Depression Therapists in New Jersey — Zencare

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Depression is a common mental health challenge, and it’s natural for many people to experience bouts of sadness, low energy, irritability, and/or loss of interest in normal activities. When these feelings become overwhelming or interfere with daily life, it can be helpful to seek out a trained therapist to understand where depressive thoughts are coming from and develop coping skills to respond more effectively to triggers.

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Laura  Venuto

Laura Venuto

Therapist
Life transitionsAnxietyDepressionCultural adjustmentParentingMaternal mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person

Lucy  Bichsel

Lucy Bichsel

Therapist
Couples therapyTraumaRelationship competenceDepressionPersonality disordersDivorce and separation
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Merav  Gur

Merav Gur

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsSelf-esteemWomen's issuesSocial anxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Nellie  Vial

Nellie Vial

Therapist
DepressionGrief and lossCouplesRelationshipsParentingLife transitions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Joshua  Tal

Joshua Tal

Therapist
174 Grand Avenue
Sleep disordersConcussionsChronic illnessMindfulness
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Priyanka  Upadhyaya

Priyanka Upadhyaya

Therapist
349 East Northfield Road
TraumaDepressionAnxietyDivorceCouples counselingCo-parenting
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Danielle  Naghi

Danielle Naghi

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionTraumaLGBTQIA topicsIdentity developmentRelationships
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Anees  Benferhat

Anees Benferhat

Psychiatrist
AnxietyTraumaDepressionIdentity developmentCultural adjustmentPeak performance
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Elisabeth  Coffey

Elisabeth Coffey

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionFailure to Launch/Young Adults and Parents of Young AdultsSubstance abuseTrauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Hillary  Albert

Hillary Albert

Therapist
45 River Road
AnxietyAddictionEating disordersDepressionRelationshipsMindfulness
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Nadine  O'Reilly

Nadine O'Reilly

Therapist
163 Engle Street
AnxietyDepressionTraumaCollege & graduate student mental healthPerfectionismProcrastination
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Matt  McKevitt

Matt McKevitt

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionLoss and griefLife transitionsMen's healthAdoption & foster care
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Marissa  Tolero

Marissa Tolero

Therapist
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsRace & cultural identity Anxiety College & graduate student mental healthPerfectionism Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Judith  Rosenbaum

Judith Rosenbaum

Therapist
Depression Anxiety Couples counselingDrug addiction & abuseFamily issuesPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Accepting new clients online

Jenna  Sackman

Jenna Sackman

Therapist
Anxiety Life transitions Relationship issuesSelf-esteemCollege & graduate student mental health Depression
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Victoria  Goldenberg

Victoria Goldenberg

Therapist
Depression Anxiety Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthCollege & graduate student mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Christine M. Snyder

Christine M. Snyder

Therapist
InfidelityArtists' mental healthPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthMen's healthAttachment issues Relationship issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Roberto  Colangeli

Roberto Colangeli

Therapist
Depression LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsRace & cultural identitySocial anxiety Work stress

Accepting new clients online

Avena Psychological Services

Avena Psychological Services

Group practice
Adjustment difficulties & disorders Relationship issues Anxiety Depression Trauma Life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Kimberly  Chase

Kimberly Chase

Therapist
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsCommunication issues Life transitions Couples counseling Depression Addiction

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Judy  Lapides

Judy Lapides

Therapist
Anxiety Attachment issuesIdentity development Life transitionsWomen's issues Relationship issues

Accepting new clients online

Blair  Pallas

Blair Pallas

Therapist
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) Anxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Diane  Gilbert

Diane Gilbert

Therapist
Loss, grief, and bereavement Anxiety Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Serina  Pino

Serina Pino

Therapist
Men's healthSubstance abuse Relationship issues Stress managementFamily issues Depression
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Stephanie  Kerrigan

Stephanie Kerrigan

Therapist
Binge eating disorderWeight loss & management Stress managementChronic illnessInsomnia & sleep issues Anxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Noelia  Breitman

Noelia Breitman

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Trauma Relationship issues Stress managementBipolar disorder
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Stella  Jang

Stella Jang

Therapist
Mood disorders Relationship issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Suhana  DeLeon-Sanchez

Suhana DeLeon-Sanchez

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
ADHD Anxiety Stress managementInsomnia & sleep issues DepressionPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Andrew  Lima

Andrew Lima

Therapist
ADHD Anxiety Chronic pain Depression Stress managementChronic illness

Accepting new clients online

Timothy  Kelly

Timothy Kelly

Therapist
ADHD Anxiety DepressionPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Trauma Work stress
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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?

Therapists located in New Jersey offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. 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. All 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.