While we may like to believe we can solve all the worries of our kids, the truth is, sometimes we need a little outside help – and that’s okay! Seeing a therapist can provide kids young and old with an outlet to talk about themselves in a comfortable space without judgment. There are a number of therapy options for kids around Bergen County who are accepting new patients and seeing them in-person and virtually. When you’re ready to call in the pros, check out one of these practices in your area.
Inspire Wellness (formerly The COR Group) brings together psychologists, social workers, counselors and coaches to offer sessions for anxiety, behavioral issue, depression and more. The well-rounded, highly qualified team has experience with all age ranges to offer the best care for improving your child’s overall health and well-being. In-person and virtual sessions available.
Glen Rock, Tenafly, Paramus, 201-564-7331
Behaved Brain Wellness Center takes a holistic approach to pediatric therapy, using a combination of play therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy and mindfulness. This center works with kids with oppositional defiance, transitional issues, school stress, anxiety and more in a safe environment that strives to help families progress positively. In-person and virtual sessions available.
Lisa D’Acierno and Associates works with kids of all ages, focusing on ADHD, autism, depression, teen issues, anxiety, and family struggles. D’Acierno knows there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to helping kids, which is why she focuses on the individual needs of each patient. The practice is currently holding all sessions virtually.
Family Psychiatry and Therapy treats a number of issues that children, teens and young adults are dealing with. Wendy Yecies, LCSW, has experience treating self-harm behaviors, anxiety, mood disorders, difficult life transitions, family conflict and coping skills. She focuses on treating the whole client, working with PCPs, nutritionists and psychiatrists to create the best care. In-person and virtual sessions available.
Paramus, Upper Saddle River, 201-977-2889/917-685-8968
Dr. Mark Cetta uses a number of treatment approaches to work with children, including cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation training and mindfulness, and play therapy among others. Dr. Cetta knows and understands the stresses of childhood, and works with the family to understand each child’s needs. In-person and virtual sessions available.
The Clinic at NJI provides kids, adolescents and their families with a highly trained therapist at an affordable rate. Each patient gets individually assessed in a judgment-free zone, for treatment areas such as anxiety and fear, depression, impulse control disorder, trauma and personality disorders. In-person and virtual sessions available.
Dr. Douglas Samuels has worked with children for a number of years, specializing in clinical child and adolescent psychology. Through working with his health care team, he creates a unique treatment plan for each client, focusing on mental illness, depression, social growth, anxiety, and anger. In-person and virtual sessions available.
Dana Pavese of Pavese Psychotherapy provides behavioral health counseling and mental health services to kids of all ages. Pavese is currently seeing patient virtually.
Ramsey Family Therapy is leading individuals and families down a path to focus on growth and living the best life through a customized treatment program that fits each person’s needs. Therapists cover a range of emotional and behavioral issues including depression, anxiety and stress management, and strive to make each patient feel comfortable and at-ease.