Hillsdale area residents and visitors alike have a blast tubing at Campgaw Mountain. When tubing on the mountains of your life is more uncomfortable than enjoyable, it’s hard to join in the fun. The cold of sadness and the rocky terrain of a disordered life take away your ability to appreciate the positive aspects of each day.

You can take charge of your mental health with the right help and support. Life’s bumps and bruises don’t have to keep you from appreciating the good things. Talk to a counselor in the Hillsdale area to smooth out the ride.

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...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 20

Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York and New Jersey with many years experience working with people coping with chronic illness, aging, end of life issues and grief and loss. These types of issues can really rock your world and make it seem like nothing makes sense anymore. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I truly believe that although life is different now, you can learn to co-exist with your new reality. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I am eclectic in my approach u...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Hi. My name is Christine Toler, Chris, and I earned my Ed.S and LPC- MHSP in the state of Tennessee, and New Jersey. I have been licensed as a Professional Counselor since 2010, and a School Counselor since 2006. I started being a believer in therapy when it first helped me over forty years ago, (as a child). I thought what a wonderful way to get to the root of the problem... and get rid of it. Since then I have been working on myself as a client as well as a acquiring a license to work with clients including teens, adults and families. I focus on solution based...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 14

Hello! Starting therapy is a brave decision and I want to acknowledge your commitment to your well -being. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York who is passionate about helping people with life difficulties. Change is possible and I would like to welcome you to Better Help! My goal as a therapist is to support you on your journey to self- empowerment. I have a master’s degree in Social Work from Syracuse University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology. It is important t...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey with over 10 years counseling with teens and young adults. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, ADHD, relationship issues and executive functioning. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I enjoy helping young adults set realistic and achievable goals while treating them with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach includes a combination of cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and solution focused therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to me...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 8

I believe the therapy relationship is sacred because it is a space to discuss anything- free of judgement. Therapy is a space to learn coping skills, process choices/events, clarify goals and the pathway to achieve them, manage life changes, move past trauma, or regain your voice. I am passionate about empowering individuals with the skills they need to minimize stress and maximize peace, joy, and identifying the pathway to health- honoring the best version of you. I have experience working with clients managing anxiety, depression, wellness/ self-care challenges,...

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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 13

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Behavioral Health and over ten years of mental health experience, and I am a military officer. My education includes a B.S. in psychology, a Masters in Health Service Administration, a Masters in Social Work, and a Doctorate in Behavioral Health (clinical) with five years of studying integrated care. I use a holistic approach and solution-focused approach when providing therapy to my clients which involves assessing if a client has co-morbid issues such as diabetes and depression or chronic pain and ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of experience: 5

My name is Bimpe, I originally grew up in Nigeria. I moved to the United States for college and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. I have worked for over four years in the mental health field. My experiences include, but are not limited to child/ adult depression, anxiety, self-esteem, substance addiction, relationship issues/conflicts, immigration and acculturation issues, life transitions, trauma and grief/ loss related concerns. I have also worked in a variety of settings including residential, partial care, outpatient, in-home, and addic...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of experience: 8

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in New Jersey with over 8 years of experience working as a mental health counselor. I have my Masters in Counseling from William Paterson University. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, ODD, and ADHD. I have also worked in crisis counseling. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My a...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am licensed in New Jersey with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of experience: 8

My name is Shannon LaTray and I am a licensed clinical counseling professional in the states of Montana, Utah, Maine, the District of Columbia, Arizona, Oregon, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. I have experience working therapeutically with youth, teens, adults, and families concerning mental health and addiction issues. Additionally, I am a Certified Gracious Space Trainer and an Alumni of the 2022 Class of Leadership Montana. Over the last 20 years, I have worked with various multidisciplinary teams including financial and service quality teams; mental health an...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am licensed in New Jersey with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 9

I am licensed in New Jersey and New York with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with stress, anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & career difficulties. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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.

How To Find Counseling Hillsdale

Finding the best therapist close by in Hillsdale can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Hillsdale area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Hillsdale. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Hillsdale, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Hillsdale or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified Hillsdale counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Hillsdale area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Hillsdale
  • DBT in Hillsdale
  • Substance use therapy in Hillsdale
  • Couples therapy in Hillsdale

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Hillsdale, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Hillsdale, elsewhere in Bergen, or in the greater state of New Jersey.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Hillsdale area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Hillsdale Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Hillsdale due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in Hillsdale: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Hillsdale: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Hillsdale: $100
  • Therapy in Hillsdale: $80

While many psychologists in Hillsdale may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Hillsdale 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Hillsdale, New Jersey working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Hillsdale above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Hillsdale virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Hillsdale helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified Hillsdale therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Hillsdale therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

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 you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, 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 Hillsdale counselor 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Hillsdale, NJ, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 07642 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in Hillsdale can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Hillsdale Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. 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 learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists 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 feedback and advice. A Hillsdale licensed clinical social worker 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 Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Hillsdale, New Jersey can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Hillsdale has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In Hillsdale, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

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

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Hillsdale.

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

07642