Hillary  Albert

Hillary Albert

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, LCADC
New Jersey Accepting Online
Summit Not Accepting In-person
Updated January 4, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Mindfulness

Professional statement

Hillary Albert is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in New Jersey. Her practice is open to teens, young adults, and adults seeking support for challenges related to anxiety, substance use, disordered eating, depression, and transition periods, such as graduation, starting new jobs, and shifts in family dynamics.

Hillary deeply believes in each client's ability to change and grow. She utilizes a blend of treatment types, including mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MB-CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). These approaches help clients learn to unhook from unhelpful thoughts, make room for and manage difficult emotions, and foster self-compassion. Therapy with Hillary is about learning to accept what cannot be controlled, while simultaneously increasing behaviors that are beneficial.

Hillary received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University while concurrently obtaining her alcohol and drug counselor license. She has completed certifications in treating Complex Trauma and Eating Disorders. Before opening her practice, Hillary helped clients in outpatient clinics and hospital settings.


Message to clients

We all experience times in our lives when we know that things can be better. We flip through social media and think that everyone else seems to have a perfect life, compounding our pain.

I believe that we are all capable of being our best selves and living full, meaningful lives. Therapy can provide the space to determine what is getting in the way. You may have encountered some obstacles in your path or struggle with painful emotions, such as anxiety. You may be experiencing difficulty managing a transition or planning your future. Additionally, you might be caught up in behaviors that intensify the hurt, frustration, loneliness and sorrow. Maybe you are drinking too much alcohol, using drugs, over-shopping, gaming or eating in a way that doesn't feel good. You might be internalizing responses to stress and pain through self-criticism, isolation, and rumination.

You are not alone. We all have the potential for change. I'd like to help you identify what is creating or contributing to your struggles, as well as help you to locate what is in your control to change and take the steps towards the life you desire.

My approach is supportive and dynamic, using mindfulness, self-compassion and cognitive and behavioral strategies that have been proven to help. I would be honored to be your partner in helping you grow.


Specialties

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

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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

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

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Hillary Albert 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: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $175
  • Initial session: $175 (50min)

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
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Summit practice
45 River Road, Summit, NJ 07901
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Wed 1:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Wed 1:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2019 - Present
The Bridge Center for Wellness, 2015 - 2019

Rutgers University, MSW, 2016
University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1983


Languages

English