Specialized Therapy Associates

Psychologist, PsyD, APN-C, CFMP

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Specialized Therapy Associates

Psychologist, PsyD, APN-C, CFMP

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Specialized Therapy Associates
83 Summit Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Call Vanessa Gourdine
(201) 366-7096
Offers online therapy

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Additional Location

Specialized Therapy Associates
19 Spear Road
Suite 301
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 366-7096
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About

Where special concerns deserve special care, Specialized Therapy Associates has been in operation since 1994 with a staff of psychologists, psychiatrists, and therapists in Hackensack, Ramsey, Short Hills, & Fort Lee. STA provides the full range of psychological services: individual, couples, family & group therapy. We also provide a full range of psychological testing services for all age ranges.STA offers specialized programs which includes but not limited to eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, academic success, child and parenting. We are staffed with Board certified adult & child psychiatrists & psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical social workers, licensed clinical alcohol & drug counselors & licensed professional counselors.
Under Dr. Vanessa Gourdine this highly skilled & specialized staff is continuously trained on the most recent research and developments in the field, making STA's treatment services cutting-edge. We are the only integrative mental health practice with board certification in functional medicine for those seeking alternatives to traditional medicine.
Providers on staff provides integrative Mind, Body and Care services such as acupuncturists, nutritionists, yoga and meditation. These services have been scientifically proven to improve mental and physical health . If you require medication, you can also receive services in a coordinated fashion here where providers work together.

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Beech Street
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • GHI
  • Great-West Life
  • Magellan
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • NJ Carpenter's Fund
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • QualCare
  • TRICARE
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: New Jersey / 35SI00263500

Specialized Therapy Associates's Groups

Substance Abuse

We provide a general addictions recovery group, and groups for Men, Women, and Teens. Relapse Prevention Identifying triggers and relapse warning signs is a major part of recovery. This group is designed to help patients that are prone to chronic relapse, to stay stopped. We will emphasis the importance of self care, maintaining abstinence, and staying honest, open and willing to live your life on life's terms. Some of the topics covered in our confidential groups include: Relapse warning signs, spirituality and addiction, nutrition and exercise, gratitude and motivation.

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Eating Disorders Group

At Specialized Therapy Associates we like to live up to our name. We practice a holistic, systems approach towards helping patients - we are treating the individual within a family system that is equally affected by all eating disorders including Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge eating. Approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and psycho-dynamic orientation. The group emphasizes on building on coping skills and positive self esteem. Participants experience relief from body image issues.

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Teen Group

Therapeutic support for teens ages 13 and up who are coping with depression, anxiety, and general life stressors. We aim to help develop and promote healthy social interaction and provide the opportunity for teens to receive peer feedback in a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental environment. Our group will cover a wide variety of topics, some of which may include: Dating/relationships, Academics, Bullying, Influence of media, Self-esteem. Groups are open-ended. ~ New members are always welcome!

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Location

Specialized Therapy Associates
83 Summit Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Call Vanessa Gourdine
(201) 366-7096
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Specialized Therapy Associates
19 Spear Road
Suite 301
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 366-7096
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Use
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Russian and Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 29 Jun 2022
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Specialized Therapy Associates

Psychologist, PsyD, APN-C, CFMP