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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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Jennifer Burkhardt
Jennifer Burkhardt
Together, we will:

Explore how you are being affected what you are going through. Has your sleep changed? Are you more irritiable? Once we know how it's affecting you, we can look at skills you can implement into your daily routine to help you get back to feeling like yourself

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Jennifer Burkhardt
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Together, we will:

Explore how you are being affected what you are going through. Has your sleep changed? Are you more irritiable? Once we know how it's affecting you, we can look at skills you can implement into your daily routine to help you get back to feeling like yourself

Something to know about my approach is:

I encourage you to be engaged in your own treatment. My goal is not to keep you in treatment forever, but to provide you with the necessary information and skills to keep going when you leave my office.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Alcohol
  • Anxiety
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Postpartum
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Susan Delaney
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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Susan Delaney
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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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Kiana Stork
Kiana Stork
Together, we will:

For some people, the work we do in therapy will be on managing sadness, stress, or worry, for some people it will be processing difficult life experiences, and for others it might involve improving relationships in their lives.

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Kiana Stork
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Together, we will:

For some people, the work we do in therapy will be on managing sadness, stress, or worry, for some people it will be processing difficult life experiences, and for others it might involve improving relationships in their lives.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a therapist I want to help people live their best lives, whatever that might look like for them.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss & Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Stress
  • womens issues
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Martin Thompson
Martin Thompson
Together, we will:

I work with you is to listen to your story. Each of us is unique, each story is different so I take great care to listen and understand how you see things and what is important to you. My goal is “to walk in your shoes”.

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Martin Thompson
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Together, we will:

I work with you is to listen to your story. Each of us is unique, each story is different so I take great care to listen and understand how you see things and what is important to you. My goal is “to walk in your shoes”.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have always had a passion for mental health and I have worked in the field in the UK and US for over 30 years. I am a certified teacher of Qigong. (A practice similar to Indian Yoga) and I utilize these practices in combination with “talk” therapy

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Taihra Braxton
Taihra Braxton
Together, we will:

Work to together to accomplish your goals.

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Taihra Braxton
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Together, we will:

Work to together to accomplish your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapy style focuses heavily on trust and relationship building. I believe that it is my duty to earn each client’s trust to then strengthen that client-counselor relationship.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
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