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Chinwe Idigo(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Psychologist, PhD
ConnecticutAlabamaArizonaArkansas
Anger management- Anxiety -Attachment issues-Personality disorders- Relationship issues- Trauma-

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Professional statement

Dr. Chinwe Idigo is a Psychologist located in Teaneck, NJ. Dr. Idigo works with teenagers, young adults, and adults who would like to focus on improving their mental health. Many of Dr. Idigo’s clients find themselves in conflict with others because of challenges in regulating their emotions. They have angry outbursts or feel overwhelmed by their depression or anxiety. They seek healthy conflict resolution skills to help them at home, at work, and with friends. Dr. Idigo also works with couples and families to help them grow their relationships.

Dr. Idigo takes a social justice perspective when working with clients. She may incorporate conversations about race, culture, and oppression into her sessions, encouraging her clients to explore how their identities impact their relationships and their mental health. She also incorporates psychodynamic therapy, teaching clients how to draw meaning out of their inner thoughts and desires. Clients reflect on their upbringing and derive insight out of their current patterns. She also teaches clients skills from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) so that they can avoid harmful cognitive distortions like self-criticism.

Dr. Idigo earned a PhD in Psychology from the University of Louisville. She strives to collaborate with her clients, allowing them control over their mental health journey as she provides expert guidance. She is a compassionate, empathetic therapist who helps clients build strong relationships with others and with themselves.


Licensure

New Jersey: 35SI00651200 - Alabama: 11902 - Arizona: 11902 - Arkansas: 11902 - Colorado: 11902 - Connecticut: 11902 - Delaware: 11902 - Washington DC: 11902 - Georgia: 11902 - Idaho: 11902 - Illinois: 11902 - Indiana: 11902 - Kansas: 11902 - Kentucky: 11902 - Maine: 11902 - Maryland: 11902 - Minnesota: 11902 - Missouri: 11902 - Nebraska: 11902 - Nevada: 11902 - New Hampshire: 11902 - North Carolina: 11902 - Ohio: 11902 - Oklahoma: 11902 - Pennsylvania: 11902 - Tennessee: 11902 - Texas: 11902 - Utah: 11902 - Virginia: 11902 - Washington: 11902 - West Virginia: 11902 - Wisconsin: 11902 - Wyoming: 11902

Languages

English

Specialties

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

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

Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.

Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in NJ)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (45min)