Ridgefield Park is home of the longest-standing Fourth of July celebration in New Jersey. Like its longstanding traditions, the village and their residents are of a strong and peaceful ilk. \ Yet even in the best of cities, strife occurs for some people. It is perfectly normal for one to need some help coping from time to time.

If you are in need of assistance with stress, depression, anxiety, or other emotional or mental health issues, there is help available. Counselors in the Ridgefield Park area can provide the confidential support you need to help you through difficult times. Contact a therapist near you today.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW,CEAP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders
Years of Experience: 12

I am an MSW,LCSW that has spent most of my career in the healthcare field. In that setting I have learned a lot of crisis intervention skills and adjustment problem coping skills as people generally go through a period of crisis while trying to adjust to a new illness and all that can go along with that. I have also been in private practice since 2007 and the bulk of my patients suffer with anxiety disorders (panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, etc.); Depression/Bipolar disorder; Eating disorders; Relationship struggles; Anger, OCD and couples counseling. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New Jersey as well as Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland. I received my Bachelor's degree in social work from The University of Georgia and my Master's in social work from The University of Maryland- Baltimore. My counseling approach is individualized to each client based on their needs, life circumstances, and strengths. I utilize a variety of treatment modalities including but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focuse...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW,LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 24

Such a pleasure to meet you. I am happy you want to work on goals to change your life. I value change, hope, optimism, compassion, positivity, gratitude, mindfulness, and learning from those who have overcome multiple barriers but have still followed their dreams. I also value being kind to people and animals. I appreciate that life is precious and we need to live in the moment and treasure it and the people and animals we love. Psychotherapy Specializations include: depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, phobias, sexual abuse/sexual assault, EMDR (Eye ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,MS Counseling Psychology
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I believe that changes take place through healing relationships. My job as your counselor is to listen and understand what you are going through and what changes you are seeking. I offer to hold hope for you when times are dark or you feel lost or confused and to share in your progress too! I work from a person centered approach and use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Attachment Based Perspective to help you learn and grow and make the changes you want to make. I also work with people who have been through a traumatic event and help them go from feeling like a vi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 46

I am licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania with over 40 years of experience working as a psychotherapist, mental health clinician and psychiatric social worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, PTSD and maintaining recovery from drug and alcohol dependence. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCADC,EMDR Trained
Therapy 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,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC,NCC,ACS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. I have over 10 years’ experience working with people who are struggling with different concerns. I have experience working in the addictions field, crisis intervention, community mental health and private practice. I work from a person-centered perspective, which means my primary focus is on the individual client and their unique needs, goals and aspirations. I use the principals of trauma informed care to create a safe and collaborative environment where the client feels empowered. I use var...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Welcome to my page! I am patient, kind, and will use all of my knowledge and experience in helping you overcome your stress and your troubles without judgement. I have more than 15 years of direct practice experience and I have learned that everyone's unique life experiences call for an individualized plan. I approach therapy as a collaborative process where I will always keep in mind both your short and your long term goals while using a mix of treatment modalities (motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution-focused counseling) ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC, LCADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

My philosophy of therapy and change is that change comes from within. As a therapist, I ask a great deal in asking an individual to change, as change is an incredibly difficult task for everyone. The journey of change requires both the client and myself to work collaboratively throughout this journey. It is for this reason that the rapport between the client and myself is critical. I aim to provide all my clients with the space to explore their underlying feelings, thoughts, and behaviors so that they can engage in change. I completed my bachelor's degree in Ps...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Therapy is a very unique experience and when you reach out for help it should fit who you are and what you need. One of my greatest strengths as a therapist is creating that fit for each of my clients. For some people reaching out for help is easy and for others it is one of the most difficult things that have ever had to do. No matter where you are on that spectrum I feel confident that together we can find what it is that you are seeking. My approach to therapy is a present focused and a goal oriented style. I work with my clients to explore their curr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in New Jersey with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & 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 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 - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey and I have over ten years of experience in counseling. I have worked with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, motivation, learning difficulties, relationship issues, substance abuse, and grief. I have worked with the LGBTQ population, as well as with people who have dealt with physical and emotional trauma. I believe that we are all capable of making changes to support our overall well-being. Determining positive coping strategies and emotional support are key focuses in my work with clients...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, 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 stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in New Jersey with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My pronouns are she and her and I would be more than happy to call you by whatever pronouns refer, your legal name, or the names would like to be called other than your (dead) name. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sig...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in New Jersey with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtqia+-related issues including sexual and gender identity, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in New Jersey with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. I provide individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in working with members of the Deaf community and the LGBTQ+ community, with an emphasis on intersectionality and cross-cultural issues. My theoretical approaches include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), and Child-Centered Play therapy. I am also fluent in Ameri...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome, Salutations, and Best Wishes! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been in the helping profession for over 15 years. The depth of my experience includes working in the following fields: Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Resource Development, School Administration, and the Judicial System. I have experience collaborating with individuals, couples, families, in addition to NGOs, faith-based organizations, and political representatives. It is my belief that I am not the expert in your life, rather I am just here as a conduit for change t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, 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 - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in New Jersey with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Ridgefield Park, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in New Jersey with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Ridgefield Park?

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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park 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 Ridgefield Park, 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 Ridgefield Park, 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 07660 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 Ridgefield Park:

07660

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.