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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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Picture of Lisa Rabinowitz, therapist in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont
Lisa Rabinowitz
Together, we will:

We will begin with understanding and assessing your attachment styles and strengths. You will learn more effective methods of connecting, communicating and learning how to love each other again. Discover the path to a secure relationship.


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Picture of Lisa Rabinowitz, therapist in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont
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Together, we will:

We will begin with understanding and assessing your attachment styles and strengths. You will learn more effective methods of connecting, communicating and learning how to love each other again. Discover the path to a secure relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a Certified Gottman Therapist and PACT Level 3 Candidate, I bring knowledge, tools, and experience to guide your relationship. In 2-6 sessions, clients report feeling validated and appreciated, and having fewer arguments and a deeper connection.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Counseling
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
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Lisa Rabinowitz remote and phone therapy in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont
Picture of Danna Markson, therapist in New Jersey
Danna Markson
Together, we will:

Connect, collaborate, problem-solve and create avenues for identifying and overcoming obstacles to change. We will work together so that you can feel heard, seen, valued and supported.


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Together, we will:

Connect, collaborate, problem-solve and create avenues for identifying and overcoming obstacles to change. We will work together so that you can feel heard, seen, valued and supported.

Something to know about my approach is:

After 26 years as a therapist, I have learned that clients value direct AND validating therapy that helps them gain insight AND change. My approach is to actively listen to what your words and behaviors are saying AND help you achieve your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
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Danna Markson remote and phone therapy in New Jersey
Picture of Linda Raoul, therapist in New Jersey
Linda Raoul
Together, we will:

As your therapist, I will empower you by assisting you to identify your strengths, validating your experience, and providing you with the tools that will drive you to become an active participant in changing the narrative of your life.


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Together, we will:

As your therapist, I will empower you by assisting you to identify your strengths, validating your experience, and providing you with the tools that will drive you to become an active participant in changing the narrative of your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that building a relationship with the client is the most vital part of the therapeutic process. For that reason, I am intentional about providing a safe space that promotes healing and where my clients are accepted, heard, and validated.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • African American Women
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Christian Counseling
  • Communication Issues
  • Complex Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Emotional regulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Immigrants
  • Immigration evaluations
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Coaching
  • Low self-esteem and empowerment
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Personal Development
  • Relationship Distress
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-love
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Stress Management
  • Teen issues
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Women's Issues
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Linda Raoul remote and phone therapy in New Jersey
Picture of Emma Alexander, therapist in New Jersey, New York
Emma Alexander
Together, we will:

Explore unhelpful patterns in life that are barriers to reaching your potential and learn ways to recognize cues in your mind and body so you can feel more in control of your thoughts and actions.


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Picture of Emma Alexander, therapist in New Jersey, New York
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Together, we will:

Explore unhelpful patterns in life that are barriers to reaching your potential and learn ways to recognize cues in your mind and body so you can feel more in control of your thoughts and actions.

Something to know about my approach is:

My style is warm, honest, engaging with a dose of humor and compassion. I use an eclectic blend of approaches including CBT, Mindfulness in our work to address your unique needs and goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Meaning of Life
  • New Parent
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Emma Alexander remote and phone therapy in New Jersey, New York
Picture of Diane Georges, therapist in New Jersey, New York
Diane Georges
Together, we will:

Explore how unhelpful ways of thinking and behaving are impacting your life and what to do about them. We will discuss and implement practical skills to help you reduce and manage your anxiety, and develop healthier, more effective ways of coping.


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Picture of Diane Georges, therapist in New Jersey, New York
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Together, we will:

Explore how unhelpful ways of thinking and behaving are impacting your life and what to do about them. We will discuss and implement practical skills to help you reduce and manage your anxiety, and develop healthier, more effective ways of coping.

Something to know about my approach is:

I can help you learn how to tackle the judgments, assumptions and insecurities that are keeping you stuck by using tried and true strategies that work. I incorporate cognitive, behavioral, mindfulness, and strengths-based methods into my practice.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting to Change/Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Stress Management
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Diane Georges remote and phone therapy in New Jersey, New York