Ivelise Velez, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Hackensack
Feeling stressed about a situation? How do you feel regularly? 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.
Call or Email Ivelise Velez for a free phone consultation now - (201) 355-5516


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


  • 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


  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Thinking Disorders


  • 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


  • 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


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

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


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2017
Ivelise Velez, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Hackensack

Ivelise Velez

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW