Barbara Rodriguez, LCSW
Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Barbara Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of New Jersey. I received my masters degree from NYU with an emphasis in clinical social work practice. I received my Bachelors Degree from Montclair State University in Psychology with a Minor in Communication Studies. I have been working as a hospital social worker for the last 7.5 years and have experience working with a variety of clients including but not limited to adolescents/young adults, elders, addictions counseling, trauma, grief counseling, anxiety and depression and family conflict.
My counseling style is client focused and goal directed. I believe in meeting my client where they're at and working to form realistic and achievable goals. Opening up is never easy but I feel that challenging our negative thoughts allows us to learn how to channel energy into bettering ourselves, one step at a time.
I am realistic and down to earth. I believe in not always taking oneself too seriously and hope to create an open and comfortable environment for you to grow in. I look forward to working with you to help make a stronger you!
As BetterHelp is not my full time job, my hours may vary. I do my best to check messages throughout the day to ensure a timely response and appreciate your patience and understanding.
Thank you for your time and consideration. Please contact me at your convenience and we can discuss further how to meet your specific needs.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NJ LCSW 44SC05875000
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Barbara Rodriguez. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
I've been seeing Barb for 2.5 years now, and it's been a wonderful experience. Kind, down to earth, and always giving new perspectives on situations, Barb has really helped me find my way and go after the things I want in life.
Written on May 24, 2023 after therapy with Barbara for 2 years and 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
I am going through a very tough time right now, and Barbara has been with me every step of the way. I'm not sure I would have gotten through it as well as I have so far without her!
Written on Mar 02, 2023 after therapy with Barbara for 3 years and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
She’s great - very validating and relatable!
Written on Feb 15, 2023 after therapy with Barbara for 2 years on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and adhd
Barb is the most amazing, personable, & caring person I have ever met. She guided me through extremely dark times in my life and I couldn’t imagine getting the support from anybody else. Barb is AMAZING I cannot recommend her enough!!!
Written on Nov 09, 2022 after therapy with Barbara for 11 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem
I love Barbara as my therapist, she's laid back but so helpful. Always responds with in less then a day even when I message her on my overnight job. She's just the best therapist I've had in years
Written on Oct 03, 2022 after therapy with Barbara for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and career difficulties
Barbara is amazing! She has helped me great through rough times and is always there when I need someone to talk to, and provides great advice!
Written on Aug 30, 2022 after therapy with Barbara for 2 years and 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and coping with life changes