This is Christine Toler's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! Welcome to BetterHelp. I am so glad that you are here. My name is Shoshanna Joss. I am a Licensed Clinical Therapist in the state of New Jersey. It is not easy to reach out for help and then try to find the right match in a therapist. You have made a great first step! I have worked as a social worker for over 11 years. I completed my master’s degree from The University Of Michigan and my undergraduate degree from Temple University. I have done extensive work with families, couples, and young adults. Much of my experience is with grief therapy, supporting t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,RN
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

Hi! My name is Barbara Ramsey and I am a licensed therapist ( License number 44SC01482000). Welcome to the on-line counseling room, which will be our private, secure place to communicate. You can enter this room from any internet connected device wherever you are. Thanks for taking the time to read my profile. I'm a nurse and clinical social worker with a masters degree from Rutgers University. I have worked in the hospital and home care but most of my professional career has been as a psychotherapist. When someone starts counseling with me, I try to get t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello- I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been working in this field for over 20 years in various behavioral healthcare positions. I enjoy my profession! There are not many professions that challenge you as a practitioner to grow and develop just as much as the clients . I like to think of counseling as the gift that keeps on giving! If you met me about 24 years ago, I would have introduce myself as a elementary school teacher who loves working with children. I enjoyed my profession but I was not fulfilled. Through a series of highs and lows in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello and Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Jocelyn and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from The College of Saint Elizabeth (currently known as Saint Elizabeth University) . I have been licensed for over 15 years. This degree has enabled me to learn many skills and techniques to help you with the concerns that you choose to work on. I worked in a domestic violence safe house for over twelve years and have learned about the commonalities and differences in relationships, and how the lack of communicati...

This is Katie DeFrank's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,PCLC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hi there! My name is Katie and I am a licensed professional counselor and certified life coach with 10 years experience serving individuals and families. It has become my passion to help women who find themselves struggling with feeling of sadness, anxiety and overwhelm by helping them to master their mindsets about life's different stressors. It would be my privilege to guide and support you along your journey towards a more peace-filled life.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA Mental Health Counseling ,MA P ublic Relations,BA Early Childhood Education
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

My professional credidentials include both a New Jersey (Licensed Professional Counselor) and New York (Licensed Mental Health Counselor). I've also been Nationally Certified as a Counselor. Caring, compassionate, direct and understanding are some of the words that describe me. I facilitate tranformation and change. Thanks for stopping by my profile. Therapy is not a life sentance, it's a life-vest to help you over the rough waters of life. Sometimes you just need to be heard. I listen. My practice hours vary on Mondays, Tuesdays, andThursdays. I ...

This is Samantha Ariza's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

My job is to encourage you to bring out your best qualities and increase your natural ability to handle life's challenges. Many things may have caused you to go into survival mode but I can assist you in discovering the ways you can take control and find success. I will help you identify the hit or miss strategies that don't serve you in daily life and start replacing them with more beneficial alternatives. I draw from many different modalities of counseling like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and strength based approaches. My specialty is ...

This is Keisha Barnhill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and my qualifications. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I graduated from Georgian Court University with a BSW and Fordham University with a MSW with a clinical concentration working with adults and families. I have over 10 years of experience working in the field of mental health and addiction in both individual and group settings. I have experience working with most mental health diagnosis, substance use and co-occurring disorders.

This is Dr. Kristi  Hottenstein's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 13

Whether you’re experiencing difficult times or new adventures, I’m here to help. I have been a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan since 2009. I am the practitioner/owner of Compass Counseling & Coaching, PLLC, a member of the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association and was appointed to their board in 2021. I have a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Toledo, a masters in Counseling from the University of La Verne and a bachelors in Sociology from Alma College. I provide counseling for individuals, coup...

This is Kerri- Ann Wilson-Jones's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Kerri-Ann Wilson-Jones, MA, LPC, has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work (Special) from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the Graduate School of Theology in Jamaica. Mrs. Wilson-Jones has an extensive background in social work and counseling and has approximately ten years of combined experience, having worked as a Mental Health Therapist, an Outpatient Therapist, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Mrs. Wilson-Jones has an excellent work ethic, an eye for detail, and a strong d...

This is David Selengut's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in New Jersey with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. 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 Tina Henderson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

Tina Henderson, MA, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist in 5 states, and has been practicing for more than 10 years. She uses a direct, no-nonsense style and eclectic “toolbox” of interventions to help you make the kind of progress that will enhance the way you feel on a daily basis. Tina has treated individuals on the full DSM spectrum. She is also an expert in codependency for those impacted by an addicted or mentally ill person, such as a family member, colleague, or friend. She understands the way codependency can impact childhoods, careers and enter...

This is Blaire Franklin's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of New Jersey, and I received a Master of Education (Ed. M) in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College Columbia University in New York City. My experience in the mental health field is diversified, as I have provided supportive case management services to individuals and families within the community, worked in community-based mental health clinics, outpatient partial hospitalization program (PHP) settings, providing counseling and facilitating groups, and in private practice. I partner with ind...

This is Christopher White's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a counselor licensed in Pennsylvania with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, trauma, grief and loss, and self-esteem. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and reality/choice theory. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes cou...

This is Dr. Eric Limegrover's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, ALPS, LPCC-S, MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Dr. Limegrover is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Limegrover has training and experience in individual, group, substance abuse and family counseling. He helps clients gain insight and coping, improve communication, relationship issues, as well as manage work and family issues. He speaks openly and gives honest feedback. His training and experience includes clients in age ranges from adolescence to adulthood primarily with normal situational and developmental issues. He has worked in community mental health, pr...

This is Erica Le Furge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in New Jersey with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with parenting issues, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Laura Troy's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with self-discovery, motivation, self-esteem and self-confidence, career challenges, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with executive and professional coaching. I take a client-centered, creative approach to counseling. 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Pennsylvania & Utah with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. 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 support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leonia, New Jersey (Leonia, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MPH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

My name is Jennifer King, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I earned my Master of Social Work degree at the University of South Florida in 2007. I've worked in various settings with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression/anxiety, stress, relationship problems, trauma/abuse, addictions and individuals who have experienced homelessness. Over the past 13 years as a clinician I've learned that the most valuable part of therapy is the connection one feels with the person they have chosen to...

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

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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia 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 Leonia, 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 Leonia, 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 07605 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 Leonia:

07605

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.