you. The capacity to grow and change is within you and with your therapist as partner can be activated to help you become your best self.
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(848) 246-2736 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or unhappy? Do you struggle with daily routines? Does fear keep you from living the life you desire? If you are experiencing these issues or others that make you feel uncomfortable or out of control, psychotherapy may be right for you. The capacity to grow and change is within you and with your therapist as partner can be activated to help you become your best self.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Sean Hennessey graduated from Wagner College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2004. He completed his Master’s Degree in Social Work at Touro College in Manhattan in 2012. He ran his first group therapy session at the age of 21 while completing an undergraduate internship in the field of substance abuse and has continued to develop the skills needed to be a successful clinical social worker through his years of work and practice. He has been primarily working as a therapist at both a group and individual level since 2010 with an initial focus on substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
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(848) 246-2644 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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Sean Hennessey graduated from Wagner College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2004. He completed his Master’s Degree in Social Work at Touro College in Manhattan in 2012. He ran his first group therapy session at the age of 21 while completing an undergraduate internship in the field of substance abuse and has continued to develop the skills needed to be a successful clinical social worker through his years of work and practice. He has been primarily working as a therapist at both a group and individual level since 2010 with an initial focus on substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Paul Santasieri is a Licensed Professional Counselor certified in individual and marriage and family therapy, with over 25 years experience in the field. Paul graduated from The College of NJ with a Masters in Counseling. Prior to coming to Pathways, Paul was a full time Lecturer in Psychology at Ocean County College. Prior to that, Paul was the Supervisor of Student Personnel Services at Colts Neck High School. Paul specializes in all facets of therapy including, individual, marriage and family and an emphasis on adolescents.
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(848) 246-2684 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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Paul Santasieri is a Licensed Professional Counselor certified in individual and marriage and family therapy, with over 25 years experience in the field. Paul graduated from The College of NJ with a Masters in Counseling. Prior to coming to Pathways, Paul was a full time Lecturer in Psychology at Ocean County College. Prior to that, Paul was the Supervisor of Student Personnel Services at Colts Neck High School. Paul specializes in all facets of therapy including, individual, marriage and family and an emphasis on adolescents.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Dr. Burgess is a counseling psychologist and the owner of BB Counseling. Dr. Burgess received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he went on to receive his Master's Degree and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. Dr. Burgess treats a variety of disorders including but not limited to anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, ocd, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anger, chronic pain, marriage counseling, and parental counseling. Treatment also includes psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery, spinal cord stimulators, and long term pain medication.
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(732) 655-6138
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Dr. Burgess is a counseling psychologist and the owner of BB Counseling. Dr. Burgess received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he went on to receive his Master's Degree and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. Dr. Burgess treats a variety of disorders including but not limited to anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, ocd, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anger, chronic pain, marriage counseling, and parental counseling. Treatment also includes psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery, spinal cord stimulators, and long term pain medication.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Dr. Vierbuchen specializes in child, adult, and family therapy. She believes therapy is an opportunity for people to understand their problems in new ways and learn skills that allow them to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives. Her approach is compassionate and competence-based and utilizes cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and systemic strategies to promote change.
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(848) 246-2188 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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Dr. Vierbuchen specializes in child, adult, and family therapy. She believes therapy is an opportunity for people to understand their problems in new ways and learn skills that allow them to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives. Her approach is compassionate and competence-based and utilizes cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and systemic strategies to promote change.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Therapy provides a safe place where you are free to express the thoughts and feelings you can say nowhere else. A place where you can be heard, accepted and understood; where you can gain the courage and insight to enable you to make choices and changes that lead to improved relationships and lives. As a therapist working with children and families for many years, I seek to aid those who are struggling to understand themselves and their current life situations. I specialize in working with family members to improve communication, understanding and empower them to resolve conflicts.
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(848) 456-2265
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Therapy provides a safe place where you are free to express the thoughts and feelings you can say nowhere else. A place where you can be heard, accepted and understood; where you can gain the courage and insight to enable you to make choices and changes that lead to improved relationships and lives. As a therapist working with children and families for many years, I seek to aid those who are struggling to understand themselves and their current life situations. I specialize in working with family members to improve communication, understanding and empower them to resolve conflicts.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Is your family struggling with the challenges of a concussion, Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, memory loss, or other neurological disorder? Are you or loved one failing to achieve at home, in school, socially, or at work? Are you having difficulties with memory, focus, impulsivity, sustaining attention, or reading? I can help! Cutting edge, effective, treatments are available to improve memory, focus, attention, and reading to help individuals achieve greater success. Most importantly, my aim is to improve your or a loved one's self-confidence for a happier, healthier, and more productive life!
