Nellie  Vial

Nellie Vial

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC

Accepting new clients; offering sliding scale fees and free sessions to frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19 (updated April 26, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Couples
  • Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Nellie Vial is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Florham Park, New Jersey. She has deep expertise in treating depression and anxiety, which often arise around painful life transitions. Many of her clients come to therapy in response to changes such as divorce or breakups, job transitions, a recent loss, or transitions in parenthood, when added stressors can contribute to low mood and anxious thoughts.

Nellie’s approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Through a skills-based approach, she is able to help clients better track their mood, learning to identify how patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior are interconnected. By monitoring these changes over time, Nellie is able to support clients in recognizing their triggers and choosing how to respond. She emphasizes the strength of the therapeutic relationship to create an empathetic environment that allows clients to feel authentically understood and validated. 

Nellie welcomes clients from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds and offers therapy sessions in Arabic. Her practice is open to adults across the lifespan, as well as adolescents, and she also welcomes clients who are seeking couples or family counseling. 

Message to clients

I know it is important to find someone you feel comfortable with to share your thoughts and feelings. More importantly I understand how much we desire validation, empathy and understanding from a therapist. There are no judgements here. I will work to listen more and talk less so that I can better understand the guidance and help you would like me to provide for 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

Grief and loss - 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

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

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

Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

General expertise


Nellie Vial 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: $140 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $140

Therapist's note

During COVID-19, Nellie is offering free sessions to frontline healthcare workers.

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


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Florham Park practice

248 Columbia Turnpike

Suite 210

Florham Park, NJ 07932

  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-2:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2016 - Present
Genpsych, 2014 - 2016
Community Psychiatric Institute, 2012 - 2013
Overlook Medical Center, 2011

Fairleigh Dickinson University, MA, 2011
Skidmore College, BS, 1999


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish

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