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Amelia Peverada
Self Pay Rate: $99

Amelia Peverada, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Amelia Peverada is a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. She has focused on treating addictions and has worked with a variety of populations from juvenile offenders to adults in outpatient settings. In addition, her specialties include depression, anxiety, and anger management. Amelia's experience has highlighted the importance of being warm and providing unconditional positive regard for those she works with.

Amelia graduated from Monmouth University with a Master's in Mental Health Counseling. She also has a Master's degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She has a passion for helping people and believes that therapy is a personal process and not a "one size fits all" approach. Amelia believes it's important to create a safe space where you are comfortable sharing and don't feel judged. She uses a variety of approaches based on the individual need/concern, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing.

"Sometimes we struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction, or anger and we need help finding ways to cope. Sometimes life just gets complicated. Whatever the obstacle may be, I am here to help you regain your sense of strength and control," says Amelia. "I look forward to working with you as you navigate this next chapter of your life!"

Education

Masters in Mental Health Counseling
Monmouth University

Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
Chani Goode
Self Pay Rate: $99

Chani Goode, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care 

Chani Goode is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with a wide range of experience in working with individuals and groups of all ages who seek help with social and emotional awareness, relationships, parenting, existential anxiety, and other mental health issues. Chani is professional, empathic, and supportive of individuals from all walks of life.

Chani completed both her Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Education (MEd) at Mercy College, and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Rutgers University. She utilizes collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, and solution focused approaches to therapy, always maintaining the creativity, flexibility, and professionalism necessary to meet the needs of every unique individual, couple, and group.

Chani seeks to establish a warm, caring, and genuine relationship with you in order to assist in building your strengths, meeting your goals, and living the meaningful and rewarding life you value and desire.

Education 

Master of Social Work
Rutgers University 

Specialties 

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Personality Disorders 
  • Stress Management  
  • Self Esteem 
  • Existential Issues 
  • Relationship Issues 
  • Parenting Issues
Charles Graff
Self Pay Rate: $99

Charles Graff, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Charles Graff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 7 years of experience in the mental health field. He enjoys working with people of all ages and has served young adults, adults, and seniors struggling with anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, anger management, stress, mood disorders, college life, and a variety of other mental health challenges.

Charles earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. He tends to utilize evidence-based treatment approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), as well as incorporating mindfulness-based, solutions-focused therapy, and grounding techniques, to name a few.

Charles has a passion for helping others and is always looking for ways to help clients improve, with professional assistance and individualized mental health care.

Education

Masters Degree in Social Work
Rutgers University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Stress
  • Mood Disorders
Chedva Berger
Self Pay Rate: $99

Chedva Berger, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Chedva Berger is a Licensed Social Worker who has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families across a spectrum of diverse cultural backgrounds. She has assisted her clients through trauma, anxiety, depression, familial and relational conflict, addiction, and life transitions. Her myriad of experiences gives her a deep understanding of the human experience and provides her with much compassion.

Chedva completed her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences at Excelsior University and graduated with a Master's in Social Work from Rutgers University. She utilizes an eclectic approach in order to tailor her practice to best match your individual needs, resulting in the most effective positive changes. Some of the various therapeutic modalities she uses are strength-based therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, family systems, exposure therapy (ERP), and mindfulness-based therapy.

Chedva seeks to establish an understanding and safe space to help you identify those thoughts and feelings that are holding you back from living the meaningful life you desire. While you may not be able to change your past, you can change your future. If you are unsure about therapy, give it a try, you and your future deserve it!

Education

Rutgers University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Familial and relationship conflicts
  • Addiction
  • Life transitions
Lindsay Dunnells
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lindsay Dunnells, LCSW, LCADC

Philosophy of Care

Lindsay Dunnells is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCSW, LCADC) who has worked in the behavioral health field with a focus on substance use disorders, anger and stress management, anxiety and depression, and healthy relationships since graduating from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2007.

Lindsay employs an eclectic, solutions-focused approach to working with individuals based on their presenting needs, including cognitive, dialectical, and rational emotive behavior therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy, psychotherapy, motivational enhancement therapy, and mindfulness-based techniques.

Lindsay strives to create an environment where individuals feel seen, heard, and comfortable to share openly, cultivate self-awareness, and develop self-efficacy applying tools developed to achieve their goals.

Education

Columbia University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Panic
  • Depression
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Anger Management
Michael Enwere
Self Pay Rate: $239: Intake
$189: Follow-up

Michael Enwere, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Michael Enwere is a licensed nurse practitioner in the state of New Jersey who has seven years’ experience treating adults and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, ADHD, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Robert Morris University and received his Masters of psychiatric nurse practitioner from Walden university. 

Michael has an extinguished professional as a licensed nurse practitioner in the state of New Jersey who has seven years’ experience treating adults and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, ADHD, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Robert Morris University and received his Masters of psychiatric nurse practitioner from Walden university. 

Michael has an extinguished professional experience and has also pursued complementary and alternative therapeutic modalities for personal health. He seeks to establish a caring relationship with you in order to help you actualize your strengths and desires. Michael has a compassion for trauma and mental health, and he is devoted to serve those in need of faith based mental health care.

Michael has a humanistic philosophy of holistic care for both mind and body, and an abiding commitment to individualized and comprehensive care for patients. He is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes her time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health and safety of all his patients.

Education

Walden university
Masters of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Self injury
Miriam Toledano
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Miriam Toledano, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Miriam is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She has experience treating adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and many other mental health conditions. Miriam is a caring and compassionate person who works diligently to provide education on the best possible treatment options and plans, including medication and non medication options.

