Ellen Sweeney

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC , LCADC, ACS, CCS

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(848) 229-9715

Ellen Sweeney

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC , LCADC, ACS, CCS


Location

Offers online therapy

74 Brick Boulevard
Bldg 4, Ste 206B
Brick, NJ 08723
(848) 229-9715

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Announcement icon Feeling isolated & anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic? I offer Telehealth video and phone sessions to help you. Please reach out for help
I take a client-centered approach to counseling & work to provide a safe, non-judgmental, & validating environment to build trust with my client’s & to foster our therapeutic relationship. I believe that life is a balance of acceptance & change & I work with my clients to explore areas of their lives causing them difficulty & to find balance between the processes of acceptance & the change necessary to foster improvements in one’s life. I can help the client explore the complexities of this balance & teach & provide the skills necessary to enact these changes.
I specialize in the treatment of mood disorders, substance use disorders, trauma, self-harm, suicidal ideations, and issues unique to the LGBTQ community and women. Only need group? Please see my current groups and reach out to discuss your needs.
I am often in session with other clients so when you call, please leave a message so I can get back to you to discuss how I can help you feel better, achieve your goals, and attain serenity and balance in your life. I currently have a limited number of spots available for clients. Thanks and be well

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $125
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • Anthem
  • BCBS | BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • MHN
  • Magellan
  • MagnaCare
  • Optima
  • Optum
  • Out of Network
  • Oxford
  • QualCare
  • TRICARE
  • UHC UnitedHealthcare UBH United Behavioral Health
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • License: New Jersey / 37PC00531100

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NJ / LCADC 37LC00218000
  • Certificate Date: 2019

Ellen Sweeney's Groups

Healing from Trauma

A stage one trauma recovery group which helps the client to improve their sense of personal stability, security, and safety, understand how to process and express emotions in a healthy way, distinguish between healthy and unhealthy behaviors and tendencies, cultivate an effective routine of psychological and emotional self-care, uncover and explore sources of inner strength, and develop coping mechanisms and life skills that effectively manage triggers. One groups is currently running on Monday at 3PM. The group on Wednesday at 7PM is discontinued pending interest from new clients (minimum of 3, max of 6).

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DBT Skills Group

DBT is designed to assist individuals in managing behavioral, emotional and cognitive instability. The intent is to help people with problems with anger or the expression with anger, episodic depression, irritability or anxiety, intense or chaotic relationships, impulsivity, stress and feelings of emptiness. Skills are presented each week & homework is assigned for individuals to practice during the week and is reviewed at the next group. The goal is for people to gain new skills, get better at the skills they have and be able to use the skills when they are really needed, like during times of intense emotion, crisis or conflict.

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Location

74 Brick Boulevard
Bldg 4, Ste 206B
Brick, NJ 08723
(848) 229-9715
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance Use
  • Coping Skills
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 8 Jun 2021
Ellen Sweeney, LPC , LCADC, ACS, CCS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Brick

Ellen Sweeney

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC , LCADC, ACS, CCS