Is your child having a hard time in school? Has the teacher told you that your child is not paying attention or has a hard time sitting still? These may be signs that your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. There are many mental health experts in Secaucus who are trained to help. 

Secaucus was once an island and is now a town in the middle of the New Jersey Meadowlands, which is a large wetland ecosystem formed by the Overpeck Creek, Berrys Creek, Mill Creek, Newark Bay, Passaic River, and Hackensack River. These are great places to take your child for some fun on a day off, but you should first visit a therapist in Secaucus to get a mental health assessment, so they can get along better in school.

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Cara Tilghman

Offering therapy in NJ
License: MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsDepression
12 years of experience

I have been counseling adults, teenagers, and families for over 12 years, using a positive strengths-based approach. I specialize in a number of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. I am committed to helping people of all ages with a range of challenges such as relationship problems, self-harm, suicidal ideation, divorce, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, attachment/adjustment difficulties, and general family conflict. My counseling style is generally to show a lot of warmth, compassion, and acceptance, while also challenging you to identify and help change unproductive thinking patterns. People come for help coping with many different stressors and mood issues. It takes a lot of strength and courage to reach out to someone and talk about your feelings. I am hear to listen without judgement, in order to help you understand your past and bring mindfulness into your present and future.

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Yvette Marshall

Offering therapy in NJ
License: LPC, ACS,CEAP
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoaching
9 years of experience

My name is Yvette Marshall and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of Georgia and New Jersey. Making the choice to engage in a therapeutic relationship is sometimes difficult; but making this decision is the most courageous step in beginning the change process. I will listen with NON-JUDGMENTAL ears. Together we will work to help you accomplish your desired life changes; you set the goals and I support you in attaining them. Specialties / Focus: * Communication issues * Relationship issues * Building self-esteem * Depression * Anxiety * Career Counseling and Promoting Emotional Wellness. I help you learn to handle your emotional or psychological pain with compassion and teach you the necessary skills to make positive change in your life. I have more than 20 years of experience coaching individuals to eliminate career stagnation by assisting clients in eliminating barriers to their success. My counseling approach is working collaboratively to begin the healing process from past trauma and disappointments using Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness Therapies to help promote change. With an eclectic approach, I will assist you to eliminate obstacles, restructure troubled ways of thinking and adopting better communication styles.

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Marsha Tipelin

Offering therapy in NJ
License: LCSW,LCADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesFamily conflictsSelf esteem
20 years of experience

I am a licensed clinical therapist with a Masters degree from Columbia University in New York and over twenty years of experience in individual, couples, and family therapy. My style is solution and insight oriented to define and untangle issues and feelings which are presented as problematic in any life stage. Will work with you warmly and compassionately to reach your goals for happier relationships, joyful daily outlook and significance. I have particular experience in addressing depression or anxiety issues both within an individual and as a barrier in interpersonal or employment situations.

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Jennifer LeSage

Offering therapy in NJ
License: LPC
Stress, AnxietyParenting issuesSelf esteemDepressionADHD
21 years of experience

Over the last 19 years, I have helped clients who are facing emotional difficulties such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and ADHD. I have also helped clients work through the stages of grief, family issues, parenting stress, school stress, social pressures and adjustment issues. We all just want to feel our best in life. I am here to help you on that journey.

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Christina Ramdat

Offering therapy in NJ
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesDepressionCoping with life changes
7 years of experience

