Nancy Saxton-Lopez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with offices in Midland Park and Madison, New Jersey. She specializes in depression, anxiety, grief, loss and bereavement (including pet loss), and working with adolescents and teens.
Clients often visit Nancy when they're facing anxiety, which may present itself as social anxiety and sometimes accompanied by symptoms of depression. Nancy's approach is rooted in psychodynamic and relational therapy, focusing on the importance of establishing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships. She also works from a supportive therapy lens, which allows clients to release emotions in a safe, supportive place. When helpful, Nancy also offers suggestions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), including techniques like challenging one's own negative biases. Treatment with Nancy is highly individualized, depending on a client's needs.
Nancy also approaches therapy from a coaching perspective, and strives to help each client label their feelings in order to best express them and move forward. She is unwaveringly supportive and compassionate, and as direct as possible when helpful. She looks forward to meeting you.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Grief and Bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Adolescents - 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 dysregulation
Coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
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:
Private Practice, 1988 - Present
Behavioral Health Consulting, 1990 - 2019
Veterinary Social Work Certificate, 2019
New York University, MSW, 1987