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Mary Akeju(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
New Jersey
ADHD- Anxiety - Couples counseling- Trauma-Mood disorders-Clinical supervision-

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Professional statement

Olayinka Akeju is a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Burlington, NJ. Olayinka supports teenagers, young adults, and adults. She provides individuals, couples, and families by offering compassionate mental health services that center around tapping into internal strengths. Many of Olayinka’s clients face high levels of distress because of life situations, whether that’s a complicated relationship, alcohol or drug addiction, or a mental health condition.

Olayinka practices a therapy modality called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is a thoughts-based therapy modality that shows the strong connection between thoughts, feelings, and actions. She teaches clients how to change their thought patterns towards positive, self-affirming thoughts, which may result in mood changes. She also has training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and play therapy, making her a versatile and skilled therapist. 

Olayinka earned a Master’s degree in Psychology Counseling and has nearly 19 years of experience as a therapist. Her goal is to help clients find true happiness, which most commonly comes when people can be their authentic selves and take control of their own narratives.


Message to clients

It's true that talking about yourself with someone else is a daunting task..I understand and can relate!

You bring your narratives about the things you have experienced, I listen and find ways to challenge, and reflect back to you what your conceptualizations look like to me, utilizing an ecclectic approach and finding the best modalitities that will be most effective for your presenting issues. Together, we navigate through the details, we also honor and respect your authenticity as we engage actively while working through everyone of them, because in all of their intricacies and complexities, everyone's narratives are most important.


Licensure

New Jersey: 37PC00613100

Languages

English

Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

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

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

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

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Clinical supervision - Offering professional supervision services for clinicians




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • AmeriHealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$60 - $100
  • Initial session:$120 (45min)
  • Couples sessions:$120 (45min)
  • Group sessions:$55 (45min)
  • Family sessions:$120 (45min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

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

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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