Therapists in Bayonne, NJ and Nearby Locations

Find a therapist in Bayonne, New Jersey that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Bayonne, to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

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New Jersey, New York

Hello! We are Online Virtual Counselors, a group practice whose providers have over a combined 150 years of experience. We offer online therapy and psychological support in English and Spanish to clients living in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, DC,...
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I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2019, and I have experience supporting young adults and adults with concerns such as addictions, substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship/ family issues, and...
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Welcome to my profile! Are you seeking for someone to help you navigate life's challenges and support your personal growth? Look no further because I am here to assist you. With years of experience specializing in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, I...
Ambre Hriso
LCSW, MSW
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New Jersey

Are you having difficulty coping with a life transition or loss? Do you feel alone in your experience, emotions and thoughts? Navigating hardships and challenges can be a difficult journey without the proper guidance and can appear confusing and...
Maggie Vlazny
LCSW, LLC
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Florham Park, New Jersey

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New Jersey

I offer warm, compassionate counseling to both couples and individuals. After graduating from Rutgers University with my MSW, I worked at an agency that served abused women, then opened my private practice. I served a general population with...
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Montclair, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Alexandra graduated with her Bachelors degree at University of Scranton and went on to successfully complete her masters in clinical mental health counseling. Alexandra is a licensed associate counselor (LAC) and is currently completing supervision...
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New Jersey

I am an experienced EFT Couple Therapist who has helped numerous couples find a rich, intimate connection that surpassed their hopes. Whether it is an affair, sex addiction, distance and disconnection or open conflict, I can help you both to...
Gemma Nastasi
Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach
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Red Bank, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Gemma Nastasi is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach from the National Board of Health and Wellness Coaching as well as an Associate Coach from the International Coaching Federation. She is also certified in holistic nutrition,...
Cheryl Garodnick
LPC 172, LPC-Supervisor 1, MA, LCADC
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Morristown, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Who are we? Therapy Resources is a group practice where private therapists offer their skills and expertise to help people in need of behavioral health and substance use services. We are located at 25 Lindsley Drive, Suite 203, in Morristown and we...
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New Jersey

Working with people to find solutions is what led me to become a therapist. Working together and seeing transformation keeps me passionate about what I do. I believe that answers lie within us, but too often we can not hear the quiet voice of our...
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New Jersey

I have an MSW from NYU and A BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, graduating with Highest Honors. I am certified in CBT, DBT and Forgiveness Counseling. My training encompasses the full range of CEU offerings. My practice is very interactive...
Michael Selbst
Ph.D., BCBA-D
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Franklin Township, New Jersey

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New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., BCBA-D is the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy Associates. He is a Licensed Psychologist in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Certified School Psychologist, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the Doctoral level. Dr....
Sara Pasternak
LCSW, MSW
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New Jersey

Education & Training: MSSW from Columbia University Areas of Expertise: Anxiety & related disorders, life transitions, relationship issues Website: sarapasternaklcsw.com About me: In the therapy room, I aim to create a safe & confidential space for...
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New Jersey

Congratulations, I'm so thrilled that you're taking the very first step in achieving your wellness goals! Together we'll tackle issues like anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, and grief, using your strengths to promote self-compassion, self-care,...
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Montclair, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Prefer help from a therapist who is also a part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community? Worried that most therapists will not truly understand you or that you will have to censor yourself in therapy because of the type of...
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Westwood, New Jersey

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New Jersey

I love helping people understand the things that are holding them back. Our work together would identify how past experiences have shaped your approach to life today. In doing this, you can be freed to change the behaviors that prevent you from...
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New Jersey, New York

Jennifer Burleson, LCSW has been providing mental health services in the greater New York/Northern New Jersey area since 2007, and she founded South Orange Blossoms in 2016. She specializes in treating mood and anxiety issues in pregnancy and...
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Bloomfield, New Jersey

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New Jersey

graduated Teachers College , Columbia University in 1999 with an EdM and MA in Counseling Psychology/Psychology. I worked in a variety of settings, among them partial hospital/IOP, inpatient as well as outpatient settings where I met many great...
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New Jersey

Help is available and change is possible. Since 2002, I have been assisting individuals with a variety of concerns. I am proficient in the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress management, life transitions and relationship difficulties. My...
Colleen Gallagher
LMSW/LSW/LCSW supervised
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey

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New York, New Jersey

Your needs are important to me – I’m an empathetic psychotherapist and mind-body health professional who leads with the heart (compassion) and is informed by the head (research). Together we’ll begin by looking at what’s working for you –...
Jaclyn Hunt
MA, BCCS, ACAS
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New Jersey