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(732) 893-7869
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Toms River, NJ 08755
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Is your family struggling with the challenges of a concussion, Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, memory loss, or other neurological disorder? Are you or loved one failing to achieve at home, in school, socially, or at work? Are you having difficulties with memory, focus, impulsivity, sustaining attention, or reading? I can help! Cutting edge, effective, treatments are available to improve memory, focus, attention, and reading to help individuals achieve greater success. Most importantly, my aim is to improve your or a loved one's self-confidence for a happier, healthier, and more productive life!
Photo of Jody Rodman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
I love working with individuals-females only, couples, including gay and lesbian and families. I also enjoy treating people who have bipolar disorder, autistic spectrum disorders, depression, PTSD and anxiety. In addition, I also provide grief counseling and counseling to seriously ill individuals.
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(732) 523-0889
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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I love working with individuals-females only, couples, including gay and lesbian and families. I also enjoy treating people who have bipolar disorder, autistic spectrum disorders, depression, PTSD and anxiety. In addition, I also provide grief counseling and counseling to seriously ill individuals.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
Our emotional well-being is integral to our physical health. Individual or family therapy can enhance our ability to manage life's stressors, such as sudden or chronic illness, family conflicts, financial strain, or interpersonal problems, which can lead to anxiety, depression and physical maladies. Therapy is beneficial to people who struggle with a mental illness, such as clinical depression or bipolar disorder. Enhancing insight into our problems, along with the development of healthy coping skills is empowering, and can often mean the difference between facing each day with confidence or avoidance of living the best life possible.
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(609) 454-0300
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Our emotional well-being is integral to our physical health. Individual or family therapy can enhance our ability to manage life's stressors, such as sudden or chronic illness, family conflicts, financial strain, or interpersonal problems, which can lead to anxiety, depression and physical maladies. Therapy is beneficial to people who struggle with a mental illness, such as clinical depression or bipolar disorder. Enhancing insight into our problems, along with the development of healthy coping skills is empowering, and can often mean the difference between facing each day with confidence or avoidance of living the best life possible.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, ACS Verified
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Toms River, NJ 08753
**PLEASE E-MAIL ME FOR FASTER TURNAROUND TIME/VM in 24 hours** Although complex, we as humans have an innate tendency to think irrationally and engage in acts of self-defeat even despite our best efforts not to. Common self-defeating behaviors that you may be struggling with include: avoidance/panic, isolation, procrastination, passive or aggressive communication, substance abuse, food, sex, or gambling addiction, and self-injury to name some. These self-defeating behaviors are linked to the unhealthy negative emotions that you may also be experiencing such as: depression, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, hurt, envy, and jealousy.
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(848) 216-7480
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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**PLEASE E-MAIL ME FOR FASTER TURNAROUND TIME/VM in 24 hours** Although complex, we as humans have an innate tendency to think irrationally and engage in acts of self-defeat even despite our best efforts not to. Common self-defeating behaviors that you may be struggling with include: avoidance/panic, isolation, procrastination, passive or aggressive communication, substance abuse, food, sex, or gambling addiction, and self-injury to name some. These self-defeating behaviors are linked to the unhealthy negative emotions that you may also be experiencing such as: depression, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, hurt, envy, and jealousy.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, ACS Verified
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Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
Therapy is a delicate balance of acceptance and change. I use a person-centered approach to create a validating environment in which you can open up, feel genuinely cared for, and develop a trusting therapeutic relationship. I can guide you through the complex process of change. I can offer skills and techniques for improving your life in the short term while the work of learning how to change your thinking takes place. I primarily practice Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which I have extensive training and experience with, and also use techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
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(732) 800-4860
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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Therapy is a delicate balance of acceptance and change. I use a person-centered approach to create a validating environment in which you can open up, feel genuinely cared for, and develop a trusting therapeutic relationship. I can guide you through the complex process of change. I can offer skills and techniques for improving your life in the short term while the work of learning how to change your thinking takes place. I primarily practice Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which I have extensive training and experience with, and also use techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW Verified
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Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
I am a Licensed Social Worker with a passion for decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health and promoting the health and well being of my clients. For my undergraduate degree, I moved from Central Jersey (Yes! It exists!) to South Jersey to attend Stockton University. I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work with a Minor in Behavioral Neuroscience from Stockton, and then moved on to attend graduate school in Philadelphia. I received my Master of Social Work Degree with a clinical concentration from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice in May of 2020.
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(856) 363-3898
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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I am a Licensed Social Worker with a passion for decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health and promoting the health and well being of my clients. For my undergraduate degree, I moved from Central Jersey (Yes! It exists!) to South Jersey to attend Stockton University. I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work with a Minor in Behavioral Neuroscience from Stockton, and then moved on to attend graduate school in Philadelphia. I received my Master of Social Work Degree with a clinical concentration from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice in May of 2020.

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