Heather Watson-Perez

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
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(908) 897-0622 Website

Heather Watson-Perez

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

West Morris Psychological Associates, LLC
245 Main Street
Suite 205
Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 897-0622
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon Due to COVID-19 and the recommendations of the CDC, I have switched exclusively to telehealth services as of 3/16.

About

I am co-founder and partner at West Morris Psychological Associates and a NJ licensed clinical psychologist. I treat individuals of all ages for a variety of mental health concerns, including: Adjustment Difficulties, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Child/Teen Behavioral Problems, Depression, Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia, Life Transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Parent-child conflict, Panic Disorder, Parenting Strategies, Pervasive Development Disorders including Asperger's Disorder, Problems associated with divorce, bereavement, and relationships, School Phobia, Separation Anxiety, Social Skills, and Trauma.
Treatment methods include individual, family, and group therapies. All treatment begins with an initial intake assessment, from which you and I decide collaboratively on an appropriate treatment plan.
Here at West Morris Psychological Associates, it is our goal to provide you with caring, compassionate, and comprehensive psychological care. We realize how important it is to begin treatment in a timely way and try to schedule new patients as quickly as possible to start the intake and treatment process.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $215 - $400
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: New Jersey / 35SI00494300
  • School: Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Year Graduated: 2005

Endorsements

Psychologist, PhD
"I have know Dr. Heather Watson-Perez for almost 20 years and can attest to her excellent knowledge and skill in working with clients. She is caring, thoughtful and an exceptional clinician. Anyone who has an opportunity to work with her is truly ..."

Psychologist, PhD

Heather Watson-Perez's Groups

Strong Girls: A Coping Skills Group for Teens

Strong Girls is a group for adolescent females (grades 9-12) who are experiencing challenges related to high school. This may include academic stressors associated with school work and planning for college, relationship issues, and conflicts with peers and parents. The goal of this group is to provide teen girls with effective, healthy coping skills to help manage emotions and improve relationships.

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West Morris Social Skills Group

Is your child struggling with making or keeping friends? Does he have difficulty managing anger? Does she have a hard time sharing or being a good sport? Our social skills training program can help your child improve these skills and more! Groups may cover various topics, including:•Accepting and understanding consequences •Anger management •Being a good sport •Conversation skills, including joining in, initiating and maintaining a conversation •Cooperation and compromising •Feelings education •Meeting new people •Non-verbal communication skills, including eye contact, body language, and personal space •Social problem-solving •Stress management and coping skills (for teens) •Teamwork and Sharing

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Location

West Morris Psychological Associates, LLC
245 Main Street
Suite 205
Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 897-0622
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Play Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022
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Heather Watson-Perez

Psychologist, PhD