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Chery Jones(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
National Certified School Counselor, NCSC
New Jersey
Adolescent mental health- Anxiety -Autism spectrum disorder-Child mental health-College & graduate student mental health- Stress management-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Professional statement

Life and Relationships can be overwhelming but it is possible to overcome this, make adjustments, and live a more fulfilling and rewarding life. Counseling is provided to individuals, families & students through Online and In-Person. I help clients to develop healthy coping skills, thriving interpersonal relationships & emotional resiliency through mental health, skill acquisition and education.

I have an eclectic approach that utilizes multiple Therapy Techniques based on the client's need: ie. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Gestalt Therapy and Art Therapy.

I am a Licensed Counselor by New Jersey Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. I am a National Certified Counselor by the NBCC, and a Certified School Counselor by the NJDOE. I have over 11 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults.


Message to clients

I will make it my goal to walk with you in your journey to a more fulfilling, healthy, and well-rounded life. I offer online teletherapy and in-office sessions.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Wayne Wellness, Counselor
Chery M Jones LLC, Counselor
Intense Behavioral Services, Behavior Therapist
St. Benedicts Preparatory School, School Counselor Intern
BlueCrest Recovery Center, Mental Health Counselor Intern

New Jersey City University, MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, 2019
New Jersey City University, BA in Psychology and Art Therapy, 2008

Licensure

New Jersey: 37AC00649000

Languages

English

Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Accepting individual teletherapy clients only right now.


Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$200 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$150 - $200
  • Initial session:$200 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$300 (60min)
  • Family sessions:$200 (60min)
  • Individual Session 30min$100 (30min)
  • Individual Session 45min$150 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed