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Darlene Narvae , LPC

Stress, Anxiety LGBT Trauma and abuse Self esteem Depression
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About me

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of New Jersey with over 20 years of experience working as a psycho-counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also work with many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.

My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. When you are ready to explore or take that step, I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to our work together!

Professional experience

30yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

NJ LPC 37PC00080800


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Darlene Narvae . 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.

Darlene is a heaven sent angel. She has turned my life around. She believes in me, encourages me, and genuinely cares about me. She does not judge, she adds different perspectives, shes understanding, she allows you to be yourself without any restrictions. She has always been there for me since i started Betterhelp. Honestly i do not know where i would be right now without her. Darlene, you have saved me and i am grateful to have you.

Written on Nov 30, 2022 after therapy with Darlene for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Darlene is empathetic, compassionate, and an amazing active listener. She gets through to the root of the issue and helps you understand things you may not have understood about yourself for years and years. Her style is warm and maternal. I trust her knowledge, and she is not only a skilled therapist but a wonderful human being. I am so glad to have been connected with Darlene.

Written on Nov 10, 2022 after therapy with Darlene for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and eating disorders