Counseling - In Our Office
In our practice, we've found that a compassionate, empathetic approach utilizing various therapeutic modalities is a necessity when providing counseling - whether it be individually or as a couple.
A significant aspect to counseling is that to be truly effective, a person must feel comfortable with their therapist and build considerable trust to help facilitate their healing. Our goal is to find the best approach that works for you to maximize the benefit you receive in counseling.
We've successfully helped people who suffer from depression, relationship issues, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, grief and loss, difficult life transitions as well as many other issues. We work solely with individuals and couples- late teens, adults and seniors.
At the end of every session, we always make sure you have skills to utilize in between counseling sessions and we build upon those skills each time we meet.
We also offer Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a well- researched and comprehensive counseling treatment approach. DBT works by teaching you actual tools you can use to help with coping and lessening symptoms.
Counseling means holding a safe space for you. We do so without judgment.
Deposit for New Appointments: You may imagine the difficulty in scheduling that occurs when a new client fails to show for their initial appointment after we have spent time preparing for your session. We reserve each appointment time specifically for each individual person and take time making sure you are comfortable with us, have sent you all the necessary paperwork and assisted you with any insurance questions. Insurance does not reimburse for missed appointments. Therefore, we ask for a credit card to hold your initial appointment. If you attend your first appointment as scheduled, or provide us with at least 48 hours advanced notice to cancel or reschedule, your card will not be charged. If you don't provide us with this notice or are a "no-show", we will charge your credit card for the full session amount. At the time of service, you will be required to pay any co-pay, co-insurance or deductible amount via another form of payment as we only process credit card payments for charges exceeding $50. Thank you for your understanding.
When you prefer to have the convenience of not traveling to the office, or you live too far away to reach us, we are pleased to offer Online Counseling.
Online counseling is for residents of NJ only as our licenses don't allow us to cross state lines. If you live in NJ and would like to work with us, we do offer Online Counseling through a secure, HIPAA- complaint website where any personal information is destroyed at the end of each session.
You don't need an account to sign-in or utilize this service. You simply visit our personalized link and meet us there. You'll simply "check-in" by clicking the "check-in" button to let us know you're there. No download required. It's that simple!
How it Works:
- Simply, contact us to let us know you are interested in starting Online Counseling.
- We'll reach out to you for a free 20-minute consultation by phone to make sure we feel we're a good fit, and to schedule your first session.
- You'll be emailed the consent and intake forms we need to begin your sessions with us which you can email (or mail) back to us at least 24 hours prior to your first session.
- Any co-pays or fees can be paid here on our site 24 hours before each scheduled session.
- Join the link we'll send to you along with your initial forms each session and we'll see you there!
(* TERMS OF SERVICE: By signing up for this service, you are agreeing you're at least 18 years or older and are a resident of the State of NJ.)