Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I have a unique ability to assess and advise individuals in crisis; helping children, adolescents and adults navigate through adjustments, depression and anxiety related issues. Additionally, my clinical skills are utilized in helping family members who are experiencing stress. Currently, I am a full-time professor at Georgian Court University teaching in the social work BSW program. My past position at Georgian Court University as Director of Student Success has allowed me the opportunity to work with students developing goals and problems-solving skills for college students to achieve academic and personal success.
(732) 908-1259
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Toms River, NJ 08753
I have a unique ability to assess and advise individuals in crisis; helping children, adolescents and adults navigate through adjustments, depression and anxiety related issues. Additionally, my clinical skills are utilized in helping family members who are experiencing stress. Currently, I am a full-time professor at Georgian Court University teaching in the social work BSW program. My past position at Georgian Court University as Director of Student Success has allowed me the opportunity to work with students developing goals and problems-solving skills for college students to achieve academic and personal success.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, BCB Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
From the outside things look like they are going well, but inside you feel stuck and want to shut yourself off from the world. Maybe life seems to have sped up due to the demands of family, work or school. This is far too common and can be emotionally and physically debilitating. Somehow, we end up in our own way and things become overwhelming. The good news is we can also get out of our way. You have already taken an important first step and are considering psychotherapy. Now, imagine yourself being inspired, better able to cope and capable of embracing all that life has to offer. This is where I will help.
(609) 739-9791
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Toms River, NJ 08753
From the outside things look like they are going well, but inside you feel stuck and want to shut yourself off from the world. Maybe life seems to have sped up due to the demands of family, work or school. This is far too common and can be emotionally and physically debilitating. Somehow, we end up in our own way and things become overwhelming. The good news is we can also get out of our way. You have already taken an important first step and are considering psychotherapy. Now, imagine yourself being inspired, better able to cope and capable of embracing all that life has to offer. This is where I will help.
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Nationally Certified HypnoCounselor with 15+ years' experience empowering women and children to eliminate negative habits, release fear, reduce stress and build confidence, through professional hypnosis and coaching. Are you ready to deal with obstacles that have been holding you back? You're more capable than you realize of overcoming challenges and improving your life by tapping into your inner resources and wisdom, with some gentle guidance. Through hypnosis / coaching techniques, reinforcement recordings, and self-hypnosis instruction, most motivated clients see progress in a few sessions. Different approach than psychotherapy.
(848) 251-0779
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Nationally Certified HypnoCounselor with 15+ years' experience empowering women and children to eliminate negative habits, release fear, reduce stress and build confidence, through professional hypnosis and coaching. Are you ready to deal with obstacles that have been holding you back? You're more capable than you realize of overcoming challenges and improving your life by tapping into your inner resources and wisdom, with some gentle guidance. Through hypnosis / coaching techniques, reinforcement recordings, and self-hypnosis instruction, most motivated clients see progress in a few sessions. Different approach than psychotherapy.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LLC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Therapy can be a powerful tool in promoting change and growth. I strive to provide a warm, relaxed atmosphere that fosters meaningful discussion of the issues that keep people stuck and erode well-being and optimism. In such an environment individuals, couples, and families work toward an understanding of the root causes of negativty, depression, anxiety, and conflict. Together we work to eliminate these issues and build the flexibility, resilency, acceptance, and positive communication style vital for healthy relationships and meaningful, well-lived lives..
(848) 863-8185
Verified

Toms River, NJ 08753
Therapy can be a powerful tool in promoting change and growth. I strive to provide a warm, relaxed atmosphere that fosters meaningful discussion of the issues that keep people stuck and erode well-being and optimism. In such an environment individuals, couples, and families work toward an understanding of the root causes of negativty, depression, anxiety, and conflict. Together we work to eliminate these issues and build the flexibility, resilency, acceptance, and positive communication style vital for healthy relationships and meaningful, well-lived lives..
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Psychologist, PsyD, MBA Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
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.
(848) 256-0417
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LCADC, ACS Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Endlessly scrolling through therapist’s profiles can be frustrating and confusing, I get it! So, let me tell you what I am looking for in a client. I am looking for a client who would benefit from a safe space to discuss and process their emotions. A client who would like to improve their overall mental health by learning new positive coping skills and wouldn’t mind completing therapeutic homework outside of session. My client would benefit from processing past traumatic events and learn how those experiences impact their current life.
(848) 251-0224
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Endlessly scrolling through therapist’s profiles can be frustrating and confusing, I get it! So, let me tell you what I am looking for in a client. I am looking for a client who would benefit from a safe space to discuss and process their emotions. A client who would like to improve their overall mental health by learning new positive coping skills and wouldn’t mind completing therapeutic homework outside of session. My client would benefit from processing past traumatic events and learn how those experiences impact their current life.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
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.
(848) 257-5222
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Toms River, NJ 08753
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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Just as a wave in the ocean comes in different shapes, sizes, and intensities, so do different mental health struggles. Here at Calming Waves, we strive to meet you where you are and to help uplift you to your new potential.
