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Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in New Jersey

Mental Health Crisis Response in New Jersey

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or just need someone to talk to, call the New Jersey 24/7 Hope Line at 1-855-654-6735. You may also find a list of local crisis hotlines, here. Alternatively, you may call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in New Jersey

New Jerseycurrently ranks 8th in the United States for mental healthcare. The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), operating under the New Jersey Department of  Human Services (NJDHS), is responsible for continuously improving upon their current mental healthcare system, and for providing the resources necessary to build resilience within their communities. The DMHAS determines the standard of care that all New Jersey residents can expect when they seek treatment from a licensed counselor or therapist.

Currently, the DMHAS has partnered with over 120 agencies and community partners to provide support and community-based prevention, early intervention, treatment, education and recovery services, including for at-risk and special populations. Through these collaborations, the DMHAS is hoping to improve upon accessibility in all phases of mental illness, from prevention, to treatment and recovery. The DMHAS ensures that all residents have access to the resources that promote their well-being and ability to prosper. This includes access to therapists, psychologists, and counselors throughout the state.

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse, call the Delphi Health Group at 1-855-804-9468.

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

NAMI New Jersey

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in New Jersey, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here. 

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Therapists and Counselors in New Jersey

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Ariyon Fountaine
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Work together to find the best way possible to assist you with your therapeutic needs.


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Together, we will:

Work together to find the best way possible to assist you with your therapeutic needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

Ariyon believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship and works to ensure the comfort of those entrusted to her care. I use a gentle and holistic method to meet a client where they are in order to understand the presenting concern.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Ariyon Fountaine remote and phone therapy in New Jersey
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Alex Garver
Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.


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Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help people who are blocked and weighed down to turn towards past pain and transform it. Clients leave feeling lighter, in touch with a deep peace, and living with more and more joy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Spiritual Exploration
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Alex Garver remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Picture of Simone C Phillips MSW, LCSW, RN, therapist in New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Simone C Phillips MSW, LCSW, RN
Together, we will:

I partner with you in identifying your strengths and empower you to discover victory after trials. Seeking counseling can be difficult, so I use a compassionate, direct, and non-judgements approach to help you confront the issues and fears.


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Together, we will:

I partner with you in identifying your strengths and empower you to discover victory after trials. Seeking counseling can be difficult, so I use a compassionate, direct, and non-judgements approach to help you confront the issues and fears.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is mindfully solution focused, trauma informed, and empowering . The goal is to guide my clients in discovering the healing power from within by equipping them with the tools to confront the pain in order to conquer that pain.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Child behavior issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Individual Issues
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-expression
  • Sexual Abuse
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Simone C Phillips MSW, LCSW, RN remote and phone therapy in New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Susan Delaney
Together, we will:

Together we will explore those secrets, buried deep down, that bubble up every once in awhile and create chaos in your life. We'll also look at how those secrets got there in the first place and draw up a treatment plan to get them worked out.


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Picture of Susan Delaney, therapist in New Jersey, Texas
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Together, we will:

Together we will explore those secrets, buried deep down, that bubble up every once in awhile and create chaos in your life. We'll also look at how those secrets got there in the first place and draw up a treatment plan to get them worked out.

Something to know about my approach is:

Something unique about my approach is giving you a safe environment where you can discover new perspectives, help make sense of overwhelming feelings, and learn to express yourself in a healthier way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Parenthood
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • Substance Abuse
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Susan Delaney remote and phone therapy in New Jersey, Texas
Picture of James  Foley, therapist in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York
James Foley
Together, we will:

Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all


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Picture of James  Foley, therapist in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York
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Together, we will:

Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all

Something to know about my approach is:

Working with me is knowing you have found a empathetic, knowledgeable, focused, educated, and experienced two decades plus specialist who will help you protect the life you have from further misbehavior of yours and rebuild what you can.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Issues
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James  Foley remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York