Adult Services: West Bergen Mental Healthcare-Where health comes to mind
Who We Are…
West Bergen was founded in 1963 as a Child Guidance Clinic. As the needs of the community grew, so did West Bergen. To better serve the residents of the surrounding area. West Bergen expanded into a full-range community mental health center serving over 3000 people each year.
We offer a wide variety of quality programs and services tailored to the special needs of children, families, adults and seniors. Our goal treatment that will help to improve the overall quality of your life and help you feel better. West Bergen is committed to meeting the psychological needs of our clients with sensitivity and responsive innovative services at the highest possible standard. We strive to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve…one life at a time.
West Bergen offers a variety of outpatient services meeting the needs of adults and seniors.
Adult Counseling Services…
Anger Management Program:
West Bergen provides anger management services to individuals through a group therapy setting for both children and adults. Goals include self-regulation, dealing with criticism, anger control and peer control.
Anxiety Disorders Program:
A specialized, short term program designed to alleviate the symptoms of clients who experience a variety of anxiety disorders. West Bergen’s team of highly skilled therapists utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients master current difficulties and to develop greater coping skills for the future.
Level 1 Autism Disorders (Formerly Asperger’s-Related Services):
West Bergen’s Level 1 Autism Spectrum Disorders Services offers a broad range of highly specialized programs for children, adolescents and adults with Asperger’s related symptoms. Services include Therapeutic Social Skills Groups, Comprehensive Evaluations and Individual and Family Treatment.
Depression Intervention Program:
Services for treatment of depression and related mood disorders are available for children and adults. In addition, West Bergen is designated as a Center of Excellence by Columbia University for the successful completion of advanced training in the areas of depression and behavior disorders.
This program is designated to help parents and children understand and manage the emotional and behavioral responses to divorce. The program is appropriate for families in any stage of divorce; newly separated in process of divorcing, recently or many years post-divorce.
Employee Assistance Program:
West Bergen’s Employee Assistance Program provides assessment, referrals and short-term, problem focused treatment to individuals who may be experiencing personal problems that begin to affect job performance. West Bergen contracts with local municipalities to provide this service.
Family and Individual Services:
West Bergen’s Center for Children and Youth provides individual and family therapy designated to address clients’ concerns and problems, as well as to strengthen overall functioning. Our therapists are well trained in family systems, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapeutic techniques.
Individual, Group and Couples Counseling:
The West Bergen Counseling Group offers individual and group therapy designed to promote personal growth, address concerns and improve each individual’s sense of well being. In addition, our highly trained clinical staff is also available to assist couples in understanding and resolving their relational issues.
For Emergencies call: (201) 262-HELP (4357) or Call 911!
West Bergen Mental Healthcare
120 Chestnut Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
West Bergen Center for Children and Youth
One Cherry Lane
Ramsey, NJ 07446
West Bergen Counseling Group
860 Wyckoff Avenue, 2nd Floor
Mahwah, NJ 07430
For additional information or to schedule an appointment please contact our ACCESS CENTER at (201) 485-7172.
Disclaimer: This information was taken from the West Bergen Mental Healthcare Adult Services pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email them for more information on the program.