(609) 564-5456
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Just as a wave in the ocean comes in different shapes, sizes, and intensities, so do different mental health struggles. Here at Calming Waves, we strive to meet you where you are and to help uplift you to your new potential.
Photo of Megan M. Washburn, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCADC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
It is my personal goal to make sure that you are supported through your journey toward self-care and emotional fulfillment. My practice addresses the emotional needs of all individuals 18 or older dealing with a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to, substance abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, LGBT issues, grief and loss, coping skills, and anger management. I also have extensive expirience in working with families and couples to acheive relational success. A typical client of mine is someone who is expirienceing difficulty in one or more of these areas and is struggling to get through and/ or move past them.
(732) 837-3765
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Toms River, NJ 08753
It is my personal goal to make sure that you are supported through your journey toward self-care and emotional fulfillment. My practice addresses the emotional needs of all individuals 18 or older dealing with a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to, substance abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, LGBT issues, grief and loss, coping skills, and anger management. I also have extensive expirience in working with families and couples to acheive relational success. A typical client of mine is someone who is expirienceing difficulty in one or more of these areas and is struggling to get through and/ or move past them.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I practice from a Person-Centered approach and specialize in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I utilize multi-modal techniques to treatment as therapy is not always "one size fits all". With a background and education in counseling, behavioral neuroscience, and coaching I am able to serve my clients in a wide variety of areas of support through the use of talk therapy, play therapy, and biofeedback. My therapeutic work experience includes serving clients ranging from children to geriatric end of life issues.
(732) 253-4641
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Toms River, NJ 08753
I practice from a Person-Centered approach and specialize in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I utilize multi-modal techniques to treatment as therapy is not always "one size fits all". With a background and education in counseling, behavioral neuroscience, and coaching I am able to serve my clients in a wide variety of areas of support through the use of talk therapy, play therapy, and biofeedback. My therapeutic work experience includes serving clients ranging from children to geriatric end of life issues.
Photo of Marc Panepinto, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Are you concerned about yourself or a loved one’s feelings, mood, work or school performance and have been unsuccessful in assisting despite your best efforts? Not able to find the correct technique or words to successfully help make positive and permanent changes? Has there been a major change in your or a loved one’s life and feel powerless in your ability to help? Having marital disputes that you cannot seem to control or have been concerned with for some time? You are not alone. Real help is available. Many people have sought counseling assistance and made permanent and satisfying changes in their, or a family member’s life.
(908) 279-0426
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Are you concerned about yourself or a loved one’s feelings, mood, work or school performance and have been unsuccessful in assisting despite your best efforts? Not able to find the correct technique or words to successfully help make positive and permanent changes? Has there been a major change in your or a loved one’s life and feel powerless in your ability to help? Having marital disputes that you cannot seem to control or have been concerned with for some time? You are not alone. Real help is available. Many people have sought counseling assistance and made permanent and satisfying changes in their, or a family member’s life.
Photo of Dina Marie Bishop, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCADC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Oasis Counseling, LLC offers an array of outpatient services which include individual and group therapies to assist families, individuals, and couples, who are searching for ways to overcome life's unique challenges.
(732) 784-6064
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Oasis Counseling, LLC offers an array of outpatient services which include individual and group therapies to assist families, individuals, and couples, who are searching for ways to overcome life's unique challenges.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R Verified
Verified
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$250
Toms River, NJ 08753
I work with clients looking to overcome and sustain changes in life. I've spent nearly four decades learning and teaching at the former St. Vincent’s Hospital dept. of Psychiatry in Manhattan’s West Village treating children, adolescents and adults. The issues: family crises; trauma; learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, asperger’s syndrome; mood instability and the paralyzing effects of anxiety/panic. It takes grit, patience; the right educational space and faith in growth. I coach clients into enriching and sustainable university and graduate school placements and writers into a safe free creative space.
(732) 733-4931
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Toms River, NJ 08753
$250 Per Session
I work with clients looking to overcome and sustain changes in life. I've spent nearly four decades learning and teaching at the former St. Vincent’s Hospital dept. of Psychiatry in Manhattan’s West Village treating children, adolescents and adults. The issues: family crises; trauma; learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, asperger’s syndrome; mood instability and the paralyzing effects of anxiety/panic. It takes grit, patience; the right educational space and faith in growth. I coach clients into enriching and sustainable university and graduate school placements and writers into a safe free creative space.
Photo of Gerri Dierking, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
I have devoted my practice to helping teens, college students, and adults create more satisfying, productive, and peaceful lives. I am compassionate and an empathetic listener, striving to create an environment in which my clients feel safe and empowered to learn about themselves, grow and make positive life changes. I believe in providing feedback, support, and teaching my clients valuable CBT based skills. I have a great passion for 'helping people help themselves' and believe in working collaboratively with my clients. I specialize in working with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, trauma, poor self esteem, relationship issues, caregiver stress, parenting challenges, grief and loss.
(848) 224-6253
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Toms River, NJ 08753
I have devoted my practice to helping teens, college students, and adults create more satisfying, productive, and peaceful lives. I am compassionate and an empathetic listener, striving to create an environment in which my clients feel safe and empowered to learn about themselves, grow and make positive life changes. I believe in providing feedback, support, and teaching my clients valuable CBT based skills. I have a great passion for 'helping people help themselves' and believe in working collaboratively with my clients. I specialize in working with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, trauma, poor self esteem, relationship issues, caregiver stress, parenting challenges, grief and loss.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCADC , ACS, CCTP, NCC Verified
Verified
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$75
Toms River, NJ 08753
I have over 25 years experience working within the field of mental health and developmental disorders. I recognize that by the time someone seeks out a therapist, they are already in the amidst of their struggle. They are looking for the right person to assist them in developing skills and processing their thoughts/behaviors so that they can begin to resume their lives again. I am a Certified Telemental Health provider, a Director within a CMHC and recognize the need to often introduce a vast array of resources to my clients. "There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't" - John Green.
(732) 561-4415
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Toms River, NJ 08753
$75 Per Session
I have over 25 years experience working within the field of mental health and developmental disorders. I recognize that by the time someone seeks out a therapist, they are already in the amidst of their struggle. They are looking for the right person to assist them in developing skills and processing their thoughts/behaviors so that they can begin to resume their lives again. I am a Certified Telemental Health provider, a Director within a CMHC and recognize the need to often introduce a vast array of resources to my clients. "There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't" - John Green.
Photo of Melissa Schwaner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Life may take us to unexpected places and challenging times, but why go through them alone? Together we can find the best possible solution to whatever you or your family is dealing with. My main goal in therapy sessions is to take your therapeutic journey at the pace that you want to go. I primarily work with children, adolescents, young adults and families and offer individual and family counseling. I am trained in sand tray therapy as well. Through empathy and support I can give you the tools to navigate through these challenges in a positive and healthy way.
(848) 251-0819
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Life may take us to unexpected places and challenging times, but why go through them alone? Together we can find the best possible solution to whatever you or your family is dealing with. My main goal in therapy sessions is to take your therapeutic journey at the pace that you want to go. I primarily work with children, adolescents, young adults and families and offer individual and family counseling. I am trained in sand tray therapy as well. Through empathy and support I can give you the tools to navigate through these challenges in a positive and healthy way.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Change is hard. For some of us it is simply a need to explore a specific issue, job change, relationship exploration, or a goal for our future. For others, long held negative thoughts/ beliefs, anxiety and depression can paralyze moving forward, leaving us floundering for years. Regardless, change is possible. It is your turn, there is hope.
(848) 251-0621
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Change is hard. For some of us it is simply a need to explore a specific issue, job change, relationship exploration, or a goal for our future. For others, long held negative thoughts/ beliefs, anxiety and depression can paralyze moving forward, leaving us floundering for years. Regardless, change is possible. It is your turn, there is hope.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, ACS, CCTP Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Nicole Willms is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. She received her 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 specializes in working with individuals who have been affected by trauma grief and loss. Nicole has been working in an outpatient setting working with clients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and co-occurring.
(732) 943-1521
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Nicole Willms is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey. She received her 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 specializes in working with individuals who have been affected by trauma grief and loss. Nicole has been working in an outpatient setting working with clients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and co-occurring.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Kelli is a private practice therapist, adjunct professor, well-received presenter and clinical program manager for two psychiatric units; she has over 18 years of experience working with diverse communities of all ages. Kelli is passionate about supporting people to live authentic, empowered lives. Kelli began her career in Ocean County, NJ in 1999. With compassion and integrity at the core of her practice, Kelli honors the unique path of everyone she works with, creating a safe place to enhance well-being.
(732) 831-7176
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Kelli is a private practice therapist, adjunct professor, well-received presenter and clinical program manager for two psychiatric units; she has over 18 years of experience working with diverse communities of all ages. Kelli is passionate about supporting people to live authentic, empowered lives. Kelli began her career in Ocean County, NJ in 1999. With compassion and integrity at the core of her practice, Kelli honors the unique path of everyone she works with, creating a safe place to enhance well-being.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, ACS Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
**CURRENTLY HAVE A WAIT LIST**Breakthrough Therapy Solutions (BTS) is currently telehealth-only due to Covid-19. I am a Board Certified National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have over 7 years experience working with various populations and helping clients with a wide array of symptoms. I use a person-centered, goal oriented and solution-focused approach to therapy and work collaboratively with my clients to help them achieve their goals.
(848) 999-3298
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Toms River, NJ 08753
**CURRENTLY HAVE A WAIT LIST**Breakthrough Therapy Solutions (BTS) is currently telehealth-only due to Covid-19. I am a Board Certified National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have over 7 years experience working with various populations and helping clients with a wide array of symptoms. I use a person-centered, goal oriented and solution-focused approach to therapy and work collaboratively with my clients to help them achieve their goals.

Teletherapy (Online Therapy, Virtual Therapists) Therapists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in 08753, this list of Teletherapyists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in 08753 listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 08753 are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in 08753

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 08753 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 08753 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 08753 or family therapy in 08753.