Is your family struggling with the challenges of a concussion, Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, memory loss, or other neurological disorder? Are you or loved one failing to achieve at home, in school, socially, or at work? Are you having difficulties with memory, focus, impulsivity, sustaining attention, or reading? I can help! Cutting edge, effective, treatments are available to improve memory, reading ability, focus and attention to help individuals achieve greater success. Most importantly, my aim is to improve your or a loved one's self-confidence for a happier, healthier, and more productive life!
Charles Graff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 7 years of experience in the mental health field. He enjoys working with people of all ages and has served young adults, adults, and seniors struggling with anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, anger management, stress, mood disorders, college life, and a variety of other mental health challenges. Charles earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.
Therapy can be a powerful tool for promoting change, healing and growth. The goal is to replace feelings of emptiness or symptoms of anxiety and depression with feelings of empowerment and overall emotional well-being. By fostering meaningful discussions, positive behaviors and healthy changes can be achieved. As a licensed clinical social worker, and licensed certified alcohol and drug counselor, I have more than 10 years’ experience working with a diverse population in the prevention, treatment and recovery support field for mental health and substance use disorders. I specialize in working with adults and older adults.
Do you experience anxiety? Overwhelm? Self sabotage? Difficulty with your child or family? If so, I can help! I have 20+ years experience working with adults, children & teens in a safe & supportive environment. I specialize working with Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, OCD, & more. I use a multi-modal form of treatment with my clients to help them make positive changes in their lives, including the mind-body connection. I have extensive experience working with crisis and trauma. I am trained in Neurofeedback, EMDR, Hypnotherapy, and SandPlay Therapy- which is an amazing addition to "talk therapy."
Has life thrown you a curve ball?! Each new day can bring change or challenges that we may not always feel prepared to deal with. Please allow me to use my 20 + years of experience to assist you and/ or your family! I am a licensed clinical social worker with specialization working with children and families. I provide individual, family and group counseling for those persons experiencing mental health diagnosis(anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD), separation, divorce, parenting, behavioral, school and work related issues. I utilize a multi-modal treatment approach designed specifically to meet your unique situation and needs.
Elizabeth Siegel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 9 years of professional experience helping clients of all ages who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress management, and low self-esteem. She also has unique experience providing trauma-informed therapy to Holocaust survivors and their adult children. She earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.
As a clinician, I utilize an integrative approach in my therapeutic discipline, taking into account the biopsychospiritual nature of the human person. With this as my foundation, I provide an unconditionally loving and emotionally safe clinical environment for individuals who are looking to learn how to deepen their understanding of what is preventing them from flourising individually and interpersonally.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, ACS, CCTP
Nicole Willms is a LPC in the State of NJ who has been working in the field for over 10 years. She has in BA Psychology from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and a MS in Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Couples & Family Counseling from Monmouth University. She also is a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Nicole works with individuals who have been affected by trauma as well as grief and loss. She also works with primary mental health diagnoses.
Addiction and mental health disorders are often misunderstood. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and empowering awareness and meaningful change. There isn't a one size fits all approach and I use various techniques to meet unique needs of each individual. Successful treatment involves education and support. I have worked in a variety of settings over the past 15 years including hospital based programs, day programs, outpatient programs, and within the criminal justice system.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor experienced working with varied issues and populations. At your initial appointment, we will spend time exploring the issues you'd like to address and your goals for your future. We'll begin planning how we can accomplish these goals together during therapy. My aim is for you to leave your first appointment feeling comfortable in the therapeutic setting and hopeful about reaching the goals you have set.
A Different Approach! Traditional methods of treatment join together with Holistic (Alternative) practices. My approach is down-to-earth, accessible and welcomes all people of every belief system and/or faith. Talk therapy, CBT, psycho-dynamic work and more blend with Energy Psychology, Tarot Psychology, Meditation and more to create a balancing of Mind, Body, Emotion and Spirit so that you can continue to heal yourself even when you are not in session. This approach is perfect for people with any type or level of spiritual practice, whether they believe in the Divine or just feel drawn to Nature or energy work.
Have you recently decided you want to improve yourself but don't know where to start? I can help! I enjoy working with others on their journey through self exploration to work towards their own individual goals. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse issues and low self esteem. I believe in a client centered approach where we work together on finding the path to your personal needs.
I am a NJ licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist. I have dedicated private practice work to children and adults interested in individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. Psychological testing is also available. I have an interest related to performance concerns whether they be academic, professional, interpersonal, or otherwise. I have trained across a broad age range (pre-school to older adults) of clients with diverse presenting concerns. Prior to becoming a psychologist, I worked in the corporate arena. As a result, I have been able to support clients as they work towards their professional goals.
Ashley has over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families, who struggle with a variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, substance use and co-occurring disorders, trauma and PTSD, parenting challenges, eating disorders, ADHD, and general life transitions. She takes a person-centered, holistic approach to counseling, believing that every person is an “expert” on their own life and that all aspects of a person’s life, whether it be mind, body, spirit, or social, are intertwined and have an effect on one's mental wellbeing.
I believe knowledge of our nervous systems with its attachment and stress response functions is important. The relationship we form in therapy can help you to move toward relief, understanding and the change you are hoping for. Knowledge of the nervous system also informs how we will specifically work to heal difficult or even traumatic experiences. We will build awareness, gain skills and ultimately heal mind and body. We will work on past traumas and difficulties, leaning on strengths and natural resilience, creating personalized solutions to develop gifts, find meaning and live according to your values.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPC, PSY, LCADC
One of the most important factors of successful counseling is to have a good connection with your therapist. Every person entering therapy deserves to have an individualized approach that will meet their specific goals. At Mindful Solutions NJ, we offer a free initial phone consultation so you have the chance to learn about the therapist you would work with prior to committing to fees or a long-term therapeutic relationship. During your consultation, we'll discuss your reasons for seeking counseling. You'll also have the chance to learn about your potential counselor's education, training and counseling approach.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who formed Mended Minds Counseling under the simple concept that all of our experiences are unique & individual & our experience with therapy should also be just that. I built my practice under the same values of my sessions; with integrity,compassion & humor. These qualities ,in my view, are essential to building lasting, therapeutic relationships. As your therapist, I will utilize evidenced based treatments that are tailored to you. I will be there to work alongside of you, to provide you with direct, yet supportive feedback & help guide you to find your inner strength to achieve your goals.
Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery, and in my sessions I promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and reactions. I have the tools and professional experience to help you get back on track.
I am out on leave Sept 1- Nov1. I will be accepting client when I return. “Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.” I feel that my role as your therapist is to help you navigate those changes in a collaborative manner that feels safe and void of judgment. Our therapy sessions can be conducted in environments that best fulfill your needs including Telehealth, in the office, walk & talk or adventure therapies. Reach out and let's start facilitating that change.
Not accepting new patients. I believe in working from your strengths. I want to help you become the best version of yourself, while working from the idea that best becomes fluid through time and we can always adjust our approach. I want you to feel as comfortable as you can with understanding you have a partner to work through all things with and that even though some things might prove difficult to work through and develop I will be along for the journey every step of the way.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Toms River 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 Toms River 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.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Toms River, or Child Psychologists in Toms River.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Toms River psychologists specializing in EMDR.
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 Toms River 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.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.