Student Insurance Website:
(click on Rutgers to find referrals in United network) 

Private Referrals

Carmen Berrios, APRN (Psychiatry/Psychotherapy)
Berrios Psychotherapy Associates
223 Bloomfield Street Suite 101
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 401-0171

Services/Specialties: Addiction, anger management, anxiety or fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD/ADD), career counseling, child or adolescent, divorce, domestic abuse, domestic violence, eating disorders, loss or grief, parenting, trauma and PTSD.

Insurance: Self pay, Aetna, Cigna 

Joseph A. Chan, MSW, LCSW
94 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 202-1421
FAX (973) 707-7616

Specialties include: Biracial/multiracial clients; LGBTQ individuals; students (undergraduate, Master's, Ph.D., law students, nursing and medical school students); survivors of sexual abuse and other trauma; traumatic loss (e.g. SIDS and other sudden and unexpected death); chronic illness; adult children of alcoholics/substance abuse; anxiety and panic disorder; depression; acculturation issues; and new mothers/fathers.

Insurance: Aetna, BCBS PPO (non-Magellan); Magnacare, Multiplan and out of network.

Elizabeth Choby, LCSW
9 Prospect St
Ridgewood, NJ
(201) 445-6832

Specialties: Trauma; psychoanalysis 

Insurance: United Health care; Blue Cross; Aetna; most major ins accepted.

Ralph Cuseglio, LCSW
172 Newark Ave. Floor 3
Jersey City, NJ 07302

10 Fairmount Ave
Chatham, NJ 07928
(646) 450-9291

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, social skills, anger management, adjustment problems, relationship issues, family relationships, and OCD.

Insurance: United Health care; Empire BC/BC; Aetna; Cigna; Oxford 

Abisola Gallagher, Ph.D
659 Eagle Rock Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Services/Specialties: Individual adult therapy, abuse (physical/sexual), anxiety, CBT, EMDR Level I & II, Mood disorders, domestic violence, EAP General, Gay/Lesbian issues, bereavement, PTSD, Rape issues.

Insurance: Aetna, Cigna, United 

Nicole Garcia
8 Hillside Avenue, Suite 206
Montclair, NJ 07042

Specialties include: ADD/ADHD (Cogmed Memory Training), mood disorders, couples

Insurance: out of network

Jackie Gebhardt-Burns
The Counseling and Wellness Center
11 Dunbar Rd.
Springfield, NJ

Hoboken Office
408 Hudson St.

Dr. Pete Specializes in DBT.
Mike Gross specializes in ACT
Jackie Gebhardt-Burns-General mental health issues and family therapy.

Accepts all insurance, but in network with Cigna and Aetna. 

Lorna Goldberg, LCSW
171 Meadowbrook Rd
Englewood, NJ 07631
(home office)

Specialty in cults (but will not work with satanic cults); general practice; psychoanalytically trained

Insurance: out-of-network only; sliding scale. Runs 1x/month support group for former cult members 

Sheila Harrington, LCSW
8 Hillside Avenue, Suite 106
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-2370

Services/Specialties: Addictions Treatment and DBT

Insurance: Self-pay- Sliding scale 

Monica J. Indart, Psy.D.
Grief Counseling Specialist
658 Ridgewood Rd.
Suite One
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Branka Kurta, LCSW
94 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
(201) 214-3623

Service/Specialties: Adolescents & Adults, anxiety, depression, identity issues, immigrants & culturally diverse populations (incl. East Indians, Muslims), sexual abuse, and PTSD.

Insurance: Sliding scale, Aetna, BCBS, Barnabas Health, Cigna, Magna 

Michael S. Likier, Ph.D.
Summit Medical Group
654 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Service/Specialties: Children, Adolescents & Adults, Individual and Family Therapy, Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Stress, Adjustment to medical conditions, Grief and loss, Family Conflict, and Insomnia.

Insurance: Aetna, United, Empire, Oxford Freedom, Medicare & Qualcare, Horizon, Magellan 

Gershon Weiss, LPC, LCADC
Center of Revitalizing Psychiatry
795 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Service/Specialties: Individuals, Couples and Families, adults with traumatic childhood, anxiety, depression, marital issues, and chemical dependency.

Insurance: Magellan, Cigna, Aetna, Horizon, UBH

Community Referrals
Atlantic Behavioral Health
Overlook Hospital
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07902
1-888-247-1400-Access #

Deborah Smith, MS, LCADC

Services Include: Chemical Dependence IOP program (includes groups therapy, individual therapy, aftercare) *Free family groups provided

Insurance: Accepts most major insurances, no Medicaid 

Behavioral Health & Cognitive Therapy Center
654 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
(908) 508-8909

OCD Specialists:
Michael Likier, PhD
Jim Korman, Psy.D., ACT
Liz Nikol, LCSW, ACT
Insurance: Accepts United
International OCD Foundation 

The Center for Enhanced Living
Eating Disorders
17 Hanover Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932

We offer a wide variety of counseling including but not limited to Eating Disorders, Men's Issues, Women's Issues, Adolescent Stress, Mean Girl Issues, Family Relationship issues, Marriage Relationship Issues.

Insurance: In network with Cigna and Aetna, all other-out of network

Office number is 973-845-2280
Cell phone # is 973-534-8422

Care Plus, NJ Inc.
Essex County
60 S Fullerton Avenue Ste 210
Montclair, NJ 07042
(201) 986-5000-Intake #

Services Include: Mental health/substance abuse outpatient program and individual therapy/psychiatry.

Insurance: Accepts most insurance- need to get verification

The Koch Center
The DBT Center of North Jersey
71 Franklin Turnpike, Ste. 8
Waldwick, NJ 07463

40 North Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 670-6450

Dr. Cynthia Koch-Director
(201) 670-6450 x1

Services: DBT groups, Adult and Adolescent DBT IOP programs, Individual and Group therapy, Eating Disorders

Insurance: Out of network provider only (has worked with United in the past) 

Main Street Counseling Center
8 Marcella Ave.
West Orange, NJ 07052

Services: Individual, Family, Group and Couples Therapy

Anger Management Group-$35.00 per class (6 weeks).

Monday-Spanish Group, 7:00-8:00

Tuesday-English Group, 6:00-7:00

Batterers Group-$25.00 (26 weeks)

Parenting Group

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, out of network and sliding scale. 

Mount Carmel Guild Behavioral Health Care System
Hudson County:
285 Magnolia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 395-4800
(201) 395-4813
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., as needed

Essex County:
56 Freeman Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 - 5:00; Thursday 8:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., as needed

Services Include: Mental Health Partial Care and Outpatient programs

Insurance: Accepts Medicaid and Medicare-need verification for other types of insurance

New Community Corporation
Family Service Bureau of Newark
274 South Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ 07103
Phone: 973 412-2056

Kearny Office:
379 Kearny Ave.
Kearny, NJ 07032
201 246-8077

Services: Behavioral and mental health services for individuals, couples, and families with problems ranging from domestic violence, juvenile delinquent behavior, truancy, school problems, child abuse or neglect, delivering core services to victims.

FSB Offers: Parenting groups, Anger management classes, Substance abuse education and counseling, Drug screenings for adults, Therapeutic youth groups covering life skills, anger management, peer pressure and conflict resolution, Provides supportive services to Kinship families in Newark, Customized trainings/workshops for agencies on team building, communication and conflict resolution, Psychiatric services and medication monitoring, Recruitment of and supportive services for Resource (Foster) Families.

Insurance: Medicaid and Sliding Scale 

Summit Oaks Hospital
19 Prospect Street
Summit, NJ 07902
1-800-753-5223-Access #

Paul Fernandez-Community Relations Representative (contact with any issues)
(908) 451-5945

Services Include: Inpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency programs, psychiatric, chemical dependency and dual diagnosis IOP programs, Alcohol/Drug Detox

Insurance: Accepts most managed care and insurance programs, out of network, no Medicaid 

Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Behavioral Health Programs
225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
1-888-841-5564-Access #

Dr. Essie Larsen (Director of DBT IOP program)

Services Include: Psychiatric Inpatient and Outpatient programs, Dual Diagnosis Inpatient program, Substance Abuse; partial care, IOP and OP, Women’s addiction program, and Gambling program.

Insurance: Accepts most major insurances, no Medicaid

Christ Hospital
176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 795-8375

Insurance: Accepts most major insurances and charity care is available

Bergen Regional Medical Center
230 East Ridgewood Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
1-800-730-BRMC (2762) Access center 24/7 hotline
*Also has Family groups and Vivitrol Support Group

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare and Charity care is available 

Carrier Clinic
252 County Road 601
Belle Mead NJ 08502
1-800-933-3579 Access center 24/7 hotline

Insurance: Accepts United and most commercial insurance 

Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2193

Insurance: Accepts most commercial insurance, charity care available 

Shelters in Essex County:

Babyland Family Violence Program
755 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106
Emergency Shelter 24 Hr. Hotline: (862) 438-8045
TTY: (862) 399-3400
Office: (973) 399-3400

Outreach Family Violence Outreach
755 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106
Phone: (973) 399-3400

The Safe House
PO Box 1887
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Emergency Shelter 24 Hr. Hotline: (973) 759-2154
Office: (973) 759-2378

Shelters in Hudson County:

Women Rising, Inc. (formally the YWCA)
Battered Women's Program
270 Fairmount Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Emergency Shelter 24 Hr. Hotline: (201) 333-5700 ext. 511
Office: (201) 333-5700 ext. 511

270 Fairmount Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: (201) 333-5700