Michele Nardella, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Warren, New Jersey 07059
I work with individuals, couples and families to help them identify and address the difficult issues that are standing in the way of the strong, loving relationships they deserve. I strive to help all clients establish positive communication skills and stronger relationships. I provide a safe and supportive environment where they can explore and address feelings of hurt or anger and develop goals that will move them toward healing and reconnection.
Marion Rollings, PhD
236 West High Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805
Depression can be debilitating, but it can also be a dull ache that underlies one's everyday activities. You may appear to be doing "fine" but underneath it all, there is a depressed feeling that does not go away. Using an integrative approach, I can help you work through the underlying issues while addressing the day to day challenges. Seasonal depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is also a common and highly treatable depressed state that is often seen in the colder, darker months and around holidays.
Ruth Altamura-ROll, MA, NCC, LCP
Licensed Professional Counselor
Sometimes depression is based in chemical imbalances in our brains. Sometimes depression is caused by the situations in our lives. Learning how to cope with depression is a skill that can be learned and practiced. The pain of depression is often disabling. However, the beliefs we have and the choices we make today can make the difference tomorrow. Medication is not always necessary and is never enough for healing for the pain of depression. I will offer support and techniques to guide you through those dark and depressed times. Life can be filled with joy, hope and serenity. Learn how positive living and positive thinking breaks through the darkness of depression.
Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
25 Oakbrook Place, Somerset, New Jersey 08873
Dr. Marty has developed his own approach to handling depression he calls Focused Short Term Therapy (FSTT)* It combines new cutting edge therapies in the field of energy psychology as well as short term focusing on the depression. When appropriate Dr. Marty uses hypnosis and self hypnosis as well. To learn more about this approach you can go to: http://drmartytashman.com/focused-short-term-therapy-fstt-2/
Janice DellaBadia, LCSW
Psychotherapist, Professional Coaching
office near, Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Depression, intense sadness, mood that is up and then down, happy and sad. Depression strikes young and old, teens and adults. At times its a certain event or situation that creates depression. Perhaps a loss that is being grieved; divorce, separation, toxic relationships, low self-esteem/confidence, feelings of being "stuck," loss of feeling happy doing the things you used to enjoy, sleep disturbance, appetite/eating, and more. I offer a safe, compassionate environment for you to talk about what is on your mind. I offer solution-focused, thought reframing techniques that will put you on the road to recovery and living the life you want.
Suzi Sena, EdS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
365 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076
Do you feel helpless, stuck, or hopeless? Did these feelings happen suddenly or did they gradually creep in, taking the joy out of life? My clients describe a variety of reasons for the root cause of their depression – rejection, embarrassment, unemployment, criticism, relationship endings, loss, trauma, difficult childhood, or midlife career transitions. We find what is causing your depression and create a path to finding happiness and joy. A variety of techniques are used such as cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, mindfulness, support, and lifestyle changes to uncover how you can experience enjoyment and pleasure in your life.
Steven Sussman, Ph.D
Licensed NJ & NY Psychologist
615 Sherwood Pkwy, Mountainside, NJ, New Jersey 07092
Children and adolescents who act out due to symptoms of AD/HD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and School Underachievement constantly receive negative feedback from parents, teachers, and peers. This results in underlying feelings of helplessness and hopelessness leading to depression. I motivate such children to develop self-control which leads to improved academic and social skills. This leads to social acceptance and academic achievement and self-esteem rises. Helplessness and hopelessness dissipate and depression and anxiety lessen.
Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator
324 Raritan Avenue, Suite 111, Highland Park, New Jersey 08904
Depression is often controlled by our unconscious feelings, thoughts, memories, and dreams. Drawing on Positive Psychology and other therapeutic models, I help clients to understand how we relive early experiences unconsciously, and I coach them on behavioral techniques they can use to overcome the vicious cycle of negativity and change their present. These include a blend of empirically based techniques clients can use at work or at home to overcome depression, end self-sabotage, and get unstuck.