Find a marriage counselors in Kearny, NJ

Find marriage counselors in Kearny, NJ

Find marriage counselors in Kearny, NJ

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Top 10 marriage counselors in Kearny, NJ

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Heidi Kling, PhD

Heidi Kling, PhD

New on Thervo
Offers online services
24+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience helping people to work through difficulties such as loss or trauma, conflicts in relationships, or trouble with addiction. I use a direct and interactive approach to help clients clarify problems, apply strategies to minimize negative behavior patterns, and cope more effectively with painful emotions. I also encourage self-reflection so that problems are less likely to recur in the future. At times, this may require confronting past experiences that are surfacing in the present in the form of symptoms such as depression, anxiety, anger, or problems with intimacy.
Lori Morgan

Lori Morgan

New on Thervo
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
I strive to create a supportive space for clients to engage in healing and personal growth and offer a caring and honest approach to facilitating change and self-discovery by providing thought-provoking questions and new perspectives to a client's problems. I believe that the relationship between an individual and therapist is the foundation for a successful treatment experience and I will work with you to mobilize your capacity for healing and self-care.
EdDs.

EdDs.

5.0(1)
Offers online services
7 hires on Thervo
32+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
Charlie U. says, "Very helpful " Read more
Dr. Walter J. Matweychuk

Dr. Walter J. Matweychuk

New on Thervo
Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
Serves Kearny, NJ
Dr. Albert Ellis and Dr. Aaron Beck, the two founders of cognitive behavior therapy, have trained me. I have 28 years of experience. I work at the University of Pennsylvania and teach at New York University. I have authored books on psychotherapy and train young psychologists. My qualifications are second to none. This professional background allows me to quickly help people understand the reasons for their emotional and behavioral problems. I then teach people HOW to avoid responding to the life's adversity and their relationship conflicts in self-defeating ways. I teach you how not to let other people drive you to emotional disturbance. I s...
Iamhypno, LLC

Iamhypno, LLC

5.0(3)
Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
22+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
Stacy P. says, "Andrew is the real deal! If you want to see major changes in your life, I highly recommended some hypnotherapy sessions with him! He helped me unblock some past trauma and now I feel more in control of my life than I have felt in a long time, probably ever!" Read more
Chivarom

Chivarom

New on Thervo
Serves Kearny, NJ
Since I was young, my mom who was a professional therapist herself always asked me to give her massage after a long day. Day by day, she passed on her knowledge to me I’m proudly to present my way of therapists that not only massage work but you’d be experienced spirit healing, received positive energy, enhanced chakra healing power, increasingly the blood supply travelling around your body. Focusing on the natural flow of energy within your body to improve emotional, physical, and spiritual health.  With my impassioned, I also guarantee that my session would make you feel more positive as it lowers your stress levels, thereby creating a h
Therapy Coach On Demand

Therapy Coach On Demand

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
8+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
Linna Z. says, "I like the balance Alona provides between therapy and coaching. My depression gets in the way of my career planning, and she was the first to point out that I'll need to address my depression first before moving on to big decisions like career. Also, Alona happens to be doing many of the same things I want to do - social work, music teaching and art. She asks good questions to get to the heart of a problem. For the service she provides, her rates are excellent." Read more
Synergy Of Spirit Counseling And Hypnosis

Synergy Of Spirit Counseling And Hypnosis

5.0(1)
Offers online services
3 hires on Thervo
26+ years in business
Serves Kearny, NJ
Mary P V. says, "Kind,caring, professional" Read more

Your marriage counseling questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does marriage counseling cost?

Marriage counseling costs $120 to $250 per session for in-person therapy or $90 to $230 per session for virtual counseling. Prices depend on the length of the session, the therapist's experience, the counseling method, and your location. Prices are highest in major metropolitan areas like New York, Boston, Seattle, and San Francisco.

Is marriage counseling covered by insurance?

Marriage counseling is typically not covered by insurance unless it's prescribed by a medical doctor due to a billable diagnosis, such as depression or bipolar disorder. Contact your insurance provider to confirm your coverage details.

What is marriage counseling, and what should I expect in a session?

Marriage counseling, also called couples therapy, is a solution-focused type of therapy that helps couples overcome struggles, resolve conflicts, and improve their relationship.

In your first session, you and your partner will discuss your relationship issues and goals with the therapist. The therapist will often ask questions to clarify your problems and concerns. The therapist then develops a goal-oriented plan for the upcoming sessions.

The therapist may use one or several methods and techniques to help you and your partner work towards resolution, and may give you homework to do alone or together in between sessions.

Does marriage counseling work, and is it worth it?

Marriage counseling works best when both partners actively participate and work together on the relationship during and in between sessions. Research shows current marriage counseling techniques like the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) have a 70% to 75%+ success rate.

Marriage counseling is often worth the cost even for happy couples. Benefits of marriage counseling include:

  • Improved communication
  • More compassion and acceptance between partners
  • A better understanding of your needs and how to express them
  • A deeper connection with your partner
  • Improved intimacy

How long does marriage counseling last?

Marriage counseling lasts 3 to 6 months, depending on your needs and the issues you're hoping to resolve. A couple seeking therapy to resolve one small issue may benefit from fewer sessions, while a couple considering divorce may need 6+ months.

Weekly therapy sessions typically last 45 to 90 minutes. Most counselors recommend committing to one session per week for at least three months, as becoming comfortable with the therapy process and opening up to the therapist and each other takes time.

How can I choose the best marriage counselor near me?

Look for a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), as most counselors without this specialty have only introductory training in couples therapy. Follow these tips to find the best marriage counselor near you:

  • Discuss your preferences and goals with your partner.
  • Explore the different relationship therapy methods and look for a counselor certified in your preferred method. Two popular, science-backed methods are the Gottman Method and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT).
  • Ask for recommendations from your medical provider.
  • Read counselors' reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Confirm the counselor accepts your insurance or offers a sliding-scale rate.
  • Ask about telemedicine and virtual visit options.
  • Schedule an initial consultation to make sure you're happy with the counselor's communication style and empathy.

What questions should I ask a marriage counselor?

Ask these questions to help you choose a marriage counselor who will help you and your partner achieve the best results:

  • What training and certifications do you have?
  • Do you primarily work with couples?
  • What therapy modalities and techniques do you use?
  • How long are your sessions?
  • How many sessions do you think we need?
  • What is a typical session like?
  • How do you measure progress?
  • Do you offer discounted packages, payment plans, or sliding scale rates?
  • What should we do to prepare for the first session?
  • Do you assign reading or homework between sessions?

Reviews for Kearny marriage counselors

Recent success stories from people in the Kearny area.
Kathryn C.
I engaged Andrew to help with my fear of driving, and my generalized anxiety. Andrew was a game changer. Over several sessions, he employed a combination of talk therapy, hypnotherapy, and recommended videos and audio tracks, to help me recognize my anxiety triggers and address them (in the moment and over time). With his help, I was able to learn techniques that have resulted in a substantial increase in my driving confidence and ability to manage my anxiety. My family and I are forever thankful to him.
Iamhypno, LLC
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