Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
This is a very difficult time for our world as we experience this collective trauma. Anxiety, grief and loss are very real for many of us right now. Whether you already struggle with mental health symptoms or find yourself experiencing new feelings of anxiety, fear or disconnect, I can guide you in processing and gaining insight into troublesome thoughts, new sensations and range of emotions. I consider myself a client centered and relational therapist. I believe in the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship in a safe environment in order to achieve meaningful growth.
(848) 242-8295 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
This is a very difficult time for our world as we experience this collective trauma. Anxiety, grief and loss are very real for many of us right now. Whether you already struggle with mental health symptoms or find yourself experiencing new feelings of anxiety, fear or disconnect, I can guide you in processing and gaining insight into troublesome thoughts, new sensations and range of emotions. I consider myself a client centered and relational therapist. I believe in the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship in a safe environment in order to achieve meaningful growth.
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
People ask me, "When is it time to see a therapist?" I don't know anyone who can say everything in their lives is going well all the time; we all have challenges from time to time, but you don't have to go through them alone. I'm here to help you use your strengths to keep what is going right, and help you find your strengths to fix when things are going wrong. I specialize in working with children, teens, young adults, and families. I bring warmth, empathy, and a touch of playfulness and creativity to my work. You can hear me speak more about my approach and counseling philosophy here: http://bit.ly/podcastdrjm
(848) 251-0682
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Toms River, NJ 08753
People ask me, "When is it time to see a therapist?" I don't know anyone who can say everything in their lives is going well all the time; we all have challenges from time to time, but you don't have to go through them alone. I'm here to help you use your strengths to keep what is going right, and help you find your strengths to fix when things are going wrong. I specialize in working with children, teens, young adults, and families. I bring warmth, empathy, and a touch of playfulness and creativity to my work. You can hear me speak more about my approach and counseling philosophy here: http://bit.ly/podcastdrjm
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
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$125
Toms River, NJ 08755
***I am accepting IL and NJ Telehealth Clients****Throughout life, many of us will experience some sort of emotional issue. Some we can handle on our own, and others we may want to explore on a deeper level with a specialist. I look forward to working with those who are brave enough to face these issues head on, and to explore some of the underlying reasons why these issues have manifested. I specialize in trauma, PTSD, anxiety, yoga therapy, bariatric evals, LGBTQ concerns, adjustment disorders, as well as testing and assessment (ADHD and PTSD Screenings, neuropsychological and psychological/personality testing with report).
(312) 516-4368
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Toms River, NJ 08755
$125 Per Session
***I am accepting IL and NJ Telehealth Clients****Throughout life, many of us will experience some sort of emotional issue. Some we can handle on our own, and others we may want to explore on a deeper level with a specialist. I look forward to working with those who are brave enough to face these issues head on, and to explore some of the underlying reasons why these issues have manifested. I specialize in trauma, PTSD, anxiety, yoga therapy, bariatric evals, LGBTQ concerns, adjustment disorders, as well as testing and assessment (ADHD and PTSD Screenings, neuropsychological and psychological/personality testing with report).
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
I am a therapist who believes strongly that talk therapy sometimes just isn't enough. Sometimes when a person experiences difficulties in life, their defenses can often get in the way. This is especially true when you are a child, have experienced trauma, or struggle with Eating Disorders. Sandplay therapy and other approaches can help break-down those barriers and promote healing.
(732) 736-8366
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Toms River, NJ 08755
I am a therapist who believes strongly that talk therapy sometimes just isn't enough. Sometimes when a person experiences difficulties in life, their defenses can often get in the way. This is especially true when you are a child, have experienced trauma, or struggle with Eating Disorders. Sandplay therapy and other approaches can help break-down those barriers and promote healing.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Healthy relationships, life balance and meaningfulness are essential. Being genuine and true to yourself can be a challenge, but it is the key to fulfillment and joy. I am comfortable working with depression, anxiety, obsessions, addictions, relationship issues and trauma. Therapy with me is effective and compassionate. I have many tools, including cognitive, behavioral, mindfulness, relational communication, spiritual and specialized trauma approaches. I often provide meditation-based as well as brain based therapies. I've practiced for over 30 years having extensive experience with individuals, couples and families. I truly love what I do and practice what I teach.
(732) 733-6795
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Healthy relationships, life balance and meaningfulness are essential. Being genuine and true to yourself can be a challenge, but it is the key to fulfillment and joy. I am comfortable working with depression, anxiety, obsessions, addictions, relationship issues and trauma. Therapy with me is effective and compassionate. I have many tools, including cognitive, behavioral, mindfulness, relational communication, spiritual and specialized trauma approaches. I often provide meditation-based as well as brain based therapies. I've practiced for over 30 years having extensive experience with individuals, couples and families. I truly love what I do and practice what I teach.
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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, 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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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, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Difficulty healing from past abuse and trauma? Feeling emotionally numb and disconnected ? Struggling in your relationships? Feeling depressed or anxious? Are you feeling stuck in life unable to move forward? Therapy with me is compassionate, engaging and collaborative. My energetic nature can help you find the motivation and strength to get "unstuck" and move forward in your life.Together, we can work towards achieving your personal goals, overcome life's obstacles, and move towards a place of healing.
(848) 251-0951
Verified
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Difficulty healing from past abuse and trauma? Feeling emotionally numb and disconnected ? Struggling in your relationships? Feeling depressed or anxious? Are you feeling stuck in life unable to move forward? Therapy with me is compassionate, engaging and collaborative. My energetic nature can help you find the motivation and strength to get "unstuck" and move forward in your life.Together, we can work towards achieving your personal goals, overcome life's obstacles, and move towards a place of healing.
