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.
Gay
(848) 242-8295 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Gay
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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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
***I am accepting IL and NJ Telehealth Clients****Throughout life, many of us will experience some sort of emotional issue. Some we can handle on our own, and others we may want to explore on a deeper level with a specialist. I look forward to working with those who are brave enough to face these issues head on, and to explore some of the underlying reasons why these issues have manifested. I specialize in trauma, PTSD, anxiety, yoga therapy, bariatric evals, LGBTQ concerns, adjustment disorders, as well as testing and assessment (ADHD and PTSD Screenings, neuropsychological and psychological/personality testing with report).
Gay
(312) 516-4368
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Gay
***I am accepting IL and NJ Telehealth Clients****Throughout life, many of us will experience some sort of emotional issue. Some we can handle on our own, and others we may want to explore on a deeper level with a specialist. I look forward to working with those who are brave enough to face these issues head on, and to explore some of the underlying reasons why these issues have manifested. I specialize in trauma, PTSD, anxiety, yoga therapy, bariatric evals, LGBTQ concerns, adjustment disorders, as well as testing and assessment (ADHD and PTSD Screenings, neuropsychological and psychological/personality testing with report).
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
I am a therapist who believes strongly that talk therapy sometimes just isn't enough. Sometimes when a person experiences difficulties in life, their defenses can often get in the way. This is especially true when you are a child, have experienced trauma, or struggle with Eating Disorders. Sandplay therapy and other approaches can help break-down those barriers and promote healing.
Gay
(732) 736-8366
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Gay
I am a therapist who believes strongly that talk therapy sometimes just isn't enough. Sometimes when a person experiences difficulties in life, their defenses can often get in the way. This is especially true when you are a child, have experienced trauma, or struggle with Eating Disorders. Sandplay therapy and other approaches can help break-down those barriers and promote healing.
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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.
Gay
(732) 481-1863 x301
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
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, LPC, LCADC, NCC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Taking the time looking into finding a counselor is a very brave step towards positive change and development!. Asking for help is hard to do, and I believe you have come to the right place! I have a wide range of experience in working with adults who are struggling with the following topics: co-occurring disorders with substance use and mental health issues, depression, anxiety, bipolar, mood disorders, couples therapy and managing basic life stressors. Life can get the best of us sometimes, so why not share with someone who is willing to actively listen and provide some insight to help you move forward.
Gay
(848) 253-6903
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
Taking the time looking into finding a counselor is a very brave step towards positive change and development!. Asking for help is hard to do, and I believe you have come to the right place! I have a wide range of experience in working with adults who are struggling with the following topics: co-occurring disorders with substance use and mental health issues, depression, anxiety, bipolar, mood disorders, couples therapy and managing basic life stressors. Life can get the best of us sometimes, so why not share with someone who is willing to actively listen and provide some insight to help you move forward.
Photo of Stacey Clayton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Is your child’s worry causing you to worry? Could your teen's “acting out” or behavioral issues be caused by anxiety, depression, or some underlying issue that you may not be aware of? Many children and teens struggle to manage symptoms on a daily basis. This often results in poor school performance, issues with peer relationships, family discord, and other behavioral concerns. If you’re at a loss or feeling frustrated, therapy can be a helpful way to gain an understanding of why a child may be struggling. You and your child can then learn various ways to cope with stressors. Call me for a free initial phone consultation.
Gay
(848) 212-8156
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
Is your child’s worry causing you to worry? Could your teen's “acting out” or behavioral issues be caused by anxiety, depression, or some underlying issue that you may not be aware of? Many children and teens struggle to manage symptoms on a daily basis. This often results in poor school performance, issues with peer relationships, family discord, and other behavioral concerns. If you’re at a loss or feeling frustrated, therapy can be a helpful way to gain an understanding of why a child may be struggling. You and your child can then learn various ways to cope with stressors. Call me for a free initial phone consultation.
Photo of Cheryl Kasper Msw Lcsw, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Do you experience anxiety? Overwhelm? Self sabotage? Difficulty with your child or family? If so, I can help! I have 20+ years experience working with adults, children & teens in a safe & supportive environment. I specialize working with Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, OCD, & more. I use a multi-modal form of treatment with my clients to help them make positive changes in their lives, including the mind-body connection. I have extensive experience working with crisis and trauma. I am trained in Neurofeedback, EMDR, Hypnotherapy, and SandPlay Therapy- which is an amazing addition to "talk therapy."
Gay
(732) 564-5323
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
Do you experience anxiety? Overwhelm? Self sabotage? Difficulty with your child or family? If so, I can help! I have 20+ years experience working with adults, children & teens in a safe & supportive environment. I specialize working with Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, OCD, & more. I use a multi-modal form of treatment with my clients to help them make positive changes in their lives, including the mind-body connection. I have extensive experience working with crisis and trauma. I am trained in Neurofeedback, EMDR, Hypnotherapy, and SandPlay Therapy- which is an amazing addition to "talk therapy."
Photo of Melissa Schwaner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Life may take us to unexpected places and challenging times, but why go through them alone? Together we can find the best possible solution to whatever you or your family is dealing with. My main goal in therapy sessions is to take your therapeutic journey at the pace that you want to go. I primarily work with children, adolescents, young adults and families and offer individual and family counseling. I am trained in sand tray therapy as well. Through empathy and support I can give you the tools to navigate through these challenges in a positive and healthy way.
Gay
(848) 251-0819
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
Life may take us to unexpected places and challenging times, but why go through them alone? Together we can find the best possible solution to whatever you or your family is dealing with. My main goal in therapy sessions is to take your therapeutic journey at the pace that you want to go. I primarily work with children, adolescents, young adults and families and offer individual and family counseling. I am trained in sand tray therapy as well. Through empathy and support I can give you the tools to navigate through these challenges in a positive and healthy way.
Photo of Rosemarie Crenshaw, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Difficulty healing from past abuse and trauma? Feeling emotionally numb and disconnected ? Struggling in your relationships? Feeling depressed or anxious? Are you feeling stuck in life unable to move forward? Therapy with me is compassionate, engaging and collaborative. My energetic nature can help you find the motivation and strength to get "unstuck" and move forward in your life.Together, we can work towards achieving your personal goals, overcome life's obstacles, and move towards a place of healing.
Gay
(848) 251-0951
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
Difficulty healing from past abuse and trauma? Feeling emotionally numb and disconnected ? Struggling in your relationships? Feeling depressed or anxious? Are you feeling stuck in life unable to move forward? Therapy with me is compassionate, engaging and collaborative. My energetic nature can help you find the motivation and strength to get "unstuck" and move forward in your life.Together, we can work towards achieving your personal goals, overcome life's obstacles, and move towards a place of healing.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, ACS Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor experienced working with varied issues and populations. At your initial appointment, we will spend time exploring the issues you'd like to address and your goals for your future. We'll begin planning how we can accomplish these goals together during therapy. My aim is for you to leave your first appointment feeling comfortable in the therapeutic setting and hopeful about reaching the goals you have set.
Gay
(848) 222-3823
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor experienced working with varied issues and populations. At your initial appointment, we will spend time exploring the issues you'd like to address and your goals for your future. We'll begin planning how we can accomplish these goals together during therapy. My aim is for you to leave your first appointment feeling comfortable in the therapeutic setting and hopeful about reaching the goals you have set.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I practice from a Person-Centered approach and specialize in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I utilize multi-modal techniques to treatment as therapy is not always "one size fits all". With a background and education in counseling, behavioral neuroscience, and coaching I am able to serve my clients in a wide variety of areas of support through the use of talk therapy, play therapy, and biofeedback. My therapeutic work experience includes serving clients ranging from children to geriatric end of life issues.
Gay
(732) 253-4641
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
I practice from a Person-Centered approach and specialize in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I utilize multi-modal techniques to treatment as therapy is not always "one size fits all". With a background and education in counseling, behavioral neuroscience, and coaching I am able to serve my clients in a wide variety of areas of support through the use of talk therapy, play therapy, and biofeedback. My therapeutic work experience includes serving clients ranging from children to geriatric end of life issues.
Photo of Cheryl A. Lemanski, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
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.
Gay
(732) 743-8576
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Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08754
Gay
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.
Photo of Arlene Goldman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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 .
Gay
(732) 851-1587
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
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 .
Photo of Kim Martinez, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* **Flexible hours, including EVENINGS and SATURDAYS** Sometimes life is challenging and difficult to manage. I believe everyone can benefit from talking to and working with an objective, non-judgemental therapist. My name is Kim Martinez and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 18 years experience working with seniors (I am an approved medicare provider), couples, families, children, adolescents and adults, helping them cope with stress, depression, anxiety, grief issues and relationship struggles as well as learning new ways to communicate and control emotions.
Gay
(732) 853-0418
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* **Flexible hours, including EVENINGS and SATURDAYS** Sometimes life is challenging and difficult to manage. I believe everyone can benefit from talking to and working with an objective, non-judgemental therapist. My name is Kim Martinez and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 18 years experience working with seniors (I am an approved medicare provider), couples, families, children, adolescents and adults, helping them cope with stress, depression, anxiety, grief issues and relationship struggles as well as learning new ways to communicate and control emotions.
Photo of Sand Path Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I believe knowledge of our nervous systems with its attachment and stress response functions is important. The relationship we form in therapy can help you to move toward relief, understanding and the change you are hoping for. Knowledge of the nervous system also informs how we will specifically work to heal difficult or even traumatic experiences. We will build awareness, gain skills and ultimately heal mind and body. We will work on past traumas and difficulties, leaning on strengths and natural resilience, creating personalized solutions to develop gifts, find meaning and live according to your values.
Gay
(848) 257-5222
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
I believe knowledge of our nervous systems with its attachment and stress response functions is important. The relationship we form in therapy can help you to move toward relief, understanding and the change you are hoping for. Knowledge of the nervous system also informs how we will specifically work to heal difficult or even traumatic experiences. We will build awareness, gain skills and ultimately heal mind and body. We will work on past traumas and difficulties, leaning on strengths and natural resilience, creating personalized solutions to develop gifts, find meaning and live according to your values.
Photo of Swan Therapy Group, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
If you're looking for help with your child/teenager, family dynamic or you yourself, you've come to the right place! We also provide adult therapy and couples therapy. At Swan Therapy Group, we strive on helping everyone in the community one family at a time, on the most personalized basis that we can. Through empathy and support we can provide you or your family the tools to navigate through any life challenges that come your way in a positive and healthy manner. Please visit our website to see each of our individualized profiles!
Gay
(732) 573-6968
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
If you're looking for help with your child/teenager, family dynamic or you yourself, you've come to the right place! We also provide adult therapy and couples therapy. At Swan Therapy Group, we strive on helping everyone in the community one family at a time, on the most personalized basis that we can. Through empathy and support we can provide you or your family the tools to navigate through any life challenges that come your way in a positive and healthy manner. Please visit our website to see each of our individualized profiles!
Photo of Molly Clarke, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCADC, CTTS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
***Accepting New Clients***Seeking help from others can be difficult, but you have already taken the first step. I strive to create a safe, open and collaborative space for you to learn and grow to accomplish your goals in life. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, or any other type of stressors, therapy offers compassion, coping skills and support. I primarily use techniques such as CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing and I feel strongly that each and every one of us has the innate resiliency and power to make the positive changes we want in our lives. Take charge of your life today!
Gay
(848) 253-6038
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Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
***Accepting New Clients***Seeking help from others can be difficult, but you have already taken the first step. I strive to create a safe, open and collaborative space for you to learn and grow to accomplish your goals in life. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, or any other type of stressors, therapy offers compassion, coping skills and support. I primarily use techniques such as CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing and I feel strongly that each and every one of us has the innate resiliency and power to make the positive changes we want in our lives. Take charge of your life today!
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.
Gay
(848) 212-8074
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
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.
Photo of Dr. James Fedor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
I am currently not accepting new clients. *sex therapy* *shamanic and spiritual counseling* *Couples counseling* Chances are, some important aspect of your life just isn't working, and beginning therapy means that you will be confronting this. My goal is to help you discover the tools to help free yourself of limiting beliefs and negative patterns that you feel stuck in. I am here to be a supportive participant in your life, and to challenge you to become the best version of yourself.
Gay
(866) 409-7951
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Office is near:
Toms River, NJ 08753
Gay
I am currently not accepting new clients. *sex therapy* *shamanic and spiritual counseling* *Couples counseling* Chances are, some important aspect of your life just isn't working, and beginning therapy means that you will be confronting this. My goal is to help you discover the tools to help free yourself of limiting beliefs and negative patterns that you feel stuck in. I am here to be a supportive participant in your life, and to challenge you to become the best version of yourself.
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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.
Gay
(848) 246-2684 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Gay
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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Gay (LGBTQ) Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are gay themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being gay in Toms River or homosexual. They provide help for gay couples in gay relationships, gay issues and issues that affect gay life.

If you're gay or are looking for help with gay issues in Toms River or for a Toms River gay therapist these professionals provide gay counseling and gay friendly care for gays or lesbians. They include gay friendly therapists plus gay therapists in Toms River, gay friendly psychologists, and gay friendly counsellors.

Counseling may include LGBT counseling in Toms River, LGBTQ or Toms River GLBT counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Toms River are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Toms River

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Toms River you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Toms River and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Toms River or family therapy in Toms River.