Clifton, New Jersey Therapists

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

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Englewood, New Jersey

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New Jersey, New York

Kimberly Agresta, MSW, LCSW earned her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work at New York University. She interned at the Division of Family Guidance in Hackensack, New Jersey. There Kimberly worked with children of all ages and their families...
Heather Feigin
MSW, LCSW
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Passaic, New Jersey

If you are struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, depression, anger, addiction or grief, help is here. I offer a warm, empathic, and supportive environment in which you will gain the clarity, tools and understanding you need to overcome your...
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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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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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Montclair, New Jersey

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New Jersey

“Girl, you got it all together!” That’s what they say. But inside you’re falling apart because you feel so stuck and unhappy. You no longer connect with the person that others see on the outside, because you’re paralyzed on the inside. So...
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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...
Davida Joy Rabinowitz
LCSW, LMSW, ACSW
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Passaic Park, New Jersey

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. My private practice is conveniently located in Passaic Park, N.J. With over twenty years of experience , and as a graduate of Rutgers University, I am...
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New Jersey, New York

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and addiction specialist who provides therapy to young adults, adults and seniors. My work focuses on addiction and recovery issues as well as depression, anxiety and life transitions. Over the last 14 years I...
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 –...
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, New York

Benjamin Meyer
LCSW, LCSW-R
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New Jersey, New York

Do you feel overwhelmed and misunderstood due to a learning difference? Do you wish you could find a therapist who understood your pain? Imagine if you could work with a therapist who not only understands the emotional impact of how you learn, but...
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Ridgewood, New Jersey

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New Jersey

I'd hazard to say that all psychotherapists are wounded healers. If their narratives were not written around trauma as the foundational theme, most would have chosen other fields of professional endeavor. Not everyone in the field however has...
Shana Spier
LCSW-C
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New Jersey, Maryland

Being a therapist is a very important part of who I am and my life. I care deeply about my work and my patient’s experiences. I believe that when someone feels genuinely cared about, understood, in control, and safe, they can finally begin to...
Eva Stark
LPC, MS
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Englewood, New Jersey

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New Jersey

I am a warm and compassionate therapist with over 30 years experience helping people with anxiety, depression, difficulties in relationships, parenting issues, balancing motherhood and career, and separation and loss. My goal is to provide a safe,...
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Westwood, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Our team consists of solution-focused therapists. Our goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and...
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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...
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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Florham Park, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Dr. Michael C. Zarabi is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist in New Jersey and New York, treating adolescents, adults, and families. He received his doctorate from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at...
Renee Welde
LMHC, L.P.C, MS
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Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Hi! How are you? I'm Renee Welde, M.S., LPC, BCC, a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Coach, and Retreat Leader, specializing in clients struggling in finding their authentic self, as they move through their Life Transitions....
Jisun Fisher
Ph.D., MA
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Parsippany, New Jersey

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New Jersey, New York

I hear you - life feels like a constant struggle now. But you're here because you know there's more to your life than feeling like a f*ck-up, out of control, or living behind a mask. When there's so much outside noise, misplaced expectations, and...
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Ramsey, New Jersey

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New Jersey

Finding the right therapist can be a long, confusing process. How can you be sure that the person you’re choosing has the right experience or training to effectively help you or your loved ones? As a therapist with a decade’s worth of...
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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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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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Clifton, New Jersey

Clifton, New Jersey is a place where “a lot of little worlds commingle.” A melting pot of American, Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Asian and Eastern European communities, this town is down-to-earth and welcoming. It’s one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse cities in the US, and it’s not uncommon to hear Spanish, Arabic, Polish or Gujarati spoken as you wander the downtown Main Street.

With relatively affordable real estate for a city that is 35-minute commute to the Manhattan job market, this town has a lot to offer residents. Closer to home, there are plenty of jobs in healthcare and manufacturing. New Jersey often gets a bad rap, but it’s a lovely state, and Clifton offers a pleasant mix of industry and agriculture.

This vibrant city isn’t immune to mental health issues. A few of the specific concerns to this area are listed below.

  • Difficulty that Foreign-Born Residents Face in US: 4% of residents in Clifton were born abroad. This cultural diversity is a boon to the city, but foreign-born residents may find they need additional support to adapt to life in the US.
  • Career Pressures: Although Clifton has a more laid-back vibe than its neighbor NYC, the pressure of being near such a busy and high-achieving city can create tremendous job pressure. This pressure could lead to stress, anxiety or burnout. Mental health service can help develop tools for managing these every day stressors.
  • Long Commutes: Although the commute into Manhattan is relatively reasonable, one accident can slow down traffic and take hours out of your day. Many people find long commutes can add to their stress levels as they take away time from family, friends and leisure activities.
  • Poor Nutrition and Exercise: For some residents, it’s difficult to access fresh produce. Many residents also do not get the recommended amount of exercise. Poor nutrition and exercise can affect both physical and mental health.
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction: While Clifton fares better than other parts of the US in terms of drug related deaths, a community health needs assessment indicated that drug and alcohol abuse still affect residents’ lives negatively. Mental health services may be able to help anyone dealing with the effects of addiction.

Mental Health Resources in Clifton

New Jersey ranks relatively high as compared to other US states when it comes to providing mental health services for those with a mental illness.

Residents in Clifton have access to a diverse range of experienced counselors who are qualified as licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselors. They have worked with clients in residential, partial care, out-patient and in-patient clinics and use a range of therapy modalities.

  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Systems Theory
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy

These care providers have helped individuals, couples and families with relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, stress, anger management, self-esteem issues, career difficulties, trauma and abuse, LGBTQ and questioning struggles and therapy for families with special needs. They also have specialized experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, addiction, OCD, ADHD and bipolar.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Clifton

Many residents in Clifton may struggle to access mental health services, despite the state’s relatively strong reputation in the area. The 13.3% of residents who don’t have health insurance and the 9.5% living in poverty may face financial hurdles when trying to obtain care.

Community organizations and non-profits can be a good resource for finding alternative means to get counseling services. Some of these organizations offer free help lines and support groups which can be invaluable to those who need a kind ear.

For the 54.7% of Clifton residents who speak a language other than English, a language barrier may prevent them from seeking help. However, Spanish is the second most popular language in the city and it’s becoming increasingly popular for health care providers to offer services in Spanish as well.

Find a Therapist in Clifton

Our online therapist directory can help make the process of finding a care provider a little easier. It was designed to connect people in the Clifton area with a qualified therapist who can provide exception care during this difficult period.