Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCADC, NCC, ACS, CCTP
An important focus of mine is to assist you with identifying roadblocks to wellness that may be preventing you from living the life you desire. My key objective is to create an atmosphere in which you will feel understood, deeply accepted, unconditionally regarded and hopeful. I will assist you on a journey where we will work together to gently explore any defense mechanisms you may have developed over the years, address deep wounds, and identify personalized strategies for healing.
The clients I work with have come to a place, I create a nonjudgmental and compassionate space to work through interpersonal and intrapersonal issues. I work with clients to heal the most important relationship they have: The one with themselves.
With 25 years of experience working with people of all cultures and backgrounds, I believe that learning more about oneself is a gift for our inner health. Therapy can be an important resource for clarifying concerns and formulating strategies which could lead to positive choices. My approach is open, non-judgmental and interactive. Therapy does not need to be a long term process but can be an effective tool for developing better coping mechanisms. I have experience working with children and adolescents; and adults.
I have over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I work with ages 8 and up. I provide therapy to those suffering from anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, bi-polar, borderline personality disorder, postpartum depression and marital conflict.
If you are ready for change, and committed to reaching out for it, I can help you accomplish it! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, working with Children, Adolescents, Individuals, Couples and Families. I am passionate in helping you create the vibrant and wholesome life you long for. My style is warm, accepting and caring, while holding the utmost belief in your potential to heal from your wounds and create a full, healthy and rewarding life. My specialty is Gestalt Therapy, an experiential modality that helps us go deeply into the core issues, heal hurts and access the most resourceful aspects of Yourself.
Difficulties in personal or professional life can make anyone feel overwhelmed, confused or hopeless. Family problems, health issues, loss, pain or traumatic past can add to the distress. Getting through these obstacles doesn't have to be a lonely process. In a supportive and confidential atmosphere, we can discuss your thoughts and feelings, and together, make sense of your unique life's circumstances, whether you are in crisis, caught up in relationship conflicts, facing identity questions or repeating patterns that don't always bring positive solutions.
It will be my privilege to assist and guide you on your therapeutic journey. Engaging in therapy can be frightening, but the end result can be extremely rewarding. I offer a safe, supportive, confidential therapeutic environment. As a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor (LCADC) for the state of New Jersey, I work with individuals, couples, families and offer recovery supportive groups therapy. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, and substance abuse.
Have you been experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues or recovering from trauma? Perhaps you are experiencing problems with your partner, your family, becoming a parent or your employment and are struggling to cope with the stress of life at the moment. My goal is to help you unpack the major themes and patterns in your life and what they are trying to teach you. My approach utilizes integrative techniques for the mind, body and spirit to build awareness and gain insight to better manage emotions, thoughts, and negative self-talk so that you can improve your quality of your life.
I am currently offering in person and telehealth services at this time. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and also a Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LCADC). I specialize in working with Clients who experience mental health and/or addiction issues. I am a LGBTQ+ therapist and also trained in working with trauma.
Are you feeling anxious, depressed, having trouble sleeping? Difficulty in your marriage or other personal relationships? Is your child having trouble in school or at home? There is evidence that shows talk therapy is an effective way to deal with these issues. I specialize in adults, adolescents and families. I also conduct evaluations when special situations might occur that require specialized evaluations such as child custody evaluations, domestic violence, anger management, parenting coordinating, parental capacity cases, and social and emotional assessments.
I am proud of you for reading this and taking that next step in investing in you. My name is Theresa, and I am a Licensed Social Worker. I have my undergraduate degree in Social Work from Gordon College, and I have my Masters from Rutgers University in Clinical Social Work emphasizing in Health and the second emphasis in Trauma, Grief, and Loss; I was inducted into the Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work at Rutgers University.
I’m passionate about creating and maintaining a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore experiences, as well as empower clients to discover inner strength and resilience. By using a variety of therapeutic techniques based on individual needs, I work collaboratively with clients to help them reach their goals.
I enjoy my profession as a therapist. Every person faces life transitions and crises. All that we can control is how we respond to these challenges. My approach is to try to understand each client's unique needs, discover and mobilize the client's strengths, and enhance their coping skills. I strive to help my client use the precipitant, what brought them to therapy, to grow as a person from the therapy experience. My approach is to listen to my client, help them process their feelings, empower them to see that they have choices, and choose emotionally healthy options.
We are going through an ever evolving time in our lives that requires sensitivity to ourselves, others, and the world we live in. These times can also bring up feelings of struggle, isolation/loneliness, uncertainty, and even despair. However, this does not have to be your end point. I will assist in guiding you to be empowered and reach a sense of healing through my empathetic, insightful, and supportive therapeutic approach. My goal is to facilitate your growth in your personal journey with non-judgement and unconditional support. I will walk with you and help you to develop into the best you, you can be.
Juan has a passion for the restoration of broken lives to wholeness. He has a heart for the broken, misunderstood and marginalized. From a very young age, he always felt the call to help people through compassion and empathy. He was intrigued by people's behavior and decision making, and he wanted to be an encouragement to them along the way. His passion became more overwhelming and his call became clear when he experienced the love and grace of God through people that were willing to love him right where he was in those difficult times. Juan and Deborah have been married for 25 yrs & together they have 2 kids: Jordan & Hannah.
I have specialties in three areas - couples therapy, divorce issues, and the treatment of trauma. I have extensive court-related experience in these areas and I have functioned as both a treatment provider and court-appointed forensic evaluator for sexual abuse victims and in divorce/child custody proceedings.
Does anxiety, fear, or depression caused by traumatic events from the past hinder your success? Together we can tackle the difficult task of identifying triggers that cause significant problems as we develop effective strategies that encourage you to live your best life. For more than twenty years, my initiative offers intensive holistic therapeutic counseling and academic support for students from kindergarten through college. Throughout this effort, I’ve helped thousands of vulnerable students conquer social-emotional landscapes to achieve their personalized levels of success.
Navigating life's ups and downs can be tough. From death or divorce, separation, moves, job loss or career changes, to life stress or supporting our children and loved ones in tough times. Having the right guidance and support can make all the difference in difficult times. You don't have to be alone in this journey! Peace and joy can be yours. Let's get started.
As your therapist, my goal is to inspire & support you in creating attainable and sustainable goals that assist changes in your life. I am committed to helping you become the best version of yourself & to help you feel accomplished, confident, & empowered by teaching healthy coping strategies.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BCT-SUD, SAH
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving children, adolescents, adults, couples and families from diverse and multicultural backgrounds. I utilize various evidenced-based approaches to address challenges while meeting patients where they are to collaborate and assist them along the change process. I assist in uplifting families, couples and individuals who struggle with Anger Management, Low Motivation, Co-Occurring Disorders, Mood Disorders ( PTSD, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Anxiety), Issues with Intimate Partner Violence, Smoking Cessation, Couples Therapy and Behavioral Couples Therapy for Substance Use Disorders.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in North Haledon are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in North Haledon then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
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What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in North Haledon specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
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