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Caileen Makovec(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
New Jersey
Academic challenges-ADHD- Anxiety -Communication issues- Life transitions-Self-esteem-

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Professional statement

As a therapist, Caileen brings a compassionate and client-centered approach to healing. With her education and experience, she is equipped to guide individuals through their journey of personal growth and transformation. In her therapeutic approach, she prioritizes creating a safe and nonjudgmental space where clients can freely express themselves. Caileen believes in the power of establishing a strong therapeutic alliance built on trust, empathy, and collaboration and tailors her approach to meet the individual needs and goals of each client.

Caileen believes in utilizing a strength based approach that helps clients gain insight into their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors so they can develop effective coping strategies, channel their inner resilience, and make positive changes in their lives.

By fostering self-awareness and promoting self-compassion, she supports clients in their healing journey and encourages each client to work towards what is best for them.

Message to clients

I make it a point to meet you where you are during each session. I will always be my authentic, caring, friendly self so you feel safe and comfortable being vulnerable and honest with both yourself and me on the struggles you are facing. This is your journey, and I will be here every step of the way, challenging you therapeutically, to help you figure out what your ideal life looks like.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Resilience Lab, Therapist

Monmouth University, Masters, 2020


New Jersey: 44SL06618800




Academic challenges - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect


  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Please note that at this time, I'm unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid plans.


  • Aetna
  • Aetna International
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Meritain Health
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • University of California Berkeley Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet Student)
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $150