Family Counseling Services in Linden, NJ.

Find a family therapist in Linden, New Jersey. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

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

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of Linden

I was trained in Minuchin Family Therapy with Jorge Colapinto during the 1980's at the Community Center for Mental Health in Dumont, New Jersey, where I worked with family members of the severely mentally ill population. I've been providing family and couples therapy since that time, either with individual families or in a multi-family group format. Structural Family Therapy identifies the maladaptive communication and behavioral patterns within the family structure. Sometimes changing just one dynamic among family members can increase adaptive functioning, communication, and relationships. My degrees are: MA in psychology, MS in clinical social work, and PhD in social work.

Family Therapist

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Linden

Dr. Vaughan has helped families to enhance connections and heal wounds for 15 years. Working with the entire family or particular members, Dr. Vaughan provides a non-judgmental setting in which individuals can openly express needs and concerns. She helps individuals gain the skills needed to foster understanding by and for other family members. Family therapy with Dr. Vaughan improves family bonds and mutual acceptance among family members, and provides families with the tools needed to sustain meaningful connections.

Family Therapist

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Within driving distance of Linden

When a family doesn’t work well together there’s little peace, contentment or fun at home. I work with families to help identify the non-working dynamics that may be repetitively occurring and causing ruptures and resentments. Family therapy can help strengthen the resiliency of a family after a crisis, as well as break long-standing destructive patterns. Sessions allow for everyone’s voice to be heard and often include defining each individual’s role and responsibility.

Family Therapist

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MM, MT-BC, NMT

Neurologic Music Therapist

Within driving distance of Linden

Our music therapists specialize in reaching children, teens, and young adults, including those with special needs like autism, ADHD, and Down's syndrome, as well as siblings of children with special needs who are working to identify their role or voice in the family. Individualized music exercises conducted by our highly trained therapists can address coping strategies, social skills, functional speech, and more!

Family Therapist

Helen Borel, RN,MFA,PhD

PsychoTherapist and PsychoAnalyst

Within driving distance of Linden

Often one family member stands out as "troubled". But every close relative is hurt by painful family dynamics, many repeated down generations. Ultimately, such families produce children, who become adults, without the child they were ever having been given a chance to grow up. In this state of developmental arrest, the damaged Child Self lives life, housed in the older adult body, still unconsciously yearning to have its unmet early needs for love and approval fulfilled. My successful Family Therapy relieves your pain, teaches parents and grown children New Behaviors, New Ways to Communicate, and Solidifies each one's SELF-Love. That is, the SELF-EMPATHY essential to feel what others feel.

Family Therapist

Barbara Dietz, LCSW

Within driving distance of Linden

Family life is a multi-layered experience for each person. No two family members experience family life, or the relationships within the family, in exactly the same way. For this reason, family therapy is a very active, dynamic process. Although several family members may see me initially to explain what they think is problematic, I like to see the entire family together as soon as possible. My work with families focuses on helping each person explain their needs and hear how others in the family feel hurt and misunderstood. Reducing the stress and conflict within the family is the purpose of learning in sessions how to communicate clearly.

Family Therapist

Judith Rapley Waterman, LMSW, ACC

Licensed social worker and Certified coach

Within driving distance of Linden

A lot of who we are today as adults comes from our families of origins. Even when we are conscious about the not so good areas and set great intentions to not repeat patterns, we see where what we claimed we wouldn't do or be seems to pop up without our noticing. In family work, whether together or individually, we go backwards to go forward to figure out who and how you want and choose to show up moving forward. You can't change what you were given but you can work on deciding on how you show up in your future.

Family Therapist

Edward Pino, M.S. NCC, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Linden

Ed has developed a unique approach to meeting client needs. This approach moves beyond the conventional session structure providing you, the client, a greater opportunity to utilize the tools and insight gained in session. Ed's goal for clients is to move through counseling in the most efficient way. This helps you to resolve issues and move forward to fully enjoy your life and purpose. "Life must be Enjoyed, Not Endured

Family Therapist

Jeff Robinson, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Linden

A family is a system. When one member of the system is experiencing something, he/she will, affect the other members of the family. Family therapy needs to be done right. It is a delicate balancing act--making sure each member is feeling heard and supported, but also to have the members acknowledge that each plays a role in promoting positive change. Open minds, open hearts are required for this to work.

Family Therapist

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

Within driving distance of Linden

Is your family fighting? Do you avoid discussing certain issues? Is a family member suffering or engaging in self-defeating behaviors that scare the entire family? Family Therapy can help each individual take responsibility for his/her own behavior and make the necessary changes to improve life satisfaction. Family therapy also allows for each member to learn how to communicate effectively and respectfully, so that the entire family can be more constructive at handling any crisis or challenge. If your family is struggling, please consider contacting us. We would be happy to answer your questions and schedule an appointment to begin the work of improving your family's situation.

Family Therapist

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

Within driving distance of Linden

In working with families and conflicts, I approach it more as an organic facilitation process rather than traditional therapy. Utilizing new human technologies, we come to understand that there is no right or wrong or good and bad. Yet, there are insidious unconscious dynamics that are powerful and can cause blind spots. Our process together will tease apart these dynamics while working on resolving them, thereby uncovering new fields of possibilities.

Family Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Linden

I focus on specific relationships , rather than the entire family. Like I do in couples work, I would see the two of you both together and individually. I evaluate these cases carefully to make sure that I would be able to be of service to both of you. Usually whatever is going wrong has a long history, and we will unravel that. It may take a bit of time, but can be done if you are willing and patient.

Family Therapist

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

Within driving distance of Linden

I work with expecting and new parents around issues that come up either in planning for a new baby or in the postpartum year. I offer two services, one in my clinical practice treating the range of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, which often involves work with partners and family members. I also provide parent coaching services, and you can find more information about this on my professional website.



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Thank you for visiting our New Jersey search of licensed family therapists in Linden.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Linden right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Linden is located in Union County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 10.68 square miles and a water area of 0.72 square miles.  The population of Linden is 42,021 people with 14,235 households and a median annual income of $63,250. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Linden, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Linden are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans