Meryl Weinman Dorf, PhD, Psychologist in West Orange
If you are struggling with feelings of depression, relationship issues, marital stress, job loss, anxiety, or other life challenges, feel free to contact me. I am a warm, respectful, experienced clinician who brings 25+ years of practice in consulting confidentially with a wide variety of people. You will find me to be open and caring and my office a safe and inviting place to talk. I am most effective with people who are thoughtful and willing to look inside themselves.
I offer Individual and Couples Counseling from a variety of perspectives, including psychodynamic and EFT. Adoption-related issues are another area of expertise. I have a Certificate in Adoption from Rutgers University.. View my website:
My credentials: PhD in Psychology, Certificate in Psychoanalysis - William Alanson White Institute, where I am Supervisor of Psychotherapy, Faculty CPPNJ (Couples Therapy Program and Program in Psychoanalysis), MPS in Art Therapy, BFA - Carnegie-Mellon University. While I do not accept insurance directly, if you have out-of network options, I will help you with reimbursement.
Take the first step to help. Call Meryl Weinman Dorf now - (862) 324-7025


  • Years in Practice: 29 Years
  • School: Adelphi University
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License No. and State: 35SI00382500 New Jersey


  • Avg Cost (per session): $170 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: NJPA, ICEFT, NJCEFT


  • Marital and Premarital
  • Depression
  • Adoption


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders


  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational


  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017
Meryl Weinman Dorf, PhD, Psychologist in West Orange

Meryl Weinman Dorf

Psychologist, PhD