Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Therapists in New Jersey

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield is a common health insurance in New Jersey, and individuals who have Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield may wish to find therapists who are in-network with their health insurance.

When you see a therapist who is in-network with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, each session you’ll pay only a copay, which typically ranges from $0-$75/session.

20 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Essential Counseling Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Sandip Buch

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Depression - Anxiety - Bipolar Disorder - Telemedicine - Schizophrenia - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Dobgima Erick

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Depression - Anxiety - Psychological evaluations & testing - Addiction - Mood disorders - Integrated care
Online only
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Shydu Kato

Therapist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Caregiver stress & support - Child mental health - Depression - Stress management
Online only
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Christina Persaud

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Medical professionals' mental health - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Henrietta Bannerman

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Depression - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - ADHD - Personality disorders - Dissociative disorders
Online only
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Ailyn Costa-Minch

Therapist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Depression - Divorce & separation - Relationship issues - Work stress - Assertiveness
 In-person & online
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Sima Christina Paul

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Adolescent mental health - Child mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder
Online only
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Telapsychiatry LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Panic attacks / panic disorder
 In-person & online
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Lavender

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - ADHD - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Medical professionals' mental health - LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics
Online only
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Iulian C Ungureanu

Therapist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Men's issues - Parenting - Spirituality & religion - Depression
Online only
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Morolake Odetoyinbo

Therapist

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Cultural adjustment - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Self-esteem - Women's issues
Online only
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Online Virtual Counselors

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety disorders - Relationship issues - Somatic therapy - Trauma and PTSD - Addictions and substance use disorders - Infidelity
Online only
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Leonor Francisco

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Depression - Attention deficit disorder (ADD) - Psychotherapy - Psychiatry consultation - Relationship difficulties
Online only
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Rivia Mind

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Depression - Attention deficit disorder (ADD) - Psychotherapy - Psychiatry consultation - Relationship difficulties
Online only
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Wilmot Lambert

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Addiction - ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Trauma
In-person only
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Avena Psychological Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Relationship issues - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Life transitions
Online only
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Love Light Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Life transitions - Stress management - Trauma
Online only
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NOCD - Therapists for OCD

Group practice

Accepting clients from New Jersey

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Matt Wofsy

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Trauma - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Eating disorders
Online only
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1-20 of 20 providers who match your search criteria

9 Matching Therapists with No Availability

The following providers who match your search criteria in your area are currently not accepting new clients:

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Emily Barnett

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Not accepting new clients

ADHD - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Self-esteem - Mood disorders - Social anxiety
Online only
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Jada Philips

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Karen Yan

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Not accepting new clients

ADHD - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Stress management - Social anxiety - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
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Rob Magyar

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Couples counseling - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Men's health - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma
Online only
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Jing Yan

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

College & graduate student mental health - Child mental health - Cultural adjustment - Relationship issues - Mood disorders - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Diana Gomez

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Not accepting new clients

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Substance abuse
Online only
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Beatriz Floriano

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Not accepting new clients

Personality disorders - Mood disorders - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Bipolar disorder - Borderline personality disorder
Online only
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Orly Bentata-Goldenberg

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Relationships - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Stress management - Race & cultural identity
Online only
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Nicole Harris

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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There are 423 providers who meet your criteria but don't take your insurance

Therapy without using insurance can still be affordable. Did you know health insurance plans can reimburse 50-80% of session fees with out-of-network therapists? Learn if your plan qualifies:

FAQs about how to find a therapist in New Jersey

How do I find a therapist in New Jersey?

Find a therapist near you in New Jersey on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in New Jersey?

Yes, most New Jersey health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in New Jersey. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in New Jersey?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in New Jersey. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in New Jersey?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in New Jersey on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in New Jersey require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in New Jersey who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in New Jersey offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in New Jersey who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in New Jersey have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in New Jersey near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in New Jersey who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in New Jersey continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local New Jersey therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near New Jersey without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in New Jersey?

Start your search for mental health therapy in New Jersey on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in New Jersey; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in New Jersey?

Start your search for a great therapist in New Jersey on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of New Jersey or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in New Jersey go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in New Jersey?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in New Jersey, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in New Jersey include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in New Jersey also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most New Jersey providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in New Jersey?

There are several options for paying for therapy in New Jersey. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in New Jersey, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.

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