Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in River Vale, NJ.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in River Vale, New Jersey.


Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Anxiety Counselor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to River Vale.

Anxiety and stress take a hold on you and never let go, leaving you trapped and frozen. I help my clients to learn all about the magic of mindfulness practice. It's one of the most effective ways to put you in control of your emotions, rather than them controlling you. Imagine how great it would be to have an internal place of peace and serenity that you can use at any time to relax and become grounded. Mindfulness is an ancient practice that is also supported by scientific empirical studies. It's one of the best ways to change your life.

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to River Vale.

What are the factors associated with your anxiety? Quite often, individuals who suffer from anxiety do not understand why they are having anxiety. As we engage in therapy together, questions that I ask you in therapy will help me to understand the collaborative factors that may be causing your anxiety. I want to help you understand and resolve the underlying problems that are keeping your anxiety alive. I will use cognitive and dialectical behavior therapy approaches to help you get your anxiety under control. Come join me!

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Anxiety Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to River Vale.

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....

Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW

LMSW,PsyD, LCSW,LPC

In 10003 - Nearby to River Vale.

At Transformation Counseling Services each member of our clinical team is exceptionally trained in the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness for anxiety disorders. Our goal is to help our patients reduce their symptoms and improve in their daily lives. We help our clients learn concrete skills, and current evidence-based practices tailored to their unique needs with special attention paid to racial , social economic, cultural, and spiritual/religious beliefs. If you are ready to live a stress free life please contact us for a free consultation.

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

In 10016 - Nearby to River Vale.

Anxiety and stress hold you back from living and enjoying life to its full potential. Let's work together to explore the sources of your anxiety, stress, and distress, and work together to create positive, solutions-focused momentum to help you move forward and open up your possibilities As a postdoctoral psychology resident, I am highly trained, and strive to create a safe and supportive environment. I believe that each relationship is a unique interaction, and tailor my approach to each client’s needs, integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and a Humanistic approach.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11242 - Nearby to River Vale.

Many of my clients deal with severe levels of anxiety and stress. Whether it be work, relationship or simply life related, stress and anxiety can interfere with all areas of an individual’s life and make it difficult to achieve a sense of calmness and peace of mind. I use a CBT minded approach to help my clients learn to understand their stress and anxiety while at the same time learning how to control and manage the impact of stress and anxiety on their daily life.

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

In 10567 - Nearby to River Vale.

I will assist you from suffering and torchering yourself from anxiety and stress. These programs can be group or individual. I will help you overcome a variety of emotional issues that are often difficult and complicated. I use REBT methods and Emotional techniques to help you move forward in your life. Trained in many workshops in the fields of anxiety and depression from The Albert Ellis Institute, I will offer the best method possible for you to be a better self.

Lauren Spinella, LPC, NCC, CCATP
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Spinella, LPC, NCC, CCATP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07481 - Nearby to River Vale.

I am highly experienced in the area of anxiety and stress management, working with clients to truly understand the inner workings of their anxiety and stress responses so that they can find real, sustainable relief and liberation from them, and function in a way that feels better long term. I help clients not only build insight, but develop practical, effective skills to cope with anxiety and alleviate the stress that they are experiencing.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to River Vale.

Every human being faces some degree of anxiety and stress but there are times when their magnitude can become overwhelming and can rob you of your ability to function and enjoy life. Together we will explore the roots of your stress and anxiety, be they relational, job related, or from some other source. I will give you concrete strategies for dealing with them in the moment as well as helping you understand what changes you can make long term whicht will decrease your levels of stress and anxiety.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10011 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to River Vale.

Managing anxiety and stress often means learning some new skills, and that's where I come in. I've helped countless people with techniques that help them regain control. Sometimes medication is necessary, but more often anxiety and stress can be greatly reduced simply by using the right techniques. Actually, I've helped people turn their stress or anxiety into learning experiences that leave them feeling more empowered and competent in controlling their lives. If you like, I can help you do the same.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to River Vale.

Anxiety and stress are are essential to a productive life. However, like fuel in a car. Too little or too much can cause you to stall or damage your engine. Often the things we worry about are fantasies (or nightmares) about the future. Therapy for anxiety and stress often begin with developing mindfulness based practices. These practices will help you to non-judgmentally accept the present moment, find compassion for yourself and others, and learn techniques to cope with and tolerate distress and emotional overwhelm.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Anxiety Counselor

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to River Vale.

It's hard not to feel stress in today's world. Constant exposure to stress, without tools and practice to manage it begin to affect our physical health as well as emotional and mental well-being. Learning self-hypnosis, mindfulness and breathing techniques and reduce stress and improve how we react to stressful situations. Journaling, doodling, and visioning also reduce the impact of stress. Even if you don't consider yourself an artist, painting and drawing create peace thoughts. Learning a new hobby, such as knitting, whatever your age or gender, is documented to reduce stress. You can learn these techniques, strategies and skills in the comfort and privacy of my office.

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Anxiety Counselor

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to River Vale.

Good therapy helps uncover the root causes of anxiety, and finds ways to transcend the specific current issues and deals with the underlying sense of worry that seems to arise from nowhere. Anxiety arises due to one's own natural energies being turned back on oneself. I help you see that the anxiety and circular, repeated thinking are due to deeply-held messages. These restrictive messages cause you to feel that authentic self-expression is dangerous, not wanted, and unhealthy. Gradually discovering old traumas and hidden beliefs so they are fully understood and digested, frees you to live in more peace and more fulfilled.

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian
Anxiety Counselor

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian

Saranya Tracey, MA, Clinical Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Anxiety and stress can be caused by many factors that are circumstantial or a reminder of the past or a fear of repeating it. It is tied into depression as well. Do you feel incapable of dealing with certain things? Overwhelmed by circumstances? Is your self-confidence wanting? Do you feel stressed and anxious without any outer circumstance? Therapy will focus on the best ways for you to manage stress and anxiety and to be liberated from free-floating anxiety, even phobias, when you are managing the stressors, inner and outer, in your life and becoming free from them to live your life abundantly.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Anxiety Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

In 10598 - Nearby to River Vale.

Many individuals have anxiety and stress in their lives. Chris has treated clients for stress and anxiety through effective counseling and psychotherapy in Westchester and Putnam County. As a therapist, I partner with clients to offer techniques such as cognitive behavior therapy and solutions oriented counseling yielding good results. Many clients have generalized anxiety, panic attacks, or phobias that Chris has experience in treating these types of anxiety. Stress can impact clients in many ways where depression and anxiety effect your quality of life. With proper stress management counseling, clients can go back to normal functioning and enjoy life again.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anxiety Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to River Vale.

Many people have anxiety. Anxiety is the most common problem that clients bring into psychotherapy. Anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness, and dread. Sometimes you can say what it is bothering you. Your job or relationship may be causing you stress and you want to solve the problems. You don’t know how to deal with the mounting pressures. Friends will often say “don’t worry about it” but that doesn’t help. Sometimes you don’t really know what is bothering you it just is. I can show you how spot these feelings before they overwhelm you and what you can do about it. We’ll get clear on what has been difficult for you and how have you been feeling.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07446 - Nearby to River Vale.

We live in an age of high anxiety and stress. Anxiety symptoms include muscle tension, feelings of restlessness, feeling on edge, irritability, and fatigue. Many people also experience difficulty sleeping. Other symptoms of anxiety can also include constant worry, obsessive thinking or compulsions, that is, uncontrolled behaviors, such as excessive hand washing. Some people also experience fears or phobias, as well as panic attacks. The symptoms of all of the above can be on a continuum from mild to severe. Some of our staff here at the Mars & Venus Counseling Center are experienced in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Our experienced counselors, trained in the techniques of leaders in the field of anxiety disorders, will provide extensive...(view profile to read more)

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10605 - Nearby to River Vale.

Most individuals will encounter stress and anxiety throughout different times in life. How you manage stress is of key importance. When stress and anxiety overwhelm us we lose our footing. The Cognitive Behavioral approach to how we manage these stressors has become one of the most effective ways to regain control over our thoughts and behavior. Learning mindfulness techniques and recognizing ineffective thought patterns are tools you will learn to regain that footing. Let's work together so stress and anxiety does not continually become so overwhelming. Life's stressors are manageable wen you employ the right tools.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10605 - Nearby to River Vale.

The world is a demanding place these days and we get pulled in so many different directions—add to that the stress of having, keeping, or finding a job, family and/or relationship pressures—and anxiety and stress can so easily gain the upper hand. My goal as a therapist is to help you talk though your issues and concerns so that I can give you the tools to help you overcome your sources of anxiety and stress.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10543 - Nearby to River Vale.

I teach clients tools that they can use to help calm them when they are feeling stressed. I also teach clients specific strategies to keep their stress and anxiety-related thoughts from interfering with their lives. I give clients positive and adaptive responses to stress. I explore with clients the root of their their fears and the importance of not letting those fears keep them from doing the things they want to do.

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider

In 11030 - Nearby to River Vale.

Anxiety can feel so overwhelming and we often don't realize the things that we may be doing that maintains our anxiety and makes it worse to cope with. I can help you understand where your anxiety is coming from, learn and apply real-world skills to manage it, and teach you how to replace unhelpful behaviors with more meaningful, value-oriented choices and decisions so that you can start feeling better and take back your life.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to River Vale.

The amount of stress you are under is pretty intense. It's causing you to worry about pretty much everything in your life. It’s like you’re constantly playing over and over again what might happen. It's to the point it's hard to think about anything else. I can help you. I will teach you better coping skills and strategies to help regain a sense of control over the things in life that cause you to worry. Call now to schedule an appointment.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to River Vale.

You will learn where your anxiety and stress come from and find creative ways to explore it and heal it. Anxiety can be very complicated. I will help reflect characteristics, behaviors, thoughts, and emotions that you are unable to see in yourself. The more you learn about yourself, the more predictable life becomes and the lower stress we experience on a daily basis. Daily stress equals chronic stress. Chronic stress is very unhealthy for us. You will learn coping skills for your in-the-moment anxiety and long-term skills to lower chronic stress. I am a Certified HeartMath Practitioner and can work with you through HRV biofeedback to reduce stress.



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River Vale is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 4.06 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of River Vale is 10,033 people with 3,406 households and a median annual income of $132,265. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in River Vale is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local River Vale public health department.