We are humans of connection and our development can be burdened by the moments of disengagement. I truly believe in the ability of the individual. Many of the obstacles in our lives are either created or transformed by the circles we hold. From the family you may have to the one you may have come from, from the friends in your surrounding, to the partner you share your life with. We attract what we are and success is greatest when achieved together. Life can be like a bucket under a dripping ceiling, it can withstand a lot, but eventually overflows.
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 strongly believe in power of therapy. I am convinced that the quality of one’s life can be drastically improved even in the worst cases of mental health disorders. I know that people do not create troubles and impasses in their lives on purpose. Many choices are influenced by heredity, troubled childhood or negative life experiences; other poor decisions are often dictated by psychological state or made subconsciously.
You may or may not be fully aware for the reason for your search for a therapist today but it is a start. Whether you are overwhelmed with emotions, anxiety, change or adjusting to something new, therapy can be beneficial. I want you to be comfortable in session, learn, improve and be yourself. My approach to therapy is that our work will add and/or improve your skillsets and be used long after therapy.
The first step of change is awareness. Congratulations to you on becoming aware that something needs to change. Change is the one consistent thing in life and also one of the hardest to deal with. We all need support along the way. Together, we will unravel the depths of unhealthy patterns and learn ways to change them that align to your authentic self. : nothing changes IF no thing changes.
I specialize in helping professional women (and smart men!) of color in successfully navigating the increasingly challenging world of work. It is an understatement to say that the world of work is complex. From balancing family and intimate relationships with our professional ambitions to handling the challenges of maneuvering organizational politics and work relationships where we feel people just aren’t getting us. I get it!
A mindfulness-based practice with a focus on each client's strengths. We are here to help you achieve your goals in a warm and compasionate way. We work with a wide range of clients including children, adolescents, and adults. En Mindful Living Counseling & Wellness Center estamos para ayudarles a lograr lo mejor de sí mismos y superar los obstáculos que le impiden avanzar y mejorar. Trabajamos con un enfoque en lo positivo de cada persona y en un ambiente multicultural.
I like to support the process of empowerment for individuals who find it difficult to live a quality of life that they can enjoy day to day. Life is in constant change that can cause much stress, anxiety, depression and trauma, etc. My expertise are in using cognitive behavior therapy, narrative therapy, strength based therapy, dialectic behavior therapy, behavior activation and integrative or holistic therapy. My experience has involved clients who survived different types of traumas, anxiety, depression, mood disorders and personality disorders. I also have experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups.
After obtaining a Ph.D. in School Psychology, I completed a Post-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, working with adults. I subsequently entered private practice and worked with a very diverse client population. Issues I have treated include: depression, anxiety, PTSD/pain from accident and injury, ADHD, and relationship issues. After practicing for 15 years, I entered the business world and recently returned to clinical practice supplemented with years of business and life experience.
Do you feel confused, stuck, or overwhelmed by life? I welcome individuals, couples, and families to collaborate with me in exploring their purpose and finding peace in their daily lives and also resolution and acceptance of the past. My goal is to help my clients discover their inner strengths as they heal and transform their body, mind, and spirit.
Life inevitably has its ups and downs and I'm here to help you navigate them. We are often told that we are weak if we ask for help, so I'm also here to show you that asking for and receiving help is one of the most courageous and strongest things you can do. You don't have to suffer in silence and I can help to alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, explore identity and sexual orientation, work on LBGTQ+ issues, grief, trauma, or whatever it is that you would like to focus on. Whether it's relationship or work issues, a difficult diagnosis, or just a rough few months, I am here to help you cope and find your resiliency.
Children today are facing more challenges than ever. The demands of school, friendships, social media, and life changes can take a toll on mental health. You might be seeing changes in your child or teen like irritability, worry, sadness, lack of motivation, and aggression. Parenting can be overwhelming and you are yearning for your child's success. Children and teens might be feeling misunderstood; trust could be broken, and the family dynamic could be shaken up. Our goal is to improve your child’s emotional well-being by increasing their coping skills in all aspects of life while also providing support for you as the parent.
I enjoy working with individuals from ages 18 through 65+ who desire to obtain mental wellness from their mental health struggle. I find joy when an individual is motivated to learn skills and techniques to manage life’s circumstances and improve their daily living towards a happier and more productive life. Many adults have been affected by adverse childhood experiences, abuse, and trauma that have left them with long-lasting symptoms, but I see that their greatest need and goal is to get better and regain their self-esteem, self-worth, self-confidence and self-identity.
We all experience periods in our life of feeling stuck, unhappy, lost, and confused. As humans, we all wish to be seen and feel safe. Whether it is encountering new beginnings, continuing challenges, or navigating the everyday stressors of life, I strive to create a collaborative, validating, and warm atmosphere. Together, we can delve deeper into the patterns of the past, become attuned to the present, and remain hopeful about what else may come our way. You will be met by someone who is curious, intuitive, and encourages you to step into being the best version of yourself.
Do you often feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety and/or stress? Do you just want someone to listen and help with the overwhelming emotions you're feeling? Reality is, the journey to a happier, healthier life can be filled with obstacles and barriers that seem impossible to overcome. Most importantly, you've done the hardest part which is recognizing the need for support and seeking it! With the right support, people of all ages including couples and families are capable of reaching their goals.
As a psychotherapist, I have assisted individuals and families face the many challenging feelings that life brings. Whether you are dealing with Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-esteem, or just need guidance with navigating relationships and life transitions, I am here to help. Difficult life events or trauma may have shaped your past, but you have the power to define your future. Let’s rewrite your story together, focusing on your innate strengths and building your capacity to create a fulfilling life. Together, we can make sense of overwhelming emotions, work through relationship challenges, and transform shame into self-esteem.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCADC, ACS, CCS, ICGC-I
Everyone’s mental health and wellness journey is different. We, at the North Jersey Wellness Center take your experiences, background, beliefs, and lifestyle to help you navigate through your life. We will work together to create a treatment plan based on your unique needs, challenges, and goals. Finding the right care for our clients is our primary goal. We focus on what matters to you, to achieve the results you want.
I am a dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor who has 20 years of counseling experience. I have provided counseling for adolescents and adults from many different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. I am very sensitive to individual differences and will provide an atmosphere of trust, safety, and protect the confidentiality of my clients. I have worked in a school setting and a private practice.
Hi, I'm Francesca Wehr. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Advanced Child, Youth & Family Social worker, and Nurtured Heart Parent Coach who works with adults, teens, adolescents, and parents who have ongoing challenges with depression and anxiety. My goal is to help you stop feeling discouraged or overwhelmed and start helping you make progress towards your goals.
Are you feeling anxious, overwhelmed and frustrated? Is your inner voice creating self-doubt and you feel out of control at times or like nothing is helping? Do you find yourself worrying about everyday decisions? Is your mind constantly on, and you find it difficult to have a quiet moment with yourself? Perhaps, you find your heart beating a little faster, mind racing, and your palms start to sweat. Maybe, social interactions take a lot of energy and you second guess every word you said. Do you find yourself playing back every conversation or avoiding people and places you once enjoyed? I help those struggling with anxiety.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in West New York 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 West New York 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 West New York, or Child Psychologists in West New York.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like West New York 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 West New York 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.