Mental Health Providers

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Centers and Group Practices

Equality Mental Health is a dedicated practice specializing in psychotherapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, inter-sexed, genderqueer and straight ally individuals.


Guided by the principals of dignity and respect for all people, Equality Mental Health provides innovative, compassionate and outstanding mental health services to enhance and sustain the well-being of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities.


Phone 201-885-3522

852 Kinderkamack Road, Second Floor, River Edge, New Jersey 07661

Outpatient Rehab and Mental Health Treatment Programs. for Adults and Teens

Support for: Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Services, Substance Abuse, Trauma, Co-occurring Disorders

Outpatient treatment centers throughout NJ including Paramus in Bergen County.


Call 877-716-7079

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Services at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center



Ambulatory Care at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (outpatient medical services)

(201) 225-7130

Individual Therapists

H. Craig Cutler, LCSW, NCPsy.A

Specialties: LGBTQ+ Issues, Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety & OCD, Couples and Family Therapy, Children & Adolescents, Bereavement, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders & Body Image, Disability & Chronic Pain.

Equality Mental Health
852 Kinderkamack Road, 2nd Floor
River Edge, N.J. 07661
(201) 885-3522 

Anthony Dimitrion, LCSW

Specialties: ODC & Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Sexual Health, Couples, and Family Therapy
Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, BCBS, Horizon BCBS, UnitedHealthcare
589 Franklin Turnpike #5,
Ridgewood, N.J. 07450
(609) 401-2983

Chris Warren-Dickins, LLB, MA, LPC

Specialties: Trauma, OCD and anxiety, Domestic Violence, Chronic Pain and Disability Bereavement.

162 East Ridgewood Avenue, #4B,
Ridgewood, N.J. 07450

(201) 779-6917

Mia S. Howard, LCSW, MA, MS Ed, MSW, CYT, CCTPII

Specialties: Trauma, Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Transgender needs, Eating Disorders

Mia S Howard, LCSW ( 

121 Cedar Lane, Suite 3A
Teaneck, NJ 07666

(347) 439-8414

Greg R. Leraci, LPC, NCC, CCMHC

Specialties: Depression and Bipolar Disorders, OCD and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Transgender Mental Health (detailed on the website), Sex Therapy and Sexual Health (detailed on the website), Couples Psychotherapy.

800 Catalpa Avenue- Suite 5,
Teaneck, NJ 07666

(732) 582-4372

Dr. Stephen Oreski LCSW

Specialties: Marriage & Family Therapist

15 Farview Terrace, Suite 1,
Paramus, NJ, 07652
(551) 579-4441

Dwight Panozzo, PhD, LCSW

Specialties: Depression & Bi-polar disorders, OCD & Anxiety, Children & Adolescents, Couples & Family.

60 Wierimus Lane,
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. 07677
(201) 476-1816 

Angelina Valentin, LCSW

Specialties: Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and transgender health. I'm trained in TF-CBT, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy and ERPT, exposure response prevention therapy. 

1 Bridge Plaza N. Ste 275,
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024

(201) 381-1308

Michael Molloy, LCSW

Specialties: LGBTQ+ Issues, Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety, Bereavement, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Disability & Chronic Pain (ages 18+) 

87 Miller Street, Suite 1
Wallington, N.J. 07057

(551) 580-2669

Matthew Rofofsky, LCSW-R

Specialties: Men's issues, Anxiety, Relationship issues

Greeley Square / Penn Station
New York, NY 10001
(201) 308-1742

Matthew on Psychology Today

Christoper Guico, LSW (He/Him)

Specialties: Adolescents, Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar disorders, LGBTQIA+ issues, Trauma, Substance use

Rachel Sanchez Family Counseling

10 Forest Ave, Suite 305-9
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 562-3483 or (973) 310-5614

Christopher on Psychology Today

Alicia Joel, LCSW

Specialties: Telehealth practice specializing in seeing adolescents and adults for anxiety and depression as well as relationship and life transition issues.  In network with BCBS HMO and PPO plans and out of network provider for other plans. 

Imagine Your Best Self

(201) 614-3304

Jennifer Bame, MSW, LCSW

Specialties: Online Video Therapy for adult residents of New Jersey and New York with focus on Anxiety, Life Transitions, Communication Skills, Stress and Anger Management. Insurance Accepted: Cigna, BCBS, United Healthcare/Oxford/Optum. 

Sage Services, LLC

(201) 371-5113

Yuval Freund, Psy. D.

Dr. Freund works with children, adolescents, and adults with mood and anxiety disorders as well as a variety of other difficulties. Dr. Freund is passionate about working with members of the LGBTQ+ community as they navigate their sense of self, identity, and relationship with others.

Life insight Center

300 Knickerbocker Rd, Creskill, NJ

(201) 297-9170

Susan Donnelly, LCSW

Specialties: Trauma recovery, including childhood abuse & neglect, sexual assault, combat, traumatic losses and EMDR.Marital and family therapy, including pre-marital counseling, and divorce counseling. Children and adolescent therapy, including family, school, behavioral and emotional problems. Parents are encouraged to participate in the process. Parental coaching, including step-parenting. Anxiety and panic attacks. Work and career stress. Grief and loss. Spirituality, for clients who might wish to include their faith or spirituality as part of healing. Susan is familiar with many faith traditions.

Ridgewood Therapy
317 Godwin Avenue, Second Floor,
Midland Park, N.J. 07432
(201) 447-0364

Cindy Caneja, LCSW

Cindy earned an MSW from New York University, and a dual Bachelor of Science degree from Kean and Rutgers University in Psychology / Psychiatric Rehabilitation. She has years of experience working in various clinical settings with clients presenting with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and LGBTQ relationship concerns 

Ellie Mental Health

Allendale, NJ

(201) 975-5196

Rachel Dobkins, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) NJ 37PC00739200

National Certified Counselor (NCC, NBCC)

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200, Yoga Alliance)

Certified Mindfulness Instructor (Mindful Schools)  

My specializations include working with LGBTQ+ individuals, couples, and families, as well as parenting support for parents of LGBTQ+ children. I previously worked at Montclair State University's LGBTQ center where I designed and implemented safe space education, engaged in community outreach and advocacy, and provided individual and group counseling to LGBTQ+ students. 

Inner Arrow Counseling Ramsey, NJ (201) 903-2093