Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in North Bergen, NJ.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in North Bergen, New Jersey.


Anxiety Counselor

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Bergen

While we all live with some degree of anxiety and stress in our lives, there are times when the anxiety and stress levels overwhelm us and our usual ways of coping no longer work. When overwhelmed by stress an anxiety, it is not uncommon to shut down, engage in poor decision making or partake in destructive escape routes. I help clients gain perspective, problem-solve, and find ways to increase support during times of extreme stress, anxiety, loss and disappointment. Clients with whom I work with on issues of anxiety and stress report feeling more hopeful, more capable, reassured and better able to tackle life's challenges and disappointments.

Anxiety Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Does your life feel overwhelming to you? Do you spend too much time struggling to make decisions? Are dread and nervousness part of your daily life? Do you feel anxious spending time alone and/or full of dread at the prospect of socializing? Sharing your concerns in a safe environment can help dampen down anxiety and provide an opportunity to address the underlying issues.

Anxiety Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Anxiety- a condition affecting nearly 20 million Americans. It can impair a person’s ability to function in a work or school environment, social situations or in other areas of life. Symptoms can include: • excessive worry • apprehensive anticipation or avoidance of situations • intrusive and worried thoughts or concerns • restlessness • feeling “on edge” • difficulty concentrating • irritability • sleep disturbance (difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, nightmares, etc.) Anxiety may also cause a number of physical symptoms (muscle tension, excessive sweating, headaches, elevated blood pressure, etc.) Talk therapy and medication have proven to be helpful in treating anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

Within driving distance of North Bergen

A simple statement about the states of anxiety, depression and satisfaction might be: Depression is living in the past, Anxiety is living in the future, and satisfaction is living in the here and now. We have habitual patterns of thinking, and whole sets of beliefs underlying those patterns. Escaping from the grip of these is very enlivening. Just by taking the step of reaching out, the process begins.

Anxiety Counselor

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Anxiety; panic attacks; phobias; & obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)/ obsessive compulsive personality disorder are all manifestations of the Anxiety Disorders. Phobias are usually treated by exposure-desensitization techniques, while anxiety & panic disorders respond well to exploration of triggers, identification of maladaptive cognitions & illogical thinking, stress mgmnt, as well as awareness of what occurs or soothes as symptoms abate. Many patients will improve when medication is incorporated into treatment. Distraction, refocusing, & reinforcement techniques may also be introduced. I have occasionally found it helpful to treat OCD d/o's with analogs to self-help addictive treatment.

Anxiety Counselor

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of North Bergen

I often think that anxiety is a difficulty that shows great promise--because it's really misdirected energy moving in unhelpful directions: panic, stress, etc. and energy itself is a gift. The key is how, together, we find ways to make it more productive by identifying whatever fuels it and lends it power. I've treated so many people for anxiety and they have made great progress, either reducing or eliminating the symptoms.

Anxiety Counselor

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Our clinicians often Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques to treat individuals struggling with anxiety. CBT refers to a class of interventions with the basic premise that maladaptive cognitions (general beliefs, or schemas, about the world, the self, and the future, giving rise to specific and automatic thoughts in particular situations) contribute to the maintenance of emotional distress and behavioral problems. The basic model posits that therapeutic strategies to change these maladaptive cognitions lead to changes in emotional distress and problematic behaviors. Our clinicians help you learn how to challenge and control these thoughts so you can regain control of your life.

Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Anxiety is the feeling of worry, apprehension, fear, and panic including heart palpatations in response to situations which seem overwhelming, threatening, unsafe or uncomfortable. Are you or have you experienced any of these emotions? Do you experience social anxiety when in group situations? We convey feelings of empathy, concern and caring, as we seek to help you to resolve your concerns.

Anxiety Counselor

Chloe Carmichael, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Stress is a normal part of everyday life, but prolonged periods of stress can negatively impact your physical and mental health. Dr. Chloe and her associates have found that oftentimes, clients struggling with anxiety benefit from the opportunity to sample a variety of techniques to find the ones that are most relaxing for them. Allow us to work with you to tailor a stress reduction program for your particular needs. You may also want to try Dr. Chloe's online CBT for anxiety program, www.AnxietyWebinar.com.

Anxiety Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Art focuses on clients to re-encounter the positive skills they have already known and used, but that life problems made them temporarily forget. This way, clients rely on their own strengths and initiatives for their lives. Treatment will also provide opportunities to learn and apply new skills that in time will become part of the clients' lives.Tool Box for Life and Relational Skills When clients graduate from treatment, they take with them a box full of "tools", such as effective anger management techniques, avoiding confrontations that lead to negative expressions of anger, resolving conflict peacefully and quietly, making the right decisions in every aspect of life, and perseverance to alw....

Anxiety Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of North Bergen

My experience is that everyone can overcome anxiety. Whether the anxiety is experienced as physical discomfort in the belly, chest or throat; or annoying, intrusive thoughts in the form of "what if's;" or general restlessness, counseling can be wonderfully helpful and curative. My own method includes: 1. teaching relaxation and breathing techniques, 2. mindfulness practice or hypnosis to enhance your ability to focus, as well as to support your sense of control over your own thoughts, and 3. psychotherapy to help you move forward in your life by understanding and overcoming the deeper causes of your worries and discomfort.

Anxiety Counselor

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara work supportively and educatively to help you gain a sense of mastery with respect to your anxiety and stress. For over 40 years, we have helped the victims of abusive relationships, work stress, emotional burnout, identity concerns, & perfectionsitic personalities who partake in unhealthy habits. Clients have often reported a sense of relief and appreciation over being well-understood and accepted by Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara. Our practical and reasonable therapeutic approaches build your healthy self-esteem and provide you with the tools for enhanced growth and effectiveness while facing life's challenges. Often within a few sessions, clients feel better.

Anxiety Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of North Bergen

Anxiety and stress are interrelated. Generally people with anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, tend to internalize conflicts that cause them to always be stressed out, which affects their thinking and behavior. Through an eclectic psychotherapy approach that includes psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioral work, I help them release the fears and angers that underlie the build-up of stress. In time they learn to moderate their feelings, cope better with stressful situations and live a calmer life.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in North Bergen, NJ.

Thank you for visiting our New Jersey page of stress therapists in North Bergen, New Jersey who are skilled and experienced in dealing with anxiety, worry, and panic in all its forms.  Worry and stress can cause a myriad of physical symptoms and wreck havoc on both our personal life and our relationships. Counseling for stress and PTSD in North Bergen, NJ will give you healthy tools and help you move forward. Let's get started. Reach out to us today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

North Bergen is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 5.13 square miles and a water area of 0.43 square miles.  The population of North Bergen is 62,993 people with 21,676 households and a median annual income of $55,222. .


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Therapy in North Bergen is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your North Bergen therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility