Melissa Higgins

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW

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Melissa Higgins

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW


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The Center for Therapy & Counseling Services
15 West Prospect Street
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
(732) 955-4073

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The Center for Therapy & Counseling Services
629 Amboy Avenue
Suite 206
Edison, New Jersey 08837
(732) 955-4073
Announcement icon I am offering tele-therapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time.
My name is Melissa Higgins, LCSW and I am the owner of the Center for Therapy & Counseling Services, LLC. I enjoy treating trauma, grief/loss, complex conditions, issues with gender identity and/or sexual orientation. I am committed to the power of relationship to heal. My goal is to help help people develop relationships with themselves and others which may bring more meaning into their lives. I believe it is important to listen to the stories my clients have to tell and collaboratively help them develop more adaptive stories.
I love doing psychotherapy or counseling. I love the ability to help people re-story their lives and develop intra- and inter-personal coping skills and bolster their resilience and build upon their strengths. I believe in the importance of establishing a culturally and gender-sensitive therapeutic alliance.
No client leaves my office without my helping him or her to find some signs of strength and resilience. I work with a client and try to find out how things are right now in his or her life and how he or she would like them to be.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Rutgers University
  • Year Graduated: 1991
  • License and State: 44SC00486300 New Jersey

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Charles Nechtam/Oasis
  • Cigna
  • GHI
  • Magellan
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • New Directions
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
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Location

The Center for Therapy & Counseling Services
15 West Prospect Street
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
(732) 955-4073
Ask about video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

The Center for Therapy & Counseling Services
629 Amboy Avenue
Suite 206
Edison, New Jersey 08837
(732) 955-4073
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief
  • Sexual Abuse
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Transgender
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Constructive Narrative Perspective
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online/Phone Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 25 Mar 2020
Melissa Higgins, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Brunswick

Melissa Higgins

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW