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Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor

Melissa Pirnos

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
10 Endorsed
9 Fishers Lane, Suite E, Sparta, NJ 07871
Let's Connect (973) 607-2545
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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor by the state of New Jersey with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field in community agencies, school systems and private practice. I offer therapy services to adults, children and adolescents. I strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment and employ a variety of strategies depending on clients' needs, with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and play therapy.
I can help with anger management, grief and loss, divorce, depression, crisis, anxiety, developmental disabilities, ADHD and oppositional behaviors.
Take the first step to help. Call or Melissa Pirnos now - (973) 607-2545

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Lakeside Counseling Associates, LLC

9 Fishers Lane

Suite E

Sparta, NJ 07871

(973) 607-2545

30 Moran Street, 2nd Floor

Newton, NJ 07860

I am offering tele-therapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Child 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  
Let's Connect (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Lakeside Counseling Associates, LLC

9 Fishers Lane

Suite E

Sparta, NJ 07871

(973) 607-2545

30 Moran Street, 2nd Floor

Newton, NJ 07860

I am offering tele-therapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Child 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • Beacon Health Options | Carelon
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • EmblemHealth
  • GHI
  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Magellan
  • MagnaCare
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of New Jersey / 37PC00551600 Melissa Pirnos
  • Certificate from New Jersey School Counselor 2009
  • Certificate from New Jersey Mental Health Screener 2014
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Child

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
Do these issues align with your needs? or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
Do these issues align with your needs? or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS

Client Focus

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Group

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Group

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Sandplay
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS

Location

Primary Location

Lakeside Counseling Associates, LLC

9 Fishers Lane

Suite E

Sparta, NJ 07871

(973) 607-2545

Additional Location

30 Moran Street, 2nd Floor

Newton, NJ 07860

(973) 607-2545
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I am offering tele-therapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS
"
I am offering tele-therapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (973) 607-2545
Photo of Melissa Pirnos, MA, LPC, ACS, Licensed Professional Counselor
Melissa Pirnos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ACS