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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

The decision to start the journey of introspection, self-evaluation and enhanced life is a serious and all-encompassing. The details of this journey are both rich in quality and complex in their uniqueness. However, harvesting the fruits of this labor is the sweetest recompense! The journey begins with an attempt, and a wish to connect to another. I can be that connection, and it remains my honor to partake in such journey! I am dedicated to helping YOU achieve a meaningful and impactful therapeutic transformation, to reach and realize inherent potential and ...

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

Everyone experiences losses and transitions in life that can feel overwhelming. Whether it’s related to employment, relationships, or death of a loved one, grief is the natural reaction to a loss. Seeking help takes courage, so I applaud you for taking the first step! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been in the helping profession for almost 20 years. I have worked in various settings such as hospital-based, school-based, and community-based mental health centers providing services to individuals and families. I have a myriad of professional expe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

Hello and welcome to this wonderful journey called therapy, Challenges are part of life and can sometimes be insurmountable and painful. I am here to support you in overcoming the challenges. I am honored that you have taken the time to read about me. My name is Michal Marchette and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Master of Social Work from Barry University in Miami, Florida where I graduated in 2016. I graduated magna cum laude, and received the highest honors. My program focus was providing therapy to individuals, families, and groups...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., M.Ed, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in New Jersey who has been serving individuals and families for over twenty years to become their best selves. Life is not an easy journey. You do not have to travel it alone. There are always times when we ALL can benefit from support, guidance, self confidence, and empowerment that a counseling relationship can provide. My therapeutic orientation focuses on a reality based Cognitive-Behavioral approach. It is my belief that is important to arrive at an acceptable understanding of what the presenting issues a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

About Me Hi, if you are reading this it means you are seeking assistance in taking better control of your life to feel good about yourself and develop the skills necessary to solve what you view as problems. Today, many people are now seeking and receiving help to better control their lives. So, you are not alone. My goal will be to help you focus on the things that you see as impediments to your progress with expectation of assisting you in reordering your thoughts, and how and why your current thought process has led to where you feel you are emotionally toda...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Are you looking for a male therapist who has experience working with children, adolescents and adults? Are you looking for someone who can help you achieve your goals in a fun and non judgmental environment? Then I am your man. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who started his mental health career in 2013. I have many years experience working with individual adults, families, and couples. I enjoy helping individuals discover their hidden strengths as they work towards personal growth. When working with couples I focus a great deal on communication and real...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

There are times in our lives when life will feel chaotic, unmanageable, confusing, it is truly a blessing to connect with someone willing and able to help us navigate through those times. As a fellow traveler on this journey of existence, I provide a safe, judgment-free, open and honest space for my clients to tell their stories, heal, grow, and develop. I have an extensive history of working with children, adolescents and adults dealing with emotional, mental and behavioral issues across the spectrum in inpatient, outpatient, and school settings. Let's work col...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 39

I specialize in building relationships and personal growth: I help parents get more cooperation and compliance from their children with less energy so that the can enjoy each other; I help couples beat the odds to stay happily married; I help all kinds of creative people overcome barriers and roadblocks to fully express their artistic vision; and I help diverse individuals and families adjust to the inevitable and often difficult transitions we all face in life. My most successful clients believe that positive change is possible, are hopeful about the future and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 50

I earned my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston with a specialty in clinical psychology and a subspecialty in the psychosocial aspects of physical disorders. I began my clinical private practice after having acquired a firm foundation from my internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. In addition to my 20 years in private practice i was also consultant to various psychotherapy clinics and long term physical rehabilitation facilities. While my private practice was general (parent (child issues, marital discord, sep...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,ACSW
Therapy Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in New Jersey. I have over 25 years experience in this amazing field helping others. I believe that he first step on this journey is to build rapport and trust between client and therapist. I am dedicated to empowering clients to overcome challenges experienced in their lives. I have worked with adolescents, adults and families fostering positive change. Working in a multitude of settings helping people to manage and overcome challenges and life stressors I strive to empower my clients while prov...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. I am a resourceful and motivated Counselor skilled in building therapeutic rapport and developing individualized treatment plans with appropriate goals and interventions. I have worked in various roles and settings in the mental health field providing services to different populations and cultures. I have worked with clients who struggle with Depression, Anxiety, Substance Use, ADHD, relationship issues and LGBTQ+ issues, among many other issues people struggle with daily. I have the education a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, and welcome! My name is Dr. Sheri Balsam. I am a licensed psychologist, and earned my Psy.D. with a concentration in Multicultural Psychology from Rutgers University. I have completed extensive clinical training working with teenagers and adults in a variety of settings, and have specialized postdoctoral training in CBT. I am passionate about providing effective, empirically-based care, integrating CBT, DBT, and psychodynamic techniques into my work. Drawing from these modalities, I formulate appropriate, individualized interventions that target sympto...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, my name is Tammy and I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for 13 years. I have been fortunate in working with people of all ages and with various life experiences. My area of skills includes anger and conflict management, interpersonal issues, peer relationships, stress management, marital issues, and school related issues. Throughout my career I have worked with families that are experiencing stress or conflict, couples who are struggling with interpersonal conflict, and individuals. I practice Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused The...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I am Leydi. I am licensed in New Jersey with 9 years of professional work experience. My experience lies within the area of depression, stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have been successful helping clients overcome life challenges and will like to offer the same support to you. I believe that you are the expert of your story, and while working together we will identify the strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor in Wisconsin with over 5 years of experience working in mental health. I am a certified grief support specialist and currently completing two additional certifications in integrative mental health and trauma. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family issues, parenting problems and life transitions. My counseling style is warm and interactive. A client-centered approach is the foundation of my work. Therapy provides a relationship and a safe ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Simply put, life is difficult. You have everyday stressors, worries, thoughts that can overwhelm you and make you feel anxious and depressed, and you just don't know what to do. It's not easy to overcome these difficulties, especially without support. This is why I am here - to guide and support you along the way. Working in multiple settings over the years with teens, adults and older adults, providing both individual and group counseling, my clinical skill set evolved when I practiced as a drug & alcohol counselor many years ago. My therapeutic approac...

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

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

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ridgefield, New Jersey (Ridgefield, NJ)
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, 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 family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & anger management. I work with 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.

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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, 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 07657 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:

07657

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.