Jennifer Lamaj, Therapist in New Jersey — Zencare
Jennifer  Lamaj
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Jennifer Lamaj

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, LCSW-C
New Jersey, New York, Florida Accepting Online
Updated November 17, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional statement

Jennifer Lamaj is Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with experience treating adults. Working several years for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Jenn has had exposure not only to substance use and recovery but also individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, relationship strain, and communication issues to name just a few. She also specializes in Eating Disorders or Problematic Eating, while using a HAES (Health at Every Size) approach. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from NYU and Master's from Columbia University.

Jenn uses a variety of evidence-based interventions including motivational interviewing, cognitive, behavioral, and relational based therapies, Intuitive Eating, etc. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from New York University and Master’s degree from Columbia University.


Message to clients

Feedback for Jenn, is often that individuals feel “seen”, “heard” and “cared for” in her presence. She provides a compassion centered approach and meets each patient where they are at in life. Jenn uses a variety of interventions including cognitive, behavioral and relational based therapies, intuitive eating, and motivational interviewing.

It's important that you feel safe, not judged, and that privacy is respected in therapy. Jenn has a firm understanding in these principals, so you that you can feel comfortable in sharing. She excels in helping to move people from feeling overwhelmed to empowered.


Specialties

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

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

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

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

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past




Clientele

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

Insurance

Jennifer Lamaj is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $225 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $180 - $225

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
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

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 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-8pm
  • Wed 8am-8pm
  • Thu 8am-8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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

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

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

North Jersey Health & Wellness, Psychotherapist, 2020 - Present
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Addiction Counselor, 2015 - 2021
Forestdale Inc., Case Planner, 2014 - 2015

Columbia University, MSW, 2016
New York University, BFA, 2002


Licensure

New Jersey: 44SC05915300

New York: 088938

Florida: TPSW1953


Languages

English