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Top 10 Best Therapists in Newark, NJ

Our practice specializes in supporting individuals facing various mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, sleep difficulties, and emotional regulation issues. We offer personalized, compassionate care tailored to help each person navigate their unique journey towards healing and wellness.

If you're struggling with these issues, our evidence-based therapies and experienced clinicians can provide the support you need. We encourage you to reach out if you're interested in working with us and exploring how we can assist you on your path to better mental health.

However, our practice may not be the best fit for everyone. If you're seeking couples therapy, family therapy, assistance with eating disorders or substance abuse, or therapy for children under 12, we recommend finding professionals who specialize in those areas to ensure you receive the most effective care.

10 best Newark therapists

Best Therapists for OCD and Anxiety

Dr. Brendan Guarino - Keystone Psychotherapy

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Dr. Brendan Guarino, PsyD, is a compassionate therapist specializing in OCD, anxiety disorders, and trauma at Keystone Psychotherapy. With seven years of clinical experience, he excels in eliciting meaningful behavioral change and enhancing lives. His expertise also extends to supporting First Responders and improving sports performance in athletes. Dr. Guarino's tailored, evidence-based approach ensures specialized support for his clients, making him an outstanding choice for those seeking lasting improvements in their lives.

  • Location: Hoboken, NJ

  • Specialties: Treating OCD, First Responders, Sports Performance, Anxiety

  • Services: Individual therapy, Group therapy, Trauma-focused therapy

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Dr. Rebecca Holczer

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Dr. Rebecca Holczer, PsyD, is an exceptional therapist with a primary focus on OCD, trauma, and anxiety. With twelve years of experience, Dr. Holczer possesses a profound understanding of OCD and its effects on mental health. Her evidence-based and personalized approach makes her an invaluable asset for individuals seeking specialized therapy for OCD. I highly recommend Dr. Holczer for her unwavering dedication to helping individuals overcome OCD challenges and reclaim their lives.

  • Location: Hoboken, NJ

  • Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Trauma, Life transitions

  • Services: Individual therapy, Group therapy, Trauma-focused therapy

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Best Therapists for Trauma and BPD

Dr. Stephen Scherer - Rise Psychological Services

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Dr. Stephen Scherer, Ph.D., brings over 11 years of therapy experience specializing in anxiety, trauma, BPD, and various mental health conditions at Rise Psychological Services. His compassionate and solution-focused therapeutic approach empowers individuals toward lasting well-being. Dr. Scherer utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities that prioritize fostering resilience and personal growth, providing a safe and supportive environment for clients to develop coping strategies and redefine their relationship with themselves and the world.

  • Location: Hoboken, NJ

  • Specialties: Anxiety, BPD, Depression, Trauma, Parent Coaching, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Services: Individual therapy, Group therapy, DBT skills training

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Dr. Shimon Littman - Center for Collaborative Behavioral Health

Dr. Shimon Littman, PsyD, is the founder of the Center for Collaborative Behavioral Health, specializing in BPD, anxiety, and personalized mental health care. With extensive experience in treating various mental health issues, Dr. Littman is dedicated to providing tailored, client-centered therapy. His practice emphasizes collaboration between therapist and client, ensuring that treatment is aligned with individual needs and goals. Dr. Littman's expertise and commitment make him an excellent choice for those seeking thoughtful and personalized therapeutic care.

  • Location: Online therapy

  • Specialties: BPD, Anxiety, Depression, Life transitions

  • Services: Individual therapy, Couples therapy, Family therapy

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Best Therapists for Specific Phobias

Shoshana Levie - Lukin Center for Psychotherapy

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Shoshana Levie is a licensed clinical social worker(LCSW), specializing in phobias, OCD, trauma, and anxiety and co-occurring disorders, drawing from nine years of experience as a therapist. Her evidence-based and personalized approach, along with expertise in anxiety disorders and trauma, makes her an invaluable resource for those seeking specialized therapy. Rooted in empathy and collaboration, her therapy creates a safe space for clients to explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, empowering them to develop effective coping strategies, reduce anxiety, and embark on a healing journey of self-discovery and growth.

  • Location: Hoboken, NJ

  • Specialties: Anxiety disorders, Specific phobias, OCD

  • Services: Individual therapy, Group therapy, Trauma-focused therapy

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Best Therapists for Couples, Relationships, and Sexual Therapy

Blue Anchor Psychology

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Blue Anchor Psychology, located in River Edge, NJ, offers evidence-based mental health services for couples, relationship issues, and sexual therapy. Their team of experienced therapists is dedicated to helping clients improve their relationships, enhance communication, and address sexual concerns with empathy and expertise. Blue Anchor Psychology provides a supportive and confidential environment where couples can work through challenges and family conflicts and achieve a deeper understanding and connection.

  • Location: River Edge, NJ; New York, NY

  • Specialties: Couples therapy, Relationship issues, Sexual therapy

  • Services: Couples therapy, Individual therapy, Sexual therapy

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Ian Richmond - Ian Richmond Counseling

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Ian Richmond is a licensed professional counselor who is committed therapist adept at addressing a range of mental health concerns, particularly specializing in assisting young professionals, couples, and individuals coping with workplace challenges, anxiety, and ADHD managing life transitions at Ian Richmond Counseling. With six years of clinical mental health counseling experience, Ian provides a compassionate and tailored approach to his clients. His method is uniquely crafted to meet each individual's needs, providing coping skills and emphasizing the cultivation of self-esteem and resilience and fostering positive transformations.

  • Location: Paramus, NJ

  • Specialties: Young professionals, Couples, Workplace Issues, Anxiety, ADHD

  • Services: Individual therapy, Couples therapy, Group therapy

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Dr. Barry Eichenbaum - Couples Therapy Specialists

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Dr. Barry Eichenbaum is a renowned therapist specializing in couples therapy. With extensive experience and a deep understanding of relationship dynamics, Dr. Eichenbaum helps couples navigate challenges and improve their relationships. His approach focuses on enhancing communication, resolving conflicts, and fostering intimacy, making him an excellent choice for couples seeking to work on their intimacy related issues.

  • Location: River Edge and Lakewood, NJ; New York NY

  • Specialties: Couples therapy, Relationship issues

  • Services: Couples therapy, Premarital counseling, Conflict resolution

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Best Therapists for Children with Anxiety

Dr. Devorah Scher - Rider the Wave Center

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Dr. Devorah Scher, PsyD, is the founder of Rider the Wave Center, specializing in evidence-based care for children suffering from anxiety. With a compassionate and tailored approach, Dr. Scher helps children navigate their anxiety and develop effective coping strategies. Her practice provides a safe and supportive environment where children can express their thoughts and feelings, enabling them to build resilience and confidence. I highly recommend Dr. Scher for her dedication to improving the mental health and well-being of children.

  • Location: River Edge, NJ

  • Specialties: Children's anxiety, OCD

  • Services: Individual therapy for children, Parent coaching, Anxiety management

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Dr. Shira Donath

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Dr. Shira Donath, a licensed psychologist, is dedicated to helping individuals improve their quality of life by treating OCD, anxiety, mood disorders, and behavioral and interpersonal difficulties. Dr. Donath's collaborative approach, combined with her warm and down-to-earth style, fosters a genuine therapeutic relationship. This supportive environment helps clients increase their self-awareness and work towards greater autonomy in their lives, making Dr. Donath an excellent choice for those seeking compassionate and effective mental health care.

  • Location: River Edge, NJ

  • Specialties: OCD, Anxiety, Mood disorders, Behavioral issues, Interpersonal difficulties

  • Services: Individual therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Interpersonal therapy

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These therapists are well-regarded for their expertise in their respective fields and are excellent resources if our practice isn't the right fit for your specific needs. Whether you require specialized care for OCD, anxiety, trauma, or support through life transitions, these professionals can provide the guidance and support you need. If you're ready to take the next step, consider reaching out to one of these highly qualified therapists.

Offering specialized anxiety treatment in Newark, NJ and beyond.  

At Anxiety and Behavioral Health Psychotherapy, we are committed to providing compassionate support for individuals facing various mental health challenges.

At our practice, we specialize in evidence-based therapies for anxiety, OCD, depression, trauma, and sleep difficulties. Utilizing approaches like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, we tailor our treatment to meet the unique needs of each client. We are dedicated to helping you navigate your journey towards healing and wellness, providing personalized and empathetic care every step of the way.

If you're struggling with anxiety or any related issues, we invite you to reach out and explore how we can support you. Contact us today to begin your path to improved mental health and a better quality of life.

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