Social Anxiety Therapists in New Jersey — Zencare

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Social anxiety is a mental health condition characterized by an overwhelming fear of social situations. For those who struggle with social anxiety, everyday activities like meeting or speaking with people are persistently accompanied by intense worry. Social anxiety causes distress and can seriously impact daily life and relationships, as people tend to avoid or escape their feared social situations. Social anxiety can also involve the physical symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks.

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Arianna  Eisenberg

Arianna Eisenberg

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionTraumaRelationshipsLife transitions
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Dhvani  Lindsey

Dhvani Lindsey

Therapist
AnxietyCouples counselingLife transitionsRelationshipsWork stress
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Merav  Gur

Merav Gur

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsSelf-esteemWomen's issuesSocial anxiety
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Emily  Rubin

Emily Rubin

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionCouples counselingLGBTQIA topicsRelationships Sex Therapy
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Alice  Forsyth

Alice Forsyth

Therapist
Family issuesLoss and griefAnxietyDepressionCaregiver stressEnd-of-life
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Eva  Stark

Eva Stark

Therapist
71 Grand Avenue
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsCouples counselingParenting
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Marissa  Tolero

Marissa Tolero

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

Brooke English

Therapist
Trauma Anxiety Depression Existential crisis & challengesSelf-esteemSpirituality & religion
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Judith  Rosenbaum

Judith Rosenbaum

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

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tete dumbo

tete dumbo

Group practice
College & graduate student mental healthAdolescent mental health Anxiety Women's issuesArtists' mental health

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Susan  Hodos

Susan Hodos

Therapist
Relationship issues Depression Anxiety Attachment issuesFamily issuesSelf-esteem
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Judith  Glick

Judith Glick

Therapist
Depression Anxiety Loss, grief, and bereavementAging related concernsCaregiver stress & supportChronic illness
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Linda Martine Lauretta

Linda Martine Lauretta

Therapist
Anxiety Communication issues DepressionSelf-esteem Work stressAyurvedic Lifestyle Counseling
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Roberto  Colangeli

Roberto Colangeli

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

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Susan  Keefer

Susan Keefer

Therapist
Anxiety Attachment issues Existential crisis & challengesWomen's issues Life transitionsMood disorders
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Sima Christina Paul

Sima Christina Paul

Psychiatrist
ADHDAdolescent mental healthChild mental health Anxiety DepressionBipolar disorder
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Joanne  DeRosa

Joanne DeRosa

Therapist
Alcohol use disorder & addictionAttachment issuesTrauma
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Engage Psychotherapy

Engage Psychotherapy

Group practice
Trauma LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Couples counselingFamily issues Loss, grief, and bereavement Stress management
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Lindsay  Haug

Lindsay Haug

Therapist
Anxiety Child mental healthWomen's issues Life transitions DepressionDivorce & separation
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Kristi  Phillips

Kristi Phillips

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Career counseling Stress management Work stressCommunication issues
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Blair  Pallas

Blair Pallas

Therapist
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) Anxiety
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Ashley N Junghans-Rutelonis

Ashley N Junghans-Rutelonis

Therapist
Stress managementWomenAssertiveness Career counseling Anxiety Psychological evaluations & testing
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Jackie  Tassiello

Jackie Tassiello

Therapist
18-20 Lackawanna Plaza
Life transitions Anxiety PerfectionismMind-body connectionSelf-esteemBurnout
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Brinley  Kaston

Brinley Kaston

Therapist
Anxiety Life transitionsDatingSelf-esteemAdjustment difficulties & disorders
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A Work of Heart Counseling

A Work of Heart Counseling

Group practice
Anxiety Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthChild & Adolescent Mental HealthWomen's issuesObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
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Noelia  Breitman

Noelia Breitman

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Trauma Relationship issues Stress managementBipolar disorder
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Stella  Jang

Stella Jang

Therapist
Mood disorders Relationship issues
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Dana  Spada

Dana Spada

Therapist
Addiction Anxiety Couples counseling Depression Relationship issues Stress management
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Accepting new clients online

Paige  Freeman

Paige Freeman

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Family issues Life transitionsTransition to new parenthoodWorry
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Emilia  McGloin

Emilia McGloin

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Loss, grief, and bereavementObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) Stress management Trauma
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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.