JACLYN HUNT MA, ACAS, BCCS Welcome! I am a life coach and Advanced Certified Autism Specialist (ACAS) specializing in the Autism and Special Needs population. My desire is to guide you towards a balanced life that brings you both happiness and peace...
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New Jersey, New York

How we perceive something will directly impact our emotional and behavioral responses. Learning to understand the process of perception will offer ongoing opportunities for an individual to enact change in his or her life. In my practice I draw from...
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New York, New Jersey

**OFFERING ONLINE SESSIONS FOR RESIDENTS OF CT, NJ, and NY** Hello and welcome! My name is Akeera Peterkin (she/her/hers). My clients often describe me as genuine, compassionate, and personable. For me, the therapeutic relationship is an allyship-...
Maureen Mulvanerton
LCSW, MSW, MA
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Hackettstown, New Jersey

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New Jersey

For over two decades I have provided mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work in 2000 and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in 1993...

An Overview of Mental Health in Bayonne, New Jersey

Bayonne is a maritime city located on a peninsula in the south section of Hudson County in northern New Jersey. With a population of approximately 66,000, it is sandwiched between Newark, the most populous city in New Jersey, and Brooklyn, the most populous borough in New York City, though separated from each by the waters of Newark Bay and New York Bay, respectively.

Socioeconomic Profile of Bayonne, New Jersey

More than half of Bayonne residents (56.8 percent) identify as white, while over a quarter (25.8 percent) identify as Hispanic/Latino. Residents identifying as either black or Asian are approximately evenly matched at 7.5 percent and 7.6 percent, respectively.

Economically, the estimated median household income of Bayonne is $54,862, lower than the median for New Jersey at $73,702 but only slightly lower than the median for the United States at $55,322. The average age of residents in Bayonne is 37.5 years, and approximately 49.4 percent of residents are female.

Mental Health Priorities in Hudson County

Finding mental health statistics specifically related to Bayonne is difficult. However, statistics are available for Hudson County. A medical center in nearby Jersey City, another community in Hudson County, ranked mental health and substance abuse, under the blanket term of behavioral health, as number four of its top five healthcare priorities in 2016. Its study demonstrated that residents of Hudson County reported an average of 3.4 mentally unhealthy days per month between 2006 and 2012, which was slightly higher than the statewide average of 3.3 but also slightly decreased from 3.5 during the previous decade or so.

Perhaps the most prominent behavioral health concern in Hudson County is substance abuse. As a state, New Jersey hasn’t been hit quite as hard by the opioid epidemic as some of its neighbors, but it still sees a moderately high rate of annual drug overdose deaths: 23.2 per 100,000 people in 2016, sixteen of which were due specifically to opioids, another relatively high number. Of municipalities in Hudson County, Bayonne had the second-highest number of substance abuse admissions of Hudson County municipalities in 2017, outpaced only by Jersey City to its north, which had 2,373 substance abuse admissions.

There is also a marked ethnic/racial disparity when it comes to substance abuse treatment admissions. In 2017, 40 percent of Hudson County residents admitted to treatment for substance abuse were of Hispanic origin, despite Hispanics making up only about 25 percent of the population of Bayonne. It should be noted, however, that admission statistics based on race/ethnicity specifically for the community of Bayonne were not available.

Following the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy on the New Jersey coast in October 2012, planning for future disasters by coordinating behavioral health services became a priority for authorities in Hudson County. A related study found that Hudson County had the highest rates of depression among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries of ten selected counties in the aftermath of the storm.

Other Factors Affecting Mental Health in Bayonne

Several other factors have the potential to affect mental health in Bayonne.

  • Poverty: At 15.5 percent, the rate of people living in poverty in Bayonne is relatively high. In 2017, the national rate was about 3%. Approximately 26 percent of Bayonne residents living in poverty are Hispanic/Latino, while 51.6 percent are white. Females age 35-44 are the largest age and gender demographic living in poverty.
  • Education: Only about 1 in 3 Bayonne residents (33.6 percent) hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 87.7 percent of residents with a high school diploma. With a college degree increasingly a prerequisite for many positions, it may be difficult for those with lower educational attainment to find adequate-paying jobs, afford health care, or access insurance coverage.
  • Risky Behaviors: Yearly HIV diagnoses in Hudson County are significantly high, with 1,011.5 new diagnoses per 100,000 people in 2016. New chlamydia diagnoses during the same timeframe were moderate, with 397.4 per 100,000 people. The stress of receiving such diagnoses, as well as the conditions themselves, can sometimes affect mental health.

Mental Health Resources in Bayonne, New Jersey

Approximately 60 psychiatrist doctors are practicing in or near Bayonne, and many offer more than one office location. Other mental health resources include the following:

  • The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) in Hudson County
  • Bayonne Community Mental Health Center