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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.
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.
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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 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, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
If you're looking for help with your child/teenager, family dynamic or you yourself, you've come to the right place! We also provide adult therapy and couples therapy. At Swan Therapy Group, we strive on helping everyone in the community one family at a time, on the most personalized basis that we can. Through empathy and support we can provide you or your family the tools to navigate through any life challenges that come your way in a positive and healthy manner. Please visit our website to see each of our individualized profiles!
(732) 573-6968
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Toms River, NJ 08753
If you're looking for help with your child/teenager, family dynamic or you yourself, you've come to the right place! We also provide adult therapy and couples therapy. At Swan Therapy Group, we strive on helping everyone in the community one family at a time, on the most personalized basis that we can. Through empathy and support we can provide you or your family the tools to navigate through any life challenges that come your way in a positive and healthy manner. Please visit our website to see each of our individualized profiles!
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Today's world can be very scary and uncertain for all of us. I strive to help my clients identify the source of distress or concern and build a trusting relationship to assist with recovery. I meet my clients where they are and allow time for change. Everyone's needs are unique. I am here to help you on your goal to better mental health and happiness. I am currently in a private practice.
(848) 212-8074
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Today's world can be very scary and uncertain for all of us. I strive to help my clients identify the source of distress or concern and build a trusting relationship to assist with recovery. I meet my clients where they are and allow time for change. Everyone's needs are unique. I am here to help you on your goal to better mental health and happiness. I am currently in a private practice.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
As a USN disabled Veteran, I have learned firsthand that life is filled with many difficult challenges and much is outside of our control but, with the desire to change and hard work, you can overcome traumatic events and live life to its fullest. My focus is on helping individuals, couples, children, and families cope and overcome hardships related to disabilities, interpersonal abuse and sexual trauma, loss and grief, separation and divorce, combat and military trauma, mental illness, and all of our daily life stressors. Life can be tough, but together, we can find positive ways to cope and thrive no matter the challenge.
(732) 903-2646
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Toms River, NJ 08753
As a USN disabled Veteran, I have learned firsthand that life is filled with many difficult challenges and much is outside of our control but, with the desire to change and hard work, you can overcome traumatic events and live life to its fullest. My focus is on helping individuals, couples, children, and families cope and overcome hardships related to disabilities, interpersonal abuse and sexual trauma, loss and grief, separation and divorce, combat and military trauma, mental illness, and all of our daily life stressors. Life can be tough, but together, we can find positive ways to cope and thrive no matter the challenge.
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Psychologist, Psy.D., N.C.S.P Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or unhappy? Do you struggle with daily routines? Does fear keep you from living the life you desire? If you are experiencing these issues or others that make you feel uncomfortable or out of control, psychotherapy may be right for you. The capacity to grow and change is within you and with your therapist as partner can be activated to help you become your best self.
(848) 246-2736 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or unhappy? Do you struggle with daily routines? Does fear keep you from living the life you desire? If you are experiencing these issues or others that make you feel uncomfortable or out of control, psychotherapy may be right for you. The capacity to grow and change is within you and with your therapist as partner can be activated to help you become your best self.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Paul Santasieri is a Licensed Professional Counselor certified in individual and marriage and family therapy, with over 25 years experience in the field. Paul graduated from The College of NJ with a Masters in Counseling. Prior to coming to Pathways, Paul was a full time Lecturer in Psychology at Ocean County College. Prior to that, Paul was the Supervisor of Student Personnel Services at Colts Neck High School. Paul specializes in all facets of therapy including, individual, marriage and family and an emphasis on adolescents.
(848) 246-2684 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Paul Santasieri is a Licensed Professional Counselor certified in individual and marriage and family therapy, with over 25 years experience in the field. Paul graduated from The College of NJ with a Masters in Counseling. Prior to coming to Pathways, Paul was a full time Lecturer in Psychology at Ocean County College. Prior to that, Paul was the Supervisor of Student Personnel Services at Colts Neck High School. Paul specializes in all facets of therapy including, individual, marriage and family and an emphasis on adolescents.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08753
Dr. Burgess is a counseling psychologist and the owner of BB Counseling. Dr. Burgess received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he went on to receive his Master's Degree and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. Dr. Burgess treats a variety of disorders including but not limited to anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, ocd, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anger, chronic pain, marriage counseling, and parental counseling. Treatment also includes psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery, spinal cord stimulators, and long term pain medication.
(732) 655-6138
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Toms River, NJ 08753
Dr. Burgess is a counseling psychologist and the owner of BB Counseling. Dr. Burgess received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he went on to receive his Master's Degree and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. Dr. Burgess treats a variety of disorders including but not limited to anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, ocd, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anger, chronic pain, marriage counseling, and parental counseling. Treatment also includes psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery, spinal cord stimulators, and long term pain medication.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Toms River, NJ 08755
Dr. Vierbuchen specializes in child, adult, and family therapy. She believes therapy is an opportunity for people to understand their problems in new ways and learn skills that allow them to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives. Her approach is compassionate and competence-based and utilizes cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and systemic strategies to promote change.
(848) 246-2188 x1
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Toms River, NJ 08755
Dr. Vierbuchen specializes in child, adult, and family therapy. She believes therapy is an opportunity for people to understand their problems in new ways and learn skills that allow them to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives. Her approach is compassionate and competence-based and utilizes cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and systemic strategies to promote change.

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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 Toms River, 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 Toms River 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 Toms River are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Toms River

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