Counselors in New Jersey

Cherry Hill (399)Piscataway (248)Westampton (242)Bridgewater (180)Sicklerville (143)Trenton (136)Newark (126)Morristown (107)Toms River (99)East Brunswick (98)Princeton (96)Paramus (95)Matawan (93)Brick (91)Red Bank (86)Hammonton (82)Marlton (78)Montclair (77)Berlin (75)Ridgewood (74)Freehold (70)Jersey City (66)Flemington (65)Lakewood (64)Englewood (61)Fair Lawn (59)Clifton (57)Ewing (56)Mendham (54)Somerville (51)Ramsey (48)Camden (47)Glassboro (46)Phillipsburg (45)Woodbury (44)Livingston (43)Teaneck (41)Hamilton (40)Denville (40)Sparta (40)Wayne (39)Sewell (39)Voorhees (38)Summit (37)Moorestown (37)Eatontown (37)Washington (36)Parsippany (36)Vineland (35)Westfield (35)Mount Laurel (34)Manasquan (34)West Orange (33)Medford (33)Neptune (32)Metuchen (32)Highland Park (32)Florham Park (32)Cranford (31)Pompton Lakes (30)Lawrenceville (30)Newton (30)Perth Amboy (29)Atlantic City (28)New Brunswick (28)Mount Holly (28)South Amboy (28)Burlington (27)Egg Harbor Township (27)Hackensack (26)Elizabeth (26)Hackettstown (26)Maplewood (25)Pittsgrove (24)Bloomfield (24)Bound Brook (24)Manalapan (24)Turnersville (24)Hazlet (23)Boonton (23)Lumberton (23)GLASSBORO (21)Pine Hill (21)Bridgeton (21)Bayville (21)Bayonne (21)Union (21)East Orange (21)Scotch Plains (20)Princeton Junction (20)Pennington (20)Upper Montclair (20)Edison (19)Hoboken (19)Verona (19)Cape May Court House (19)Passaic (19)Haddonfield (19)Madison (19)Bordentown (18)Mountain Lakes (18)Lyndhurst (18)Morganville (18)Northfield (17)Willingboro (17)Salem (17)West Long Branch (17)Linwood (17)Manahawkin (16)Hillsborough (16)Watchung (16)Somerset (16)Rockaway (16)Galloway (16)Chester (15)Collingswood (15)Howell (14)Holmdel (14)Glen Rock (14)Orange (14)Haddon Township (13)Paterson (13)Springfield (13)Stratford (13)Monmouth Junction (13)Pompton Plains (13)Oakhurst (13)North Brunswick (13)Dover (12)Berkeley Heights (12)Magnolia (12)Atco (12)Oaklyn (12)Audubon (12)Caldwell (11)CHERRY HILL (11)Nutley (11)Clinton (11)Skillman (11)Randolph (11)Midland Park (11)Kearny (11)Stanhope (11)Little Silver (10)Montville (10)Oradell (10)Fort Lee (10)Westwood (10)Allendale (10)Branchburg (10)Asbury Park (10)Shrewsbury (10)Millville (9)Mays Landing (9)Franklinville (9)Tinton Falls (9)Bergenfield (9)Margate City (9)Mountainside (9)Clark (9)Plainfield (9)Forked River (9)Irvington (9)Hainesport (9)Cedar Knolls (8)Tenafly (8)Cinnaminson (8)Kinnelon (8)Ridgefield Park (8)Lebanon (8)Whiting (8)Haddon Heights (8)Mahwah (8)Somers Point (8)West Caldwell (8)Wall Township (8)Long Beach Township (7)Chatham (7)West Deptford (7)Jackson (7)Long Branch (7)Colts Neck (7)Dumont (7)Barrington (7)South Plainfield (7)West Milford (7)Point Pleasant Beach (7)Clementon (7)Flanders (7)Basking Ridge (6)Palisades Park (6)New Providence (6)Kendall Park (6)South Orange (6)Gibbsboro (6)Pemberton (6)Egg Harbor Twp (6)Pennsauken (6)Waldwick (6)Aberdeen (6)Hasbrouck Heights (6)East Windsor (6)Fanwood (6)Bernardsville (6)Lyons (6)Atlantic Highlands (6)Wyckoff (6)Pitman (5)Belle Mead (5)Blackwood (5)Old Bridge (5)Chesterfield (5)Ocean (5)Englishtown (5)Green Village (5)Totowa (5)Iselin (5)Ringwood (5)Laurel Springs (5)Spring Lake (5)Riverton (5)Lincoln Park (5)Long Valley (5)Short Hills (5)Roxbury Township (5)Monroe Township (5)Secaucus (5)Sea Girt (5)Hewitt (4)Lanoka Harbor (4)Middletown (4)Middlesex (4)Marmora (4)Marlboro (4)Absecon (4)Rochelle Park (4)Liberty Corner (4)River Vale (4)River Edge (4)Lambertville (4)Ho Ho Kus (4)Roseland (4)Tuckerton (4)Neptune City (4)Fords (4)Far Hills (4)Fairfield (4)Fair Haven (4)East Hanover (4)Delran (4)Cresskill (4)Closter (4)Williamstown (4)Allentown (4)Manville (3)Hawthorne (3)Millburn (3)Lawrence Township (3)Monroe Twp (3)Villas (3)Point Pleasant Boro (3)Succasunna (3)Linden (3)Erial (3)Wall (3)Warren (3)New Egypt (3)Emerson (3)East Rutherford (3)Kingston (3)Island Heights (3)Montvale (3)Millstone Township (3)West New York (3)Ogdensburg (3)Cedar Grove (3)Brielle (3)Old Tappan (3)Belleville (3)Mount Arlington (3)Pine Brook (3)Woodbridge (3)Somerdale (3)Woodland Park (3)Hamburg (3)
Learn more about Counselors and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 6733 specialists practicing Counseling in New Jersey with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 49 hospitals in New Jersey with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Saint Clare's Hospital/Denville, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Atlantic City and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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