Image of a therapist and client in a counseling session.

500,000 people sought help at Thriveworks in the last year

Discover how starting life coaching can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Meet with a provider as soon as this week

2 therapists available at Newark
View all Newark providers


Aetna, AmeriHealth, Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card), +19 more
Coping Skills, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma / PTSD

Having come from the foster care system, I can relate to and understand the importance of mentorship, resilience, acceptance, and access to social sup... Having come from the foster care system, I can relate to and understand the importance of mentorship, resilience, acceptance, and access to social supports. Read more


Aetna, Carelon, Cigna | Evernorth, +15 more
Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Stress, Bipolar Disorder, Life Transition, +3 more

As a hispanic minority counselor, I understand the struggles and unique issues of cultural identity in the therapeutic environment.

Starting Life coaching

What is Life coaching?

Life coaching is a personalized support system that helps individuals clarify goals, develop action plans, and navigate challenges. Coaches employ effective communication and active listening to assist clients in overcoming obstacles, unlocking their potential, and achieving personal growth for a more fulfilling life.

How does Life coaching work?

In life coaching, our coaches utilize diverse therapeutic techniques that are tailored to individuals, including cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, mindfulness, and positive psychology approaches. They also utilize active listening and empathetic communication to provide a supportive space for you to explore and achieve personal goals and overcome challenges, fostering personal growth and clarity.

Is Life coaching conducted in person or online?

Life coaching with our therapists in Newark, NJ is conducted both in person and virtually via online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Life coaching last?

The number of life coaching sessions someone attends can differ based on the coach and the client's choices. How many sessions are needed and how often they occur often hinges on the client's objectives and the complexity of their concerns. Some clients might opt for a few sessions to tackle particular goals or issues, while others may decide on ongoing coaching sessions to work on personal growth and life enhancement over a more extended period of time. Thriveworks Newark therapists work with clients to create goals and potential timelines for treatment.

Need more help deciding?

You may be familiar with the popular TV show Shameless. It’s based on six Gallagher siblings who live together in Chicago and work together to pay bills, get jobs, and find happiness. The eldest child, Fiona, takes on a mother role and cares for her five other siblings. While she struggles with this big task, she makes it work and eventually decides to pursue owning her own business. After trial and error, she eventually lands on purchasing an apartment complex which she plans to renovate. As we all know, life has a funny way of getting to us which in Fiona’s case, causes her to have a lot of high highs and low lows. For the goals and aspirations she has for her life, Fiona could greatly benefit from the guidance and support of a life coach.

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in getting what we want, that we forget to ask ourselves why we wanted it in the first place.” – Ian Gallagher

Life coaches work with people to help them find an equal balance between their personal and professional lives. Their goal is to guide their clients and help them in making monumental decisions in life like buying a house, taking a new job, or moving to a new city. The life coaches at Thriveworks Newark Counseling are experts in helping people hurdle their obstacles and grow into their personal lives and careers. If there is something you want to achieve or need a little extra help getting out of your rut, consider reaching out to our office. We’d love to help you.

Scenarios for Life Coaching: How Can it Help?

The life coaches at Thriveworks Newark Counseling work to help people find their goals and work to achieve them. Our coaches will use a variety of different methods and techniques to help you figure out what your talents are, what areas in life you feel like are lacking, and help you move up your career latter. Here are some scenarios in which a life coach could prove to be beneficial:

  1. You are in a relationship of four years and you and your partner really haven’t discussed taking the next step. You know you love your partner and it’s hard to imagine life without them. However, there are things that still bother you and you don’t know if they’re worth fighting for. You’d really like to travel more but your partner is okay with never leaving their hometown. While that’s great for them, it’s not for you. You don’t know how to move forward.

Life coaches will work with you to figure out where your values align and make a strategy for how to achieve them. They can also help you make hard decisions like whether moving on from your relationship would be the most beneficial or teach you the tools for better communication.

  1. You’ve been working at the same company since you’ve graduated college and you’re coming up on your fifth anniversary. You’re hoping for either a raise or to be promoted to the next position up. You feel like you’ve been working hard enough to earn it, but your boss ends up choosing someone else for the position and you still don’t get a raise. You want to work somewhere where you feel appreciated for the work you do but don’t know where to turn.

A life coach can work with you to better understand what your career goals are and needs as an employee. Maybe you want to switch to a whole new field or maybe you just need help finding a company that better aligns with your views.

  1. As a parent with two young children, you are constantly on the go. When you find out that your grandma can no longer live on her own, she moves into your home. Now you have two kids to take care of and just became a full-time caregiver to your grandparent. You know that your schedule is too packed to take on this role, but you are feeling guilty over the thought of finding them a retirement home to live in.

Your life coach will be able to help you weigh the pros and cons of each scenario and offer skills on how to problem-solve. They can help you make tough decisions like this while also taking into account your mental wellbeing.

Life Coaching: What to Expect 

Life coaches will have you rate different areas of your life such as career, finances, love, and personal leisure on a scale from 1 to 10 to get you thinking about where you might need some assistance. What career would you choose? If money was not a factor, where would you vacation and for how long? What would you want in a dream home? These types of “miracle questions” get us thinking and moving in the right direction

Life coaches work with people to find the issues that stop them from moving forward and pursuing their dreams. They can equip you with the tools, skills, and knowledge to turn your dreams into reality. In addition, they will be your biggest motivators, help you stay accountable, and push you in the right direction.

Work with a Professional Life Coach at Thriveworks Newark, NJ 

When you decide to work with a life coach, it’s important to make sure that you are going with a trusted professional who has the credentials and background to help you. At Thriveworks Newark, NJ, our life coaches are those trust professionals. If you have something hindering you from achieving your goals in life or simply just don’t know what to do next, consider working with us.

To get started, visit our online booking portal or give us a call. We have flexible scheduling options, accept most major insurance carriers, and don’t operate with a waitlist. Don’t wait any longer to start living the life you want. We look forward to working with you.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Newark therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth

  • Amerihealth Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • EmblemHealth

  • First Health Network

  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey | BCBS

Show more
Self-pay costs at Newark
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session


Ongoing sessions


Talk therapy


Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session


Ongoing sessions


Hear from our clients

Thriveworks Newark has no reviews yet, but check out these reviews from locations in New Jersey.

4.5 Thriveworks Newark reviews are collected through
Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
Review left on

Where to find us

0 photos

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Newark is located off of Chestnut St, just west of Independence Park. Our building is neighbored by No Pão at Café Caffé and Ibituruna Insurance Agency, and is across the street from Maria’s. Parking is available on the west side of the building, and the closest bus stop is Pacific St. at Chestnut St.

Phone number

(862) 500-4813

Languages spoken by NJ providers

  • Italian
  • English
  • Bengali
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Shown in ET

Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Shown in ET