Your life can feel like a movie. You are the protagonist, and there are many challenges and antagonists you must face. Sometimes, the villain is a problem such as a transition or a new job. Other times, it’s an internal battle such as depression or anxiety. No matter the reason, you need help, and a counselor can help you. 

Fort Lee is known for being the birthplace of the film industry. All our lives are movies, and there are ways to get that happy ending. A counselor can help you with that. Speak to one today. 

This is Stephanie Howell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,LCMHCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hi! I have over ten years of experience in both in and outpatient treatment settings with adults, adolescents, and children with dual diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of New Jersey and North Carolina, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in the state of North Carolina, National Certified Counselor, and Master Addiction Counselor. I earned my Master’s degree from East Carolina University in 2010. My clinical experience has focused on substance abuse, anxiety/ stress management, trauma/ abuse, int...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome, and thank you for your time in learning more about me! My name is Cara and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of New Jersey. I have had over 7 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including school, in home, and hospital settings. What this means that I have had experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family conflict, relationship conflicts, and complex trauma/abuse. I also have experience working with depr...

This is Nicole Rossetti's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Face it, life is complicated. Together, let’s make a plan to sort it out and achieve balance and wellbeing. Often we feel like we can't catch a break; whether the stress of a particular event feels overwhelming, many issues seem to be piling up all at once, or you struggle with mental illness, talking with a trained professional can provide serenity amongst the chaos and give you better tools to meet your daily challenges. People who are truly successful in life prioritize their physiological health, and seeking an experienced guide is an important first step al...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hi and Welcome! Life can be extremely busy and trying at times, especially now with all of the sudden stressful changes in our lives, and we can feel as though we have too many roles to fill at once. This can create anxiety, depression, stress, and family issues. Having someone to help work through these difficulties with can be extremely beneficial. I have much experience with various populations and age groups and can help you to navigate some of life's challenges. I have many years of experience providing in-home and office-based counseling services to chi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

About Me Hi, I am glad you have chosen to begin counseling and explore issues which concern you. Making the decision to seek therapy is a significant step in self-care. As a licensed clinical psychologist, with over 15 years of experience working with adults, I have successfully helped many people along their journey of self-exploration. My approach is eclectic and individualized, based on each person’s needs and readiness for change. I am trained in psychodynamic theory and have expertise in examining how we can improve our interpersonal relationships with ot...

This is Annemarie Halbert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of New Jersey with over 15 years of experience working with a diverse population. Clients I have worked with dealt with a variety of issues, including: depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, and grief and loss issues. Helping clients achieve their personal goals is my priority. My approach is meeting the client where they are at and developing realistic and achievable goals to improve daily living. Utilizing skills from Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) theories, we will build a rel...

This is Stephen Ahern's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MS.Ed,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, I have worked as a counselor for over 15 years and have experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds, struggling with various challenges. Much of my experience has been working with people struggling with anxiety and depression, trauma, OCD and addictions. The individuals with whom I worked have found me to be empathetic, nonjudgmental, and direct. I do my best to help you face your struggles and gain insight into yourself in a manner that helps forge a connection. My hope is to help you begin to view yourself as valuable, worthy, and self...

This is Leticia Isidro-Clancy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MFT, LCADC,CCS
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 35

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor in the State of New Jersey, also trained and practices EMDR therapy. My experience in the field of helping profession as therapist and relationship skills coaching span over 30 years. I have wide range of experience working with couples, families, children and adults in individual and group settings. Of the many years of experience in the field, I am most proud of my overseas and at home support of America’s s...

This is Carol Davis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 40

I am a licensed professional counselor with over four decades of experience in a variety of modalities, from art therapy, to group therapy, to couples counseling. Although I have worked with people of all ages, my primary concentration is now on counseling individuals ranging in age from young adults through the geriatric population. Particular areas of focus may include those experiencing relationship issues, wishing to adopt a more healthy lifestyle (including plant-based eating), suffering from compassion fatigue, and caring for someone or being diagnosed with...

This is Andrew Turner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, M.ED,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 25

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in the State of New Jersey with over 25 years of experience working as a crisis counselor and social worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and life transitions. I also hold board certifications as a National Certified Counselor, Social Worker (NJ), and National Certified School Counselor. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compas...

This is Michelle Bonilla's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CASAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Do you find yourself consumed by anxiety and worry, no matter what you do? Does your depression make you feel stuck, unfulfilled, and unhappy? Maybe you are tired of the overthinking or the plate being too full. Maybe you are fed up with being alone or unmotivated. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to feel calm, in control, and relaxed. You’re ready to feel happy, motivated, and at peace . Most of all, you’re ready to love yourself again and to find a new “normal,” ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW ,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Social Worker in the state of New Jersey. I have worked for 20 years as a school social worker working with children and their families. I have experience with working with parents and children who are experiencing academic and behavioral problems, ADHD and depression. I am warm and empathetic. I strive to help people reach their potential while developing and maintaining a supportive relationship. I look forward to working with you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,ACS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whom has dedicated my entire career to serving others. By working on all levels of care: inpatient, outpatient, residential and In home services, I feel I have learned about many populations; and I feel proficient to treat them with various modalities that I have studied over the years. I am well rounded and very versatile with my style and theories. In fact, I have also done group counseling and worked in other formats. My nature is genuine and grateful with others interest as my virtue. I am pleased to Share my expe...

This is Emoke Sprinkle's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA Rehabilitation Counseling
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 16

Emi provides individual and group therapy in the following areas: adolescents, families, and adults, addressing the issues of major loss, grief and trauma, anger, stress, crisis management, conflict resolution and negotiation, self-esteem and depression. Her practice of therapy is guided by the belief that no matter what happened, all persons have the ability to show resilience, to gather strength, and to learn new skills in order to improve their quality of life.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in New Jersey with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. 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. 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.

This is Alec Spergel's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSEd,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Alec Spergel and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in D.C. with 5 years experience in the field. I work with children and adults facing a wide range of mental health issues from anxiety and depression to complex trauma. The approach I take to counseling is through the lense of Narrative Therapy, which focuses on evaluating our values and beliefs and restructuring our "story" to fit the people we are and the people we want to be. I also utilize solution focused and cognitive behavioral techniques to help readjust our thoughts and behavior. Ultima...

This is Nicole Ethridge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I provide Better Help services to Delaware and New Jersey clients. I reside in Missouri with 4 years of counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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.

This is Ariel Susman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in New York and New Jersey with 4 years of professional work experience as a Mental Health Counselor. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & a range of other life barriers. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue 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.

This is Kobie Morgan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in New Jersey with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with adjustment issues, relationship issues, family conflicts, motivation, self esteem, career guidance, spirituality and purpose, and self-confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to suppo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Fort Lee, New Jersey (Fort Lee, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I completed a Master's Degree in Social Work at New York University. Also, certified and licensed in trauma and crisis interventions. I specialize in the treatment of trauma, emotional disturbance, family conflict, Mood disorders, Anxiety, Depression, adoption, Post-traumatic stress disorder and dual diagnosis. My focus is working with a diverse population of all ages and cultures which includes adults, teens and families. Another area of focus is Maternal Child Health; perinatal, postpartum families dealing with postpartum depression/anxiety/pregnancy losses. ...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Fort Lee?

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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee, 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 Fort Lee, 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 07024 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 Fort Lee:

07024

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.