Christine  Cantner

Christine Cantner

Psychologist, PsyD

Accepting new clients for afternoon, evening, & daytime appointments in Morristown practice (updated February 04, 2020)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Eating disorders
  • Gender identity & transgender health
  • LGBTQIA topics
  • Self-esteem

Professional statement

Dr. Christine Cantner is a clinical psychologist who welcomes a wide range of adults and adolescents to her practice in Morristown, NJ. A seasoned clinician, Dr. Cantner is equipped to support clients who are grappling with difficult thoughts and emotions, including anxiety and depression, eating disorders, and self-injurious behaviors.

Many of Dr. Cantner’s clients are high-achieving individuals who privately struggle with intense self-criticism, leading to feelings of shame, panic, and low self-esteem. Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness-based practices, Dr. Cantner gently guides clients to examine the thought patterns that are not serving them, build new coping skills, and foster a more nurturing relationship with their inner voice.

Dr. Cantner also has a special interest in supporting clients around times of transition, such as the transition to new parenthood or the exploration of one's gender identity. Dr. Cantner supports each individual within a system to find balance in a new routine, promote open communication, and increase feelings of love and connection.

Open and warm, Dr. Cantner welcomes people of all races, genders, and sexualities to her practice. At the heart of her work is a deep commitment to uplifting the uniqueness of each individual’s identity, and belief in their ability to build a brighter future.


Message to clients

I appreciate your courage in reaching out for therapy. It takes strength and a leap of faith to make that first call. I believe we repeat what we don't repair. It is my privilege to work collaboratively with patients to gain empathy and insight into their suffering and to both support and challenge them to make the changes necessary for their growth.


Specialties

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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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

Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

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


General expertise


Insurance

Christine Cantner is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $200
  • Initial session: $200 (50min)

Therapist's note

Christine can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Morristown practice

16 Bank Street

Morristown, NJ 07960

Hours
  • Mon 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Tue 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Wed 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Thu 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Fri 9:30am-9:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice at Be Well Morristown, Psychologist, 2017 - Present

St. Christopher’s, Inc., 2011 - 2014

Maimonides Medical Center, 2009 - 2010

Karen Horney Clinic, 2008 - 2009

Nassau University Medical Center, 2007 - 2008

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, 2007

Long Island University Psychological Services Center, 2006 - 2007

Long Island University, PsyD, 2012

Long Island University, MS in Clinical Psychology, 2007

University of Virginia, BA in Psychology and Studies in Women and Gender, 2003


Languages

  • English

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