Gazing out at the water should help you to feel calm. When you are struggling with depression issues it can make everything seem like it is going out of control. The waters of your life will feel like they are swirling all around you. Deep feelings of depression can consume you if you do not get help and these powerful feelings will come crashing down on you with little notice if you are not careful.

The best thing to do is to reach out to a Carlstadt-area online counselor. These online counselors have experience when it comes to dealing with depression issues. They know how to help people get over depression problems by giving them the best advice and offering them ways to work through their problems. When you work together with your counselor things will be much calmer in your life. The waters of life can become still once more and you will know that you never have to go through these problems alone.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Eating disorders
Years of Experience: 17

I have over 17 years of experience in providing therapeutic services in a number of settings including community mental health centers, nonprofit agencies, hospitals, private clinics as well as, most recently, two private practices. I have a PhD in Family Psychology and frame individual issues in context of relationships and each person's values and life goals. I specialize in anxiety, depression, eating disorders and addictions as well as the needs of first responders such as EMT's, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel. My approach is one that focuses o...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CAADC,CCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 16

I have always seemed to be in a helping position. Before graduating high school I started work at a large veterinarian hospital/boarding kennel in Blue Bell, PA as an animal health technician and then the hospital administrator, where I stayed for over 15 years. I decided to return to school to pursue a degree in psychology and have been in the mental health field since 1998, working for such organizations as Special Equestrians as a side aid volunteer assisting people with physical and/or mental health disabilities and Lenape Valley Foundation as both a house...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey and have been providing mental health services for over 6 years. I received my Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from William Paterson University and have experience working with individuals, families, and couples. I use a strengths-based approach to help boost self confidence and motivation to achieve your goals. I also primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy techniques to address a wide variety of issues. I have very in-depth experience working with depressi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

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 ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I received my Master's Degree at The University of Pennsylvania in 2000 and have over 20 year's professional experience providing individual, couples, group and family therapy in a variety of settings. My experience includes working with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to, Depression, Anxiety, Bi-Polar Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, ODD, Adjustment Disorders and Personality Disorders. I specialize in trauma and attachment based treatment, including sensory regulation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness work. I value acceptance, open communicati...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 50

I am a Licensed Professional Counsellor with many years of experience dealing with individuals, couples, and families. I have experience in inpatient, partial hospital and outpatient settings. I have been both a clinician and administrator and have many years experience supervising other clinicians. Much of my career has been directed toward alcohol and drug addiction. My principal focus is cognitive behavioral therapy which assists the client in examining the relationship between dissonant thoughts and subsequent behaviors. I also employ Family Systems Therapy.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW-CP,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 42

Hello. So glad you are here and reading my profile. Taking the first step in seeking therapy can be very scary. Most people avoid this decision and convince themselves that they can get by on their own. But you have taken the fearless choice. You want your life to be vastly better, not just OK and not just average. You have the courage to make some changes in your life that may be initially scary, but will result in great rewards in the quality of your life. We have gone through collectively some very scary times in the past year. Depression, anxiety, stres...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey family with 10+ years of experience providing formal and informal therapy in a variety of settings and ares of concern. I have provided services in private homes, traditional office settings, correctional facilities, nursing homes, and other program settings. I have worked with people with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, compassion fatigue, motivation, and self esteem. I also have experience working with people with disabilities and TBI. I strive to meet people w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! My name is Christina Ramdat and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of New Jersey. Currently, I am also a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) for the state of New Jersey. Additionally, I am certified in Trauma Response and Crisis Intervention. At this time I have received my Master's in Counseling Psychology in 2016 and currently in pursuit of a PhD in Organizational Leadership related to Business Psychology. I have over 7 years of clinical experience, working with Co-Occurring populations. This means that in my p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Board Certified Art Therapist and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Kean University and my Master’s in Counseling Psychology with Art Therapy Specialization from Caldwell University. My 12 years cumulative experience has included working with children, adolescents and adults who have presented a variety of emotional and behavioral health concerns in both inpatient crisis and intensive outpatient settings. My active role practicing in a range of therapeutic en...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with eight years' experience as a clinician, including five years at a mental health urgent care. I help clients navigate anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, trauma, anger, workplace problems, family/ relationship dynamics, assertiveness, communication, and boundaries. Not experienced with addiction treatment (alcohol or drugs), eating disorder treatment, body dysmorphia or Autism Spectrum Disorder. My service has been diverse in terms of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion and age. I especia...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

It can be difficult to weather the storms of life alone. You took a crucial step in finding refuge from those storms by reaching out for help. Showing up to therapy takes incredible strength and courage. I am here to offer you a non-judgmental, empathetic, and safe atmosphere to process your worries and stresses, while also equipping you with the tools to heal from your past and grow into your full potential. I have expertise in treating depression, anxiety/panic attacks, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, grief/loss, and trauma. My cou...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Jersey, counseling people as they make changes in their life. I have worked with clients to address a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, other mood disorders, ADHD, trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, life changing situations, and more. I understand how difficult opening up can be, and I know that finding the right person to talk with is important. My therapy style is very empathetic, genuine, mindful and client-centered, yet direct a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in New Jersey with over 20 years of experience working as a Counselor and Mental Health Therapist. 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 helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. Moreover, Have worked inpatient hospital settings as well. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 28

I am licensed in New Jersey with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hello I am delighted that you are here. My name is Therese Grayner. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey. It took a personal health crisis for me to enter the counseling field. While recovering from Breast Cancer I was offered an opportunity to lead a support group. After attending Rutgers School of Addiction Studies I began a 20 year career in the counseling field. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in New Jersey with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and utilize a humanistic and strengths based approach in building a strong therapeutic alliance with the client. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to read my profile and for seeking help as you progress through this time in your life. A little about me, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Arizona, Indiana, Illinois and New Jersey. I have 6 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with many different people with many different concerns. I have aided in progress with individuals that are depressed, anxious and having a hard time adjusting or have experienced severe trauma. My hope is for every client to feel heard and welcomed. My sty...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Life can be very challenging, and it is normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed. What is holding you back from living the life you want? Let’s work together to discover a path to your authentic self and meaningful life. I have worked successfully with people ages pre-teen to mature adults and especially enjoy working with emerging adults. For many people, asking for help can be difficult, yet it is a brave first step in finding relief. I want you to know that feeling better is within reach. For the past ten years, I have helped people who struggle with mood issu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Carlstadt, New Jersey (Carlstadt, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in New Jersey with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Carlstadt?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Carlstadt area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Carlstadt and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Carlstadt or elsewhere in Bergen or the state of New Jersey.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Carlstadt therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Carlstadt due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of New Jersey may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Carlstadt and elsewhere throughout the state of New Jersey you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Carlstadt to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Carlstadt, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Carlstadt, NJ, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 07072 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Carlstadt:

07072

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.