Counseling in Paramus, NJ. Find the Right Therapist.

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R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT

R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage therapist and Lic LCSW

666 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park, New Jersey 07432 | 201-445-0550

Are you feeling distressed, anxious or mildly depressed about your love relationship or relationships in general? I am a Psychotherapist and Marriage Therapist who has been in practice for 30 years. I help people learn the tools and skills to have better relationships.

Philip Kolba, MA

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

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Location: Paramus, New Jersey

Paramus, New Jersey

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Related Sites:
Borough of Paramus
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Therapy Paramus, NJ

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Residents of Paramus, New Jersey can enjoy some of the most robust shopping in the country right in their back yard. In fact, more revenue from retail sales is generated in Paramus than in any other ZIP code in the United States. If shopping isn't up your alley, take the family to catch a flick at the AMC Theatre at Westfield Garden State Plaza, where you're sure to find a movie to see on one of it's sixteen screens. If your family prefers to spend time together outside, consider a visit to one of the two public golf courses in the city. Saddle River County Park is another great outdoors option, with a six-mile long bike trail that winds along the Saddle River. The path takes you from ponds to forests to open areas, with playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts, and other amenities along the way.1 There's something for everyone in Paramus.

Mental Health in Paramus

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Bergen County offers a place for local residents to share their experiences, learn from one another, engage with mental health professionals, and develop healthy coping skills. Individuals who suffer from a mood disorder facilitate groups, so they understand what it's like to be depressed or manic. Groups meet on a weekly basis and are offered for free. Groups are open for family and friends to attend as well.2

Individuals with a developmental disability can participate in the numerous day programs offered by the Center for Family Support. These day programs meet each weekday and provide an environment in which disabled residents can develop life skills, social skills, and job skills. Participants in the program often choose how they spend their day, which facilitates greater self-sufficiency and improved self-esteem. Their interaction with community members and co-workers further fosters independence and integration into society. For details regarding the day programs available in the Paramus area, call 201-262-4021.3

Current Education

Ensuring that children with special needs receive the proper support, treatment, and education is the primary focus of the Paramus Public Schools' Special Education Department and the Bergen County Special Services School District. The Paramus Public Schools offer comprehensive services to disabled children, including speech, occupational, and physical therapies, life skills trainings, vocational education, and school-based counseling services. All programs are individualized to meet each child's needs and fulfill their goals as outlined in their educational plan.4 Students at the Bergen County Special Services School District also benefit from specialized programs to meet their unique needs. The district's Autism Continuum offers children with autism spectrum disorders the appropriate support services that facilitate their optimal academic, social, and emotional growth. Services begin as early as age three and extend until students are 21 years of age. Family support groups, inclusion trainings, and transition planning all promote self-sufficiency and independence for families and their autistic child.5 For more detailed information about these programs, call the Paramus Public Schools at 201-261-7800 or the Bergen County Special Services School District 201-343-6000.


References

1. Bergen County, New Jersey. (2017). Saddle River County Park. Retrieved from http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/?nid=845
2. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Bergen County. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://dbsanewjersey.org/bergen-county/
3. Center for Family Support. (2017). New Jersey Day Programs. Retrieved from http://www.cfsny.org/about-us/programs-and-services/nj-day-programs/
4. Paramus Public Schools. (2017). Special Education Department. Retrieved from http://www.paramus.k12.nj.us/ppsd/Student%20Services/
5. Bergen County Special Services School District. (2017). Autism Continuum. Retrieved from http://bcss.bergen.org/index.php/bcss-programs/autism

Paramus is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 10.44 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Paramus is 26,974 people with 8,470 households and a median annual income of $100,272. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Paramus, NJ

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Paramus is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Paramus public health department.