Ivelise Velez

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW

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Ivelise Velez, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Hackensack
(201) 355-5516

Ivelise Velez

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW


Location

560 Hudson Street
Floor 1 Room/suite 1
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(201) 355-5516

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This location is easily accessible from:

Im on VACATION until April 6, 2018. Sorry. Feeling stressed about a situation? Do you think you need a professional to talk to that can be objective? Someone who is specially trained in psychoanalysis and cognitive behavioral therapies to help you from the outside looking in? Being able to organize life can be stressful and confusing. @ some point everyone needs help. If you saidYES to the above questions I may be the therapist for you! Appt.'s are available at this time.Email me, Ill respond quicker than phone calls, as I am frequently in session. *Manda un email contesto mas rapido.
I've been in the field over 23 years! I provide effective clinical therapy, with experience in such issues, but not limited to:Personality; Behavior, Learning; Developmental; Anxiety; Eating; Bipolar; Mood; Conduct; OCD, Intermittent Explosive Disorders, Anger Mgmt, LGBTQ, Conflicts, Depression, Impulsive,Trauma,Abuse, Loss, Illness,Parenting ADHD, Addiction, Immigration
Aside from Behavioral and Mental Health Services, I provide Healthy Living, Life Coaching and Professional Counseling. I am also trained in Play Therapy, and Art/Expressive Therapies. I am empathetic, compassionate, creative, and sensitive to the needs of the people I serve. FULLY BILINGUAL English/Spanish. HABLO ESPANOL Y INGLES.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Year Graduated: 2000
  • License No. and State: 44SC05537500 New Jersey

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $200
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire BlueCross
  • GHI
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: NASW
  • Member Since: 2013

Location

560 Hudson Street
Floor 1 Room/suite 1
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(201) 355-5516

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Thinking Disorders
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Alternative Languages: Spanish
Religious Orientation: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art/Expressive
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Wellness/Fitness
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Professional Connections

Ms. Erica Saltz, LCSW-R
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Colleague, known for 18 years

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Last Modified: 26 Mar 2018
Ivelise Velez, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Hackensack

Ivelise Velez

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW