Therapists in New Jersey specializing in Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues

Below you’ll find a list of therapists in New Jersey who specialize in pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues and are available for online and in-person therapy sessions. You can review each therapist’s profile page to decide if they’re right for you, and then easily book an appointment.

Therapy for Pregnancy, Perinatal, and Postpartum Issues

Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum issues entail any real or perceived problems or difficulties stemming from the childbirth experience. Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum experiences are stressful in many positive and negative ways while the physical body experiences immense stress. Situations vary but may be remedied through therapy and support. Working with a therapist who specializes in pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum issues may help someone overcome any linked mental health challenges.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in New Jersey

Finding a therapist in New Jersey may be easier in the cities of Newark and Jersey City. Online therapy is also a great option to avoid travel or if a therapist with a certain speciality is not located near you. 

Out of pocket costs for therapy in New Jersey will be similar yet slightly lower than New York and will run between $100 - $150+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs might start at $125 - $175+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are currently 22,080 counselors working in New Jersey with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.). 

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the NJ211 website and/or see if you qualify for Medicaid.

Licensed clinicians (and even interns) are held to strict practice guidelines to protect clients. If you’d like to learn more about identifying and reporting misconduct, learn more here.

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