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Counselor / Therapist in Pompton Plains, NJ

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Dr. Peter Berzins, Ph.D

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Dr. Peter Berzins
Dr. Brittany Ryan-Berzins
Dr. Peter Berzins is a licensed clinical psychologist (# 4806) in NJ and NY. He specializes in individual psychotherapy with adolescents and young adults, as well as marriage counseling with couples. He is an expert in treating depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. Dr. Berzins has an extraordinary ability to connect with pre-teens and teenagers, even those who are resistant to engaging in therapy. Beyond that, he has extensive experience providing therapy to college students and helping them transition into young adulthood. Dr. Berzins provides a uniquely non-judgmental environment in which clients feel free to express themselves and explore their conflicts, while creating real change. Dr. Berzins has over fifteen years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.

Dr. Brittany Ryan-Berzins is a licensed clinical psychologist (# 4961) in NJ. She specializes in individual therapy with women, adolescent girls, and preschoolers. She treats depression, anxiety, and stress specifically associated with transitions for women and girls. She has conducted research on cutting and other self-injurious behavior and treats adolescents who resort to self-injury to cope with their feelings. Dr. Ryan-Berzins has extensive experience helping girls develop healthy self-esteem and a positive self-image. She has vast experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma (neglect, abuse, violence, or victimization) and the impact that it has on individuals' relationships.She creates a warm, especially accepting environment where people feel free to explore their conflicts as well as hopes for the future . Dr. Ryan-Berzins is genuinely interested in what makes you who you are and how you can flourish in a world with increasing demands.
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Dr. Berzins received his Masters Degree from Columbia University. He earned his Doctorate Degree from Fordham University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. His dissertation investigated the relationship between therapeutic alliance with adolescents and their outcome in therapy. Additionally, he was awarded a NYU fellowship in psychoanalytic treatment of children and adults. Dr. Berzins completed his APA accredited internship at the Drew University counseling center and Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital. Given his research on therapeutic alliance, he believes there should be an emphasis on developing a trusting relationship or alliance with your psychologist to maximize gains in therapy.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Adolescents  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anger Management  Marriage Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Play Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Psychoanalysis
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Eating Disorders  Stress Management
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
Education/Training
Masters Degree- Columbia University
Doctorate Degree- Fordham University
Memberships
APA
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit card
Hours:9-8
License:doctor
Location
498 Newark Pompton Turnpike
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