Welcome! My name is Christina Ramdat and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of New Jersey. Currently, I am also a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) for the state of New Jersey. Additionally, I am certified in Trauma Response and Crisis Intervention. At this time I have received my Master's in Counseling Psychology in 2016 and currently in pursuit of a PhD in Organizational Leadership related to Business Psychology. I have over 8 years of clinical experience, working with Co-Occurring populations. This means that in my practice I focus on mental health and substance abuse issues concurrently. I have experience working with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, and trauma related issues such as sexual, physical and emotional abuse. In addition, I have worked extensively with individuals who suffer from substance abuse disorders and provided relapse prevention and effective coping skills to help them address their issues. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and encouraging. I truly believe that with the right support any individual is capable of overcoming all obstacles. My counseling approach combines a number of different styles which includes motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral, psychoeducation, and solution-focused therapy. However, please note that my counseling style is tailored to meet your specific needs and help accomplish your unique goals for therapy. My counseling motto is "Turn Pain Into Power." I am significantly invested in empowering you to achieve all that you set out to accomplish in therapy as I believe in treating everyone with respect, compassion, and kindness. Should you feel in need of urgent help or that you are in crisis at any time during our work together; please call 1-800-273-TALK 24 hours a day; or 911. This forum does not provide any type of emergency services, so I want to be sure you know who to contact if you need immediate help. As you take the first steps to reach out for help, it is already a testimony to your strength, resilience and bravery. I am proud of you. Please know that I am genuinely here to support and empower you throughout your journey as it would truly be an honor to see you transform in your healing process and ultimately become a healthier, stronger and happier you!

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Jocelyn Daigle

Offering therapy in NJ
Stress, AnxietySleeping disordersAnger managementBipolar disorderDepression
15 years of experience

I am licensed in New Jersey with 15+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, sleeping disorders, anger management, & bipolar disorder. 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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Thomas Budroe

Offering therapy in NJ
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementSelf esteemDepressionADHD
5 years of experience

I am licensed in New Jersey with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Heather Revill

Offering therapy in NJ
License: MS, LPC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changesCompassion fatigue
12 years of experience

Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor that believes in working collaboratively with her clients to meet goals set forth by the client. The journey to wellness includes validation, empowerment, and a comfortable therapeutic relationship to allow you to grow and reach each goal that you set. I specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution Focused approaches that allow you to get specific about your goals and empower you to achieve them, however I do not believe in a "one size fits all" approach to therapy and adjust my approaches according my clients and their therapy goals. My approach is warm and friendly and building the therapeutic alliance is important to me. My Master's Degree is in Human Behavior with a specialization in counseling. I have been a licensed clinician for over 5 years and worked closely with clients suffering from depression, stress/anxiety, self-esteem, and trauma/abuse. I also have experience in regard to substance abuse, life transition, family dynamics, career counseling, and foster care/adoption. No matter what the presenting issues my approach is compassionate and non-judgmental. I believe you are the expert of your life. When I am not working you can find me spending time with my family and our dog. I enjoy being outside whenever possible, to just enjoy the sunshine or go for walks/hikes. I am an avid sports fan and follow the Boston Red Sox and Bruins. My favorite wellness activities include yoga and meditation. The decision to engage in therapy is a huge step toward a happier and healthier life. I look forward to working with you!

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Dina Vitorino

Offering therapy in NJ
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsSelf esteemDepression
11 years of experience

I am licensed in New Jersey with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with 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. 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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Mark Dell

Offering therapy in NJ
Self esteemCareer difficultiesDepressionCoping with life changesCoaching
16 years of experience

I am licensed in New Jersey with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, depression, & 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!

How to find counseling in Secaucus

Finding the best therapist close by in Secaucus can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your 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 Secaucus. 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 Secaucus, 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, they 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 Secaucus 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 providers 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 Secaucus area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, 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 Secaucus, elsewhere in Hudson, 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 Secaucus area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Secaucus 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 Secaucus 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Secaucus may not take health insurance, some 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 or clinicians throughout the state of New Jersey you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Secaucus, 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 clinicians 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 Secaucus above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Secaucus 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 Secaucus 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 Secaucus therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

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 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 Secaucus 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in NJ, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 07094 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 can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Secaucus 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 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 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 Secaucus 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 Secaucus, 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.

Secaucus has many clinicians 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.

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 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:

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

07094, 07096

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