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Edison Counseling—Therapy in New Jersey

Jen has a habit of downplaying her feelings. She brushes it off—the hurt, the disappointment, the anger—and tells herself it isn’t a big deal. It seems to help in the moment, but all of those emotions take a toll, of which she suffers from later.

Jen must recognize, explore, and manage these emotions instead of sweeping them under the rug. Doing so will support better overall mental health and wellbeing… but she doesn’t know where to start.

Jen can start by working with a counselor or therapist. Counselors, therapists, and other mental health professionals have the knowledge and the skills to help us better understand and regulate our emotions. This is but one of many areas in which they can prove helpful. They can also help us manage mental health conditions, cope with stress, grieve properly, work through relationship issues, and tackle other challenges that prove harmful to our mental health.

“Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step.” –Mariska Hargitay

To begin working with a mental health professional, you need only schedule an appointment! It’s just like scheduling an appointment to see a doctor for a physical problem or concern you might have. The good news, though, is that at Thriveworks Counseling in Edison, we can often get new clients in for their first appointment within 24 hours of their call.

We don’t want you to wait weeks or months to meet with a counselor, therapist, life coach, or psychologist. We want to get you the help that you’re looking for as soon as possible. That’s what we’ll do when you call us to set up your first session.

Types of Therapy at Thriveworks Edison Therapy

The mental health challenges that we might encounter in any given day are numerous. One day we might feel happy and content; the next we might feel down and unsatisfied with life. Symptoms of a mental illness can begin to develop, difficult feelings can arise, stress can build, and relationship issues can grow from one minute to the next. This is something we must accept.

That said, we need not just endure these symptoms, feelings, stress, and conflicts. Instead, we should do our best to work through them, and if we need a little help, reach out to a mental health professional.

Our mental health practice is built on the mission of helping people live happy, successful lives. We understand the many problems one might bring with them to therapy, which is why we offer a range of mental health services including:

  • Depression therapy
  • Anxiety therapy
  • Trauma and PTSD therapy
  • Grief counseling
  • Couples therapy
  • Marriage counseling
  • Couples therapy
  • Child therapy
  • Teen therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Stress management counseling
  • Anger management counseling
  • Life coaching
  • Career coaching

As you can see, the types of therapy and counseling that we offer focus on specific problems. For example, if you are struggling as a result of the death of a loved one, grief counseling can help you work through your loss and heal. On the other hand, if your marriage feels as if it is falling apart, marriage counseling can help you and your partner address the problems at hand and improve your relationship.

The first thing your Thriveworks counselor, therapist, life coach, or psychologist will do is get to know you: your specific challenges and needs. Then, they will be able to design a treatment plan to address those challenges and needs. This individualized approach to treatment is important to healing and getting the most out of therapy.

Your therapist or counselor will utilize a variety of therapeutic techniques and methods to help you achieve your goals. Some of these methods might include traditional talk therapy, narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, art therapy, and more.

Know that choosing to work with a Thriveworks mental health professional is a smart decision. We are dedicated to providing accessible, uplifting care to all of our clients. We believe the cornerstone to quality care starts with putting you and your needs first.

Schedule a Counseling or Coaching Appointment at Thriveworks Edison Therapy

We are dedicated to helping the people of Edison, NJ live better. People tend to feel ashamed when they struggle mentally or emotionally. We’re here to tell you that there is no shame when it comes to taking care of your mental health and wellbeing.

We might not all talk about our mental health struggles, but we all have them. And it’s important that we pursue the right help to properly manage or overcome these struggles.

Consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Edison to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled, caring mental health professionals. Your counselor, therapist, life coach, or psychologist will provide you with a safe space, free of judgment, for working through your specific challenges. In addition, you can look forward to the following:

  1. Exceptional customer service
  2. Quick scheduling
  3. Flexible appointment options including evenings and weekends
  4. Online counseling opportunities: telephone counseling and video chat counseling
  5. Appointments within 24 hours
  6. Text support via our success navigator
  7. Access to exclusive video content and free e-books

We want our clients to have the best possible experience at Thriveworks Counseling in Edison from start to finish. To start working with one of our mental health providers, simply give our office a call or visit our online booking portal. Our counselors and coaches are excited for the chance to meet with you and join you on your mental health journey. Let us help you thrive.

Our Clients Get More

We call this The Thriveworks Difference

Thriveworks Typical Counseling Practice
Offices open early and late
Same- or next-day appointments
Appointments start on time Unlikely
Care at 240+ locations
Phone access to your provider between sessions
Email access to your provider between sessions
Providers that accept major insurance plans
Online counseling opportunities Unlikely
Ask-a-coach 24hr Q&A
Text support via our Success Navigator
Exclusive video content
Counselor-moderated community discussion
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
A free e-copy of "Leaving Depression Behind"
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Thriveworks Counseling

Schedule your first appointment with a Thriveworks Counselor or Life Coach!

  • 7 Lincoln Hwy Suite 224,
    Edison, NJ 08820

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-12AM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

It’s Time to Start a Relationship with a Thriveworks Counselor

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We believe that everyone can benefit from counseling or coaching with a skilled and caring professional.