Miriam completed her master's degree at Rowan University, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and worked at Cooper University Hospital for the past 7 years caring for patients in the hospital setting. Miriam provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management with special attention to individual needs using a holistic approach with a focus on mind and body. She believes that the best outcomes are those that are built on a foundation of trust and authenticity between patient and provider.

Miriam's goal is to develop an individualized treatment plan and help guide you on your mental health journey.

Education

Rowan University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
Perl Kahn
Self Pay Rate: $99

Perl Kahn, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Perl Kahn is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of New Jersey with several years of experience working with adult and senior-aged individuals, couples, and families to aid them in meeting their goals and managing their challenges, which often include processing trauma and anxiety, parenting difficulties, grief, undeveloped conflict resolution skills, ADHD, and relationship dysfunction.

Perl graduated with a master’s in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University of Nebraska. She believes that loneliness lies at the center of much of our emotional anguish. By working together with Perl she'll help you to heal the parts that suffered alone and strengthen the whole self through achievement and joy. Her clients find sessions to be both profoundly meaningful and enjoyable. Laughter, music, pets, and nature are all invited into sessions with Perl.

She wants you to know that no dream is too great to achieve or too small to be worth the attention. Perl welcomes any questions or concerns you may have and looks forward to embarking on your journey together. Perl excels in helping her clients create safe and supportive spaces in therapy and inside of themselves, where they can be at home, heard, and seen.

Education

Bellevue University
Master's in Clinical Counseling

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
Robin Carlock
Self Pay Rate: $99

Robin Carlock, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Robin Carlock is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) who specializes in treating addiction, mental health symptoms, trauma/post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), life transitions, women’s issues, and LGBTQ+ or other sexuality issues in adolescents, teens, and adults. In Robin’s career, she has worked with individuals, couples, and families providing clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions.

Robin completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Monmouth University. She anticipates becoming a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in May 2022. Robin is also problem gambling certified. She is empathic and provides a safe space to explore sensitive topics. She encourages her clients to exercise their creativity, personal beliefs, and cultural practices for the best success rates. Robin traveled abroad and stayed in Spain for some time, which helped her gain skills in cultural competence, and she has integrated this into her style.

Robin hopes to create a therapeutic relationship that makes you feel safe within sessions and to assist in reaching your goals. Two of her top priorities are maintaining confidentiality and providing a nonjudgmental space for you to vent about any and all subjects. Robin utilizes multiple modalities of evidenced-based practices to provide the best care. Her therapeutic style consists of strength-based, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness practices, motivational interviewing, and positive psychology. She promotes a client-centered and holistic approach to incorporate the mind and body into treatment. Robin believes that therapy is a place for growth and patience for yourself to see the growth to happen.

Education

Monmouth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Life Transitions
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Orientation/ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Sharon Ryan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sharon Ryan, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Sharon Ryan is a Licensed Associate Counselor and Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor with a passion for client-centered care. After completing her MEd in Counseling at William Paterson University, she worked for several years as a counselor for The Renfrew Center, working with adolescent and adult clients presenting with eating and weight disorders, depression, anxiety, and other co-morbidities.

Sharon returned to school to continue her education and gain more experience with other populations, training in play therapy, sand tray therapy, LGBTQIA issues, sexuality, grief counseling, and whole-person health and wellness. Her focus is on holistic therapy, addressing the individual in terms of their mind, body, and spirit, which is helpful for children, teens, and adults of all ages.

Mental health is essential to physical health, not an extraneous element of it. Sharon says she wants to learn as much about the whole human being as possible in order to provide the best care. Sometimes it can be difficult to talk about personal issues that are affecting your life — children, teens, and adults all feel this way! So if you feel like you need to talk to someone for direction, support, or to just try to figure out a challenging situation, you can find that with Sharon in a safe, judgment-free environment. She looks forward to working with you!

Education

William Paterson University
Master's in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Health Monitor
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Orientation / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
Toby Arnold
Self Pay Rate: $99

Toby Arnold, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Toby is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of New Jersey with a wide range of experience helping children, families, and adults to manage mental health challenges like addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, and familial and relational conflict.

Toby completed her bachelor’s degree at Concordia College and her Master of Social Work at Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She has worked in both in-home and clinical settings with various cultures and lifestyles. The basis of Toby’s work is that there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to mental health treatment.

Toby aims to create a safe space for her clients so they can feel understood and begin to heal. She utilizes a wide range of modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) as well as client-centered, family systems, strength-based, and solution-focused therapy. Toby also has experience working with children using child-centered play therapy and sand tray therapy. Through a wide range of modalities and her genuine care, Toby looks forward to helping you live every day to its fullest.

Education

Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
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Robin is incredible. She is kind, compassionate, empathic, and extremely patient. She provided me with a safe environment that allowed me to vent comfortably. Robin was extremely helpful and provided me with excellent coping mechanisms that I will carry and use daily. She is truly extraordinary!
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Robin made me feel so comfortable and it was easy to ease into change.
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Truly the best of the best!

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Thriveworks is great and really cares for clients, I fully recommend them! And I honestly cannot say enough good things about Sharon Ryan. I never feel wrong, crazy, or judged while speaking with her. She is so comforting and provides excellent, accurate insights. I really appreciate her interest and understanding as well as her flexibility for appointments. I’ve been struggling with losing interest in hobbies that I once loved. With Sharon’s help, I’ve developed new interests I’ve always wanted to try and expanded my horizons. Thank you so much, truly, from the bottom of my heart!
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I recommend checking out Thriveworks to find a mental health care provider that can suit your needs. The owners are sweet, genuine people who make it their mission to help others by connecting therapists and those who want a little guidance. Your mental health is important (especially these days) and you don't need to being in a crisis to see a therapist! In fact, its better to seek out a therapist before you can't cope on